""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""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
The latest womens’ world cup events have been held at Lake Louise where Slovenia’s Tina Maze won the downhill at last after years of trying to crack
Belgium’s former queen Fabiola has died at the age of 86. C'est avec très grande tristesse que nous annonçons le décès de Sa Majesté la Reine Fabiola
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Records continued to fall on the third day of competition at the FINA SC World Championships as Hungarian
A young German man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation in
Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud is continuing his stunning early season form in the World Cup Men’s downhill, notching up his third win in a row at Beaver
China has arrested former security chief Zhou Yongkang and expelled him from the ruling Communist party. He is suspected of taking bribes and leaking
The European Central bank held its last policy meeting in 2014. And it seems the ECB’s new office was the biggest news, as its policy remained
A US spaceship has made an almost perfect splashdown in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California, wrapping up a four-hour unmanned test flight
According to the latest report from the International Organisation of Francophonie, ie francophone countries, 760 million people will speak French by
England’s Football Association has formally charged Italy and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli. On its website it said
The French city of Marseille has been forced to back down over ID cards designed to help the homeless but which caused a storm of protest from
Ashton Carter, a former deputy defence secretary has been nominated to replace Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as defence secretary in Washington.
“The heart of Opel has ceased to beat,” that was the reaction of one employee as the last car rolled off the production line at the Bochum plant in
The Budapest Santa Factory opened for donations on December 5. The charity has been collecting toys and clothes every Christmas for the last ten
Every year, the spectacular Fete des Lumieres (Festival of Lights) takes place in the French city of Lyon. The authorities say they get three to four
Belgium has launched a petition to get their fries added to the UNESCO list of cultural treasures.
France has become the latest country to take action to block The Pirate Bay. A court in Paris ordered main internet providers to block access to the
Tokyo’s Judo Grand Slam started with a bang on day one as several world and olympic champions were straight into the fray, three in the women’s
Despite efforts to improve the quantity and quality of education, the problem of students dropping out of school is still a major concern in many
A boost for the finances of the Vatican. Hundreds of millions of euros have been added to the books. Divine intervention or creative accounting
Hungary said it would agree to have its commitment to the rule of law reviewed by the EU. That is what László Trócsányi, Hungarian Justice minister
The US economy added over 320,000 jobs in November while the unemployment rate remained steady at a six-year low 5.8 percent according to official
Serbia’s energy minister unwittingly illustrated the dangers posed by a cold snap as he toured an eastern region. Aleksandar Antic was saved by his
NASA’s Orion space capsule blasted off for an unmanned test flight on Friday from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Gusty winds and a last-minute technical
The OSCE’s global tension-reducing mandate is still being put to the test, unable to stop Ukraine’s death toll from climbing. One year ago, the
Thunderstorms have been causing havoc in the Australian state of New South Wales and more are on the way. Lightning, hailstorms, heavy rain and flash
War crimes prosecutors have dropped charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. He had been indicted for crimes against humanity for fomenting
The comfort of business class for the price of a seat in economy on Singapore airlines.
Around 900 passengers were set to turn left when boarding
The Bundesbank has halved its forecast for German growth next year to 1 percent raising concerns the eurozone economy will continue to
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has criticised the West for constantly blaming Moscow for the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Lavrov was speaking