"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"
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the Azerbaijan capital Baku for talks with President Ilham Aliyev, and Iran’s President Hassan Rohani ahead of his meeting with Turkey’s president on Tuesday in
We finish our series of Postcards from Azerbaijan in the capital's Old City
They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points.
The Baku Flame Towers
Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors
Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The second day of the Baku Grand Slam was spectacular, emotional and full of surprises… judo at its best! Let’s start with a
Two thousand five hundred heads of state and government officials, religious leaders and civil society representatives from 120 countries have
People in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku took to the streets amid fighting in the region of Nagorno Karabakh.
France’s Joris Daudet won the men’s BMX cycling final on the final day of competition at the Baku European Games by comfortably defeating Twan van
The inaugural European Games in Baku were hit by a second doping case Friday after Chaltu Beji of Azerbaijan failed a drugs test.
Russia took gold in the women's 3x3 basketball final in a thrilling final by defeating Ukraine 22-17 on the fourteenth day of competition at the Baku European Games.
Russia enjoyed a golden double in three on three basketball tournament at the European games in Baku Azerbaijan. The women’s team handled the
Italy’s Alessio Foconi won Italy’s second gold medal in fencing in the men’s foil individual final by defeating Russia’s Timur Arslanov on the
Teymur Mammadov thrilled his home support when he beat Valentino Manfredonia in the boxing final of the 84 kilo division at the European Games in
Great Britain’s Luke Greenbank won his fourth medal of the Baku European Games on day twelve of competition by beating Russia’s Filipp Shopin in the
If this month’s European Games fail to place Baku firmly on the sporting map, next year might help further stamp the Azerbaijan capital’s sporting
Romania’s Ana Maria Branza won her country’s first gold medal as she artfully fought her way to victory over Russia’s Yana Zvereva in the women’s
Spain’s Miguel Avarino Garcia dominated the men’s individual event in the final session of archery on day ten of the Baku European Games by beating
Stsiapan Papou handed Belarus their ninth gold medal at the European Games in Baku with a convincing win over local favourite Heydar Aliyev Arena in
On day nine of the Baku European games. In men’s cycling Luis Leon Sanchez of Spain won road race gold. The 31-year-old Astana rider won a sprint