"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"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"
More people are being evacuated in south-west England as a major river threatens to burst its banks in the town of Gloucester. Up to 150,000 homes in
“A victory for democracy”. That was the verdict of the Turkish press today after the ruling AK Party won a new election and also increased its share
The last king of Afghanistan has died in Kabul. 92 year-old Mohammed Zahir Shah ruled his nation for 40 years before fleeing to exile in Italy in
They called him Imam Beckenbauer in school – the man who has just won a second term in office in Turkey is fervent about his religion and his
Families of the Polish pilgrims killed and injured in a bus crash in France have arrived in the country in search of answers as to what caused the
A major part of Spain’s second city Barcelona was left without electricity after a chain reaction of disasters led to fires at power distribution
That is the verdict of the newspapers after Turkey’s ruling AK Party won the election and increased its share of the vote. The Prime Minister Reccep
Turkey’s main stock market index surged after the elections in which the pro-business AK Party secured a decisive victory.
Analyst Mert Yazicioglu
Barclays – which is competing with a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland in a takeover battle for Dutch lender ABN Amro – has raised its offer
The final official results will be published in a few days but Turkish media have issued preliminary figures with 99.9 percent of the ballots
The world’s two biggest offshore drilling companies Transocean and GlobalSantaFe are merging. Both are based in Houston, Texas in the US making oil
The British government has promised to spend more than a billion euros a year on flood defences by 2011, as entire towns in the south of England are
There was disappointment outside the headquarters of the Turkey’s right-wing MHP despite a vast improvement on the party’s 2002 result. It should now
The French and Polish presidents have visited the site of a coach accident in south-east France that killed 26 Polish nationals. Nicolas Sarkozy and
The EU’s External Relations chief and France’s first lady have travelled to Libya to press for the release of the six foreign medics convicted for
There was jubilation too in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in the south east of Turkey. Pro-Kurdish politicians will take their seats in
Drinking water has begun to run out in areas of the UK already cut off by some of the worst flooding for the 60 years. Many thousands of people in
Europe’s foreign ministers, with Portugal’s Luis Amado in the chair, have begun meetings that will lead to a final written version of the EU Treaty
Food was in the firing line on the latest day of the EU Consumer Protection Commissioner’s visit to China. The five-day tour by Meglena Kuneva is
Unofficial results give the AK Party 46.7 percent of the vote. But the opposition’s showing means the AKP will have less seats in parliament. The
The families of the Polish pilgrims who died in a coach crash in France have arrived in the country for the grim task of identifying their loved