"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"
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EU Council president writes letter to leaders as they prepare to meet in Brussels
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A draft EU document offers hope to the UK by suggesting internal preparations for future trade negotations should begin now.
The European Council President welcomes a change in tone from the UK over Brexit, but says sufficient progress has not yet been made.
The European Council president was Poland's prime minister at the time of the 2010 disaster that killed 96 people including President Kaczynski.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s “fair and serious” offer on EU expats rights has been rebuffed by two senior Brussels officials.
At a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels, the prime minister's first priority is proposing a citizenship proposal for EU nationals in Britain.
US President Donald Trump has kicked off his whirlwind visit to Brussels.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday met with European Council President Donald Tusk for the first time since taking office.
EU leaders have approved negotiating guidelines for Britain’s exit from the bloc at a special summit in Brussels.
European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int
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New attempts are being made to kick-start Greek bailout talks that have been delayed for months
The EU has unveiled its plans for negotiating the big Brexit, after the UK formally filed for a divorce.
Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…