"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"
Details from a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency have criticised Japanese nuclear regulators.
It says the country underestimated the
In Japan work to clean up the radioactive water at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has been suspended just hours after it started.
Radiation testing has begun in Tokyo, with officials testing levels at 100 locations across the city. The capital is 240 kilometres south-west of the
Almost three-quarters of Japanese people who voted in a poll would like to see nuclear power phased out of Japan.
The country is still struggling
It is three months to the day since a cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami laid waste to a swathe of north-eastern Japan. At least 23,000 are known to
Japan’s prime minister visits the tsunami-sticken north-east of his country today to see how life is getting back to normal three months after the
Toyota is forecasting a larger-than-expected fall in annual profit after it slashed output following the March earthquake. Net profit would be down
This weekend’s referendum on, among other things, nuclear power in Italy is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the sector, according to
Germany’s MPs have begun debating government proposals to ditch the country’s nuclear energy programme by the year 2022. The plan marks a U-turn by
Japan is planning to revise its nuclear safety rules to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima disaster.
The government plans to replace current
The stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan is proving a draw for a selection of animals.
At least two dogs and a cat have been
Shares of Tokyo Electric Power fell to their lowest ever after the head of the Tokyo stock exchange said the operator of the quake-hit Fukushima
Japanese auto sales fell by a third in May to their lowest total for that month since 1968.
The slump came as car makers struggled to restart
Japan underestimated the risk of a killer wave hitting its now-crippled Fukushima power plant according to UN atomic safety inspectors.
To avoid a
The German government has agreed to phase out nuclear power by 2022, which marks a radical shift in policy prompted by recent events at the Fukushima
TEPCO claim that two workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant may have exceeded the government’s radiation exposure limit, adding to the
After talks that stretched deep into the night Germany’s coalition government has agreed to shut all its nuclear plants in response to Japan’s
A team of foreign inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are on a 10-day visit to Japan as the country continues to deal with
Fitch has joined the other two ratings agencies – Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s – in cutting its outlook on Japan’s sovereign debt to negative from
There have been further meltdowns at Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, according to Tepco, the operators of the facility. The firm has now