"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Iran has rolled out the red carpet for visiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, talking down recent tensions in bilateral
People on both sides of the argument protested outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, as nine top judges debated healthcare reform for the last
The uncertainty continues for thousands of workers at Opel and Vauxhall.
US parent company General Motors — fed up with years of steep losses — is
Fancy shaping EU policy? Come April 1st, that should be possible under a new Brussels backed scheme. No, it’s no April Fool. Dubbed the European
Jerusalem’s Western or ‘Wailing’ Wall has been cleared of the many prayer notes and messages left by worshippers in the cracks between the
Opponents of pension reform in Poland are preparing to take their case to parliament ahead of Friday’s parliamentary vote on a possible
A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region.
Pope Benedict XVI’s last day in Cuba was marked with a public mass in Havana’s Revolution Square.
Among the thousands who turned out were leading
Universal health care coverage is a dream that US President Barack Obama has gone to great pains to share with the nation, to turn it into reality
European scientists are sharing a sweet new solution to one of the bitter enemies of chocolate making. “We have developed technical solutions to
The King’s Speech was last year’s major cinematic success, winning many awards including seven BAFTAs and four Oscars.
Colin Firth portrayed the
Three young Russian friends – Vladimir, Andrej and Mischa – move to Berlin just after the fall of the wall. Based on a best-selling German book
The complete archives of the world renowned scientist Albert Einstein will soon be available online.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which
Portugal has just drawn praise from the so-called troika – the European Commission, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank – for its
Spanish unions hold their first general strike since 2010 on Thursday, and as with two years ago the reasons for downing tools are the same; the
Arab foreign ministers are meeting as the Arab League looks to add its backing to the six-point UN peace plan for Syria.
Despite the League’s
Nafissatou Diallo, the New York hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault last year, brings a civil case against the former
Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti says he believes the eurozone debt crisis is nearly over.
Speaking on a visit to Tokyo Monti was trying to sell
Britain’s economy shrank more than previously thought at the end of last year.
Updated numbers from the UK’s Office for National Statistics show
Russia is raising the equivalent of 5.24 billion euros by selling bonds redeemable in five, 10 and 30 years.
Sources told Reuters the sale will
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Tehran for talks on Iran’s nuclear programme.
Bilateral relations have been strained
There is more bad news from the stricken Fukushima nuclear site in Japan, where a probe of the only one of the three destroyed reactors where access
A US domestic flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its captain started acting strangely and terrified passengers had to restrain
The UN’s international envoy to Syria Kofi Annan has got Chinese backing for a peace plan just hours after President Bashar al-Assad agreed to its