"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"
Reaction to the news from Annapolis has, like the expectations beforehand, been muted.
Half a world away, in the cafés and bars of Tel Aviv many
Journalists are the latest Greek workers to go on strike in protest at the government’s pension reforms.
Yesterday it was teachers, and today the
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Ten women, all mothers, have won their appeal to sue the United Nations and the state of the Netherlands, for their role in the massacre at
As the talks got underway in Annapolis, violence erupted in the Palestinian West Bank.
One demonstrator was killed and more were wounded as
The British government has acknowledged accepting illegal financial donations for years in the latest of a series of mishaps plaguing Gordon Brown’s
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have re-committed themselves to peace at an international conference in the the US.
US President Geroge W Bush
Jerusalem: the Holy city for Muslims, Jews and Christians alike. It lies at the heart of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Positions on
A British teacher has been questioned in Sudan over claims she insulted Islam by letting her class of children name a teddy bear Mohammed.
A man has been killed during protests in Venezuela against a plan to scrap presidential term limits. The country votes in a referendum on Sunday on
South Korea’s Yeosu has beaten cities in Morocco and Poland to host Expo 2012, which draws millions of visitors from around the world. The theme for