"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"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
Wildlife campaigners are applauding China's total ban on the commercial sale of ivory.
The ban came into effect on New Year's Eve.
Pro-democracy campaigners say China’s Communist Party leaders are chipping away at the autonomy of the former British colony.
As part of efforts to bring more renewable energy to China, maintenance workers balance 300 metres above the Yellow River to prepare the world's highest voltage power line for service.
A man who fell through the ice while fishing has been rescued in China.
More than 500 winter swimmers from around the world gathered at a competition in Jiagedaqi District in the Greater Khingan Mountainous Area of
In the eastern province of Shandong a new solar powered highway has opened
The bridge is over 200 metres high and soars over a regional beauty spot.
Penguins wander around the newly-built Mini Snow Town at the Polarland theme park, wearing small red cloaks and eliciting smiles and cheers from the excited visitors.
Celebrations in China after the maiden flight of the world's largest amphibious plane.
An 18-year-old from France has set a new world record in walking blindfolded in a slacklining event in China
Thousands were left homeless after they were evicted from a poor neighbourhood of the Chinese capital.
Fed up parents in China are calling for a break from their children's homework.
Footage shows an elephant ramming the windshield of a bus in the middle of a road in southwest China
China promotes Shaanxi region sending terracotta warriors to Liverpool
Activists say the semi-autonomous city risks losing its rights and freedoms under growing pressure from Beijing.
Several people have been killed and many more injured following a blast in the Chinese port city of Ningbo
A pair of giant pandas has been released into Liziping Nature Reserve in China's southwestern Sichuan Province.
The world's most glamorous models hit the runway in Shanghai the first time.
Stars allegedly barred from entering China ahead of catwalk show.
The annual fashion show hit the runway for the first time in China.