""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
The lights are set to come back on in Venezuela.
Solar Impulse II has landed in the Spain’s Seville Airport after an often turbulent flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
Venezuela has announced power cuts from next week – plunging people into darkness for four hours each day as the crisis-hit country grapples with a
At least a quarter of the power on the contested peninsula of Crimea was lost on Wednesday night. The lights went out after Ukraine halted supplies
Crimeans continue to suffer from a lack of power as work to restore electricity supplies is hampered by protesters and a lack of political will to
Lebanon’s government agreed to a plan late on Wednesday that it hopes will end weeks of street protests in Beirut over its failure to deal with a
Hundreds of Iraqis took the streets in the southeastern city of Amara on Tuesday to protest about the lack of power supply in the mid-summer heat
A fire erupted on Friday morning (April 3) at General Electric’s (GE) Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shutting down production at the
A giant power outage in Turkey paralyzed the country’s transportation system on Tuesday,forcing confused locals to ride the bus instead of the
Earth hour is sweeping the world. At 8.30pm local time on March 28, 2015, countries in 24 time zones across six continents switch off their lights
A power output the equivalent of around three nuclear plants is to be shared between France and Spain.
The link to carry energy across the Pyrenees
Millions of people in Bangladesh have been left without power after a major electricity failure. It’s not clear what caused the outage but local
One of Belgium’s seven nuclear reactors will remain closed until the end of the year, according to its operators.
It could cause power shortages
The International Committee of the Red Cross has hit out at Israel’s policy of targeting power plants on the Gaza strip.
The International aid
Parts of Greece have been experiencing power cuts – after electricity workers began a 48-hour strike on Thursday over privatisation plans.
A massive power cut in Venezuela left commuters stranded as the Caracas metro and other public transport ground to a halt.
Other cities also
Officials in Buenos Aires have declared a state of emergency during a heatwave where temperatures are averaging 36 degrees Celsius.
Power cuts and
Venezuela’s president was one of millions to suffer from a massive power failure which hit Caracas on Monday evening. The lights went out just as he
The electricity grid in Berlin could be returned to public hands when Berliners vote in a referendum on Sunday.
It follows a campaign by the
Record levels of pollution have shut down the Chinese city of Harbin on Monday.
The World Health Organisation recommends daily levels of