"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"
Efforts have begun to find the body of the last remaining victim inside the wreckage of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia.
Around 50 men
The Italian navy has brought nearly 1,500 migrants ashore in the port of Salerno. The people were rescued by other Italian ships and boats in deep
Rome has unveiled the lasted in a series of new pedestrian-only zones in the capital.
The historic square at the foot of the city’s monumental
Two migrants died when a boat carrying nearly three hundred people sank off the coast of Libya. The bodies recovered were of a woman and a child
Four people were killed and around 20 more were injured when a violent downpour caused a flash flood in northen Italy late on Saturday.
Was Marco Pantani murdered or did he die of a self-inflicted cocaine overdose?
These are the questions Pantani’s family and the public prosecutor
An investigation into the death of Tour de France winner Marco Pantani has been reopened, according to Italian media reports.
Family members of the
It is the end of an era for Fiat as after 115 years it will no longer be an Italian company.
The carmaker and its US unit Chrysler will become
Senator Laura Bianconi from Italy’s ruling majority was injured, reportedly suffering a dislocated shoulder, as scuffles erupted in the chamber over
Employees at Italy’s largest stainless steel plant blocked the motorway between Milan and Naples for several hours on Thursday.
The A1 is the most
Left wing Italian newspaper L’Unita is to close on Friday.
Increasing debt and plunging sales are reportedly to blame.
Shareholders failed to
Protesters clashed with police in the province of Alessandria in Italy at a demo against the construction of a high-speed railway line.
Rome is celebrating 2,000 years since the death of the first emperor this summer with a variety events.
Augustus, also known as Octavian, was the
If you are a long way from home or at worst if you have no home, Muslims everywhere want to mark the end of Ramadan.
In an abandoned building on
Work is starting on cutting up the Costa Concordia piece by piece. Its future is now as scrap metal for cars, refrigerators and washing
Scientists in Italy are working on creating robots that mimic the properties of plant roots, including the capacity for growth. They believe the
WWW is not what you think… in Biology. And it may have a huge relevance for the survival of thousands of plant species. We went to Pisa to meet a
FIFA has called on the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to investigate claims that Carlo Tavecchio, the favourite to become Italy football’s next
The wreck of the Costa Concordia was turned around by tug boats so it could be reversed into a port in Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap. It