"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"
It was all smiles at the ceremonial summit dinner, but human rights threaten to steal the headlines at the EU/Africa talks in Portugal. Germany’s
The tragedy of Darfur is also under the spotlight in Portugal. 200 thousand people are thought to have died in years of violence, and the
More than a million Bosnian Serbs vote for a new President today, the ceremonial head of their mini-state, Republika Srpska. Along with the
The Justice department in the US has confirmed it has opened a preliminary inquiry into the destruction of videotapes by the Central Intelligence
The rejection by most African countries of Economic Partnership Agreements proposed by the EU is a sign of the changing nature of the relationship
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The EU-Africa summit has closed with problems over trade and human rights left unresolved. The last summit between the two continents was seven years
Leonardo Di Caprio and Martin Scorsese were the guests of honour at the opening of the seventh Marrakech Film Festival. The American Oscar winning
The holed tanker responsible for South Korea’s worst-ever oil spill has finally been sealed by rescue workers. But the battle is continuing on shore
President Hugo Chavez has promised to supply oil to meet the needs of the former Soviet republic for years for come, while his counterpart Aleksander