"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"
The new leftwing Greek government and the man overseeing its bailout operation – the eurozone’s finance chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem – met for the first
The European Central Bank is actively looking at what more it can do to get the eurozone economy growing robustly again, but for the moment it is
Former French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici says he won’t shy away from criticising France’s public spending plans.
MEPs has expressed concern
There was more gloomy news for the European Central Bank’s policymakers, with word that eurozone businesses grew at the slowest pace this year in
The European Central Bank has warned the crisis in Ukraine poses risks to the eurozone’s weak and uneven economic recovery.
ECB President Mario
Latest figures suggest the pace of the eurozone’s recovery is slowing despite some positive news from the bloc’s peripheral economies.
The economic dangers of widening inequality are highlighted in a new report presented at the OECD Forum in Paris.
It said the gap between rich and
A downgrade in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s global growth forecast has been accompanied by a warning that the richer
MEPs have given their seal of approval to an EU backstop that aims to reduce the risk of taxpayers having to bail out banks in the future.
The pace of business growth in the eurozone remains steady with France’s private sector, bucking forecasts in March, to show its biggest expansion in
Germany’s Constitutional Court has confirmed the eurozone’s bailout fund is legal.
At issue was the 700 billion euro fund known as the European
The Eurozone’s Consumer Price Index fell to its lowest inflation level in four years in February. Revised data put inflation at 0.7% per annum
Some positive economic news for the eurozone, with new figures suggesting the region’s economy is on course to grow by 0.4 to 0.5 percent in the
The European Central Bank has left interest rates at a record low at 0.25 percent, but said it remained ready to act in the face of risks to the
MEPs have told European Union governments to come up with a stronger plans to save failed banks in Europe.
A backstop of 55 billion euros has been
The European Commission has had to cut it growth forecast for the eurozone economy again.
Brussels says because of weaker private demand and
MEPs voted against a plan to cut aid to the EU’s poorest people in a parliamentary motion on Wednesday.
EU countries, along with the European
Ten month on from his “whatever it takes” to save the euro speech, the head of the European Central Bank has told a gathering of bankers in the City
The European Central Bank has said it will monitor what impact the stronger euro is having on the region’s economy to make sure it does not derail
It may be a new year, but there is little new hope for the eurozone.
Having headed off a break up – through Greece and maybe others dropping out –