"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"
Talks on Iran’s nuclear programme have resumed in Vienna.
There are doubts that a comprehensive deal can be reached ahead of the July 20
EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels are expected to step up sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.
As separatists declared their victory in
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Catherine Ashton, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy, have held wide ranging
The EU’s chief diplomat Catherine Ashton has offered full support to Serbia’s newly elected prime minister with his ambitious programme of economic
EU foreign ministers have agreed to expand sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
Announcing the move, the EU foreign policy chief
Talks in Vienna between world powers and Iran have ended amid mixed messages.
The two days of meetings were aimed at paving the way towards a
In Brussels, US Secretary of State John Kerry and the EU’s top diplomat Catherine Ashton have met for high level talks on energy.
The summit was
EU foreign ministers have gathered in Brussels for an emergency meeting after a Moscow-backed referendum in Crimea voted in favour of a split from
Reaching a long-term nuclear deal with Tehran will be “challenging,” according to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
She has been meeting
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is making her first visit to Tehran.
Iranian media is describing it as a “new chapter” in relations
A leaked phone call has been released between Estonia’s Foreign Minister, Urmas Paet and the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief, Catherine Ashton, that poses
Symbolism and diplomatic language have dominated the rhetoric on Ukraine. EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton held a second day of meetings with
Ukraine’s currency the hryvnia has fallen to a five-year low against the dollar, amid international efforts to seek ways to stabilise the economy and
The EU’s foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton is in Ukraine on Wednesday for more talks with the president and opposition leaders.
It comes as
Ukranian protesters on the streets of Kyiv remain defiant as the country’s leading political figures clash at the Munich Security Conference. They
Delegates assembled on the eve of the Geneva II conference under a heavy political cloud.
EU Foreign Minister Baroness Ashton,
Christians came together at the Church of the Holy Nativity traditionally seen as Jesus’ birthplace.
It is always crowded on Christmas Eve, and
The European Union’s Foreign Police Chief has met both the president and anti-government demonstrators in Ukraine.
Catherine Ashton was at the
The President of the European Commission says he has asked Ukraine’s president to restrain from using force against peaceful protesters.
Talks on Tehran’s nuclear programme go into a second day with Washington warning it will not rush into any deal.
A raft of sticking points remain to