""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
""The case will be tried in court. It will not be tried in the media.""
Attorney for David Turpin
"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
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Some analysts suggest the size of the cut
Oil has struck an all-time high at more than 81 dollars a barrel.
The price rise is attributed to concerns of a winter suppply squeeze in the
Shares in Northern Rock bank have gained ground after the government pledged to guarantee deposits during the current instability in financial
President Sarkozy knows full well that he’s attacking some of his country’s most cherished and fiercely-guarded traditions. The President has taken
French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner has been busy backpedalling on a trip to Russia.
He met his opposite number Sergei Lavrov, who along with
French plans to DNA test would-be immigrants to prove family ties have been attacked by human rights’ groups and left-wing MPs. New laws to tighten
Ebay has removed an advert offering the kingdom of Belgium for sale even though it received bids of up to 10 million euros.
Journalist Gerrit Six
Turkey’s new president, Abdullah Gul, has reaffirmed Ankara’s support for Turkish Cypriots on his first foreign trip since becoming head of state
Another case of foot and mouth has been confirmed in the United Kingdom. It brings to three the number of farms affected in the past seven days
The French President has unveiled his long-awaited plans to reform the country’s pension and employment laws.
In a speech to social affairs
With huge growth in polluting air traffic forecast, Manchester airport in Britain is pioneering ways of tackling atmospheric and noise pollution
The role of private security firms in Iraq is to be reviewed after a fatal shooting incident involving guards from the American firm Blackwater. It