"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"
A plane crash in Turkey has claimed the lives of all 56 people aboard. The airliner, operated by the private AtlasJet air company, was heading for
It’s Black Friday for Italian commuters today, with a transport strike set to paralyse most of the country. Planes, trains and automobiles will grind
The British government faces a police investigation over alleged illegal donations. Payments totalling over 900,000 euros, which were made through a
After months of talks, it is lift-off at last for Europe’s ambitious satellite navigation system. Galileo had struggled to find its way amid
The European Union has expressed disappointment over talks with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme. The feeling wasn’t shared by Tehran
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Italy’s biggest transport strike in a quarter of a century has caused travel chaos across the country. The eight-hour walkout hit every conceivable
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Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Caracas, to demonstrate their opposition to President Hugo Chavez and his plans for constitutional
Colombian authorities and relatives of a hostage kidnapped by rebels nearly six years ago have cautiously welcomed a video allegedly showing her
A new audio tape has been released in which a man claiming to be Osama Bin Laden calls on Europeans to pressure their governments to pull troops out
Rescue teams have located the wreckage of the plane that crashed in Turkey overnight, killing all 56 people on board. The workers were able to
Transport throughout Italy is paralysed today by a one-day strike affecting tens of thousands of people. Unions called the stoppage to protest over
Russian opposition leader, Garry Kasparov, is back on the campaign trail after being released from prison. The former chess champion used an
There is new evidence that hostages held by Colombia’s FARC rebels, are still alive. The government has shown videos of kidnapped politician, Ingrid
Just days ahead of a parliamentary vote, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has ratified a law suspending Russia’s participation in a key arms deal
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has used a national television appearance to bolster his beleaguered government.
After numerous strikes and this