"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
The winners of the 2007 Asturias award for technical and scientific research have been announced in Oviedo, Spain. The award is shared by two
As demonstrations continue in the Muslim world against Britain’s’ decision to honour controversial author Salman Rushdie with a knighthood, Iran has
France and Spain have agreed to set limits on any change in the original text of the European Constitutional Treaty. They presented a draft to the
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh has presided over a meeting of his cabinet in Gaza City, the first since militants seized control last week
Responding to complaints from the search engine company Google, and the concerns of competition regulators, Microsoft has agreed to modify its
The third day of the Paris Air Show and in focus is the “Space Alliance” partnership between Thales of France and Italy’s Finmeccanica. The expansion
German phone operator Deutsche Telekom has reached an agreement with the Ver.di union on the transfer of 50,000 workers to jobs where they will be
Whether they are Palestinian, Iraqi, Somali or Afghan, they live in a state of turmoil and torment, and the numbers are growing.
This year, Iraqis
Mahmoud Abbas has accused what he calls “foreign elements” of fomenting the Palestinian crisis which ended in Hamas taking control of Gaza.
Israel has started to allow into its territory some of the Palestinians trying to flee Gaza.
Ambulances were on hand to take the ill or wounded to