"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"
Residents of Roquetas de Mar in southern Spain celebrated on Wednesday as news emerged that all 1,600 winning tickets in this year’s El Gordo lottery
Spanish syndicate wins 'The Fat One'
Lottery prize fund tops 2.24 billion euros
Organisers in Madrid on Monday night were putting the final touches to the preparations for the world’s richest lottery. Spain’s ‘El Gordo’ which
The creation of one of the world’s biggest online gambling companies has moved a step closer. Betfair and Irish rival Paddy Power have agreed key
Seven people have been arrested on charges of match-fixing involving Italian second division side Catania. Among the seven people accused of ‘fraud
Shares in British bookmaker Ladbrokes shot up 10 percent after the turf accountant confirmed it was in merger talks with the Gala Coral Group.
Seven seconds. That is the brief period that cost Joel Ifergan a C$27 million jackpot (19 million euros).
His seven-year court battle began when he
Sport Integrity director Chris Eaton announced on Thursday that betting fraud should be the main target for those fighting for cleaner sport.
It might be the most profitable case of finders keepers in history, worth a staggering 4.7 million Euros in fact.
A lottery shop owner in the
An Italian man who lost 5,000 euros in a slot machine at a village bar near Padua returned to settle the score with a pick axe.
CCTV footage shows
One of the key tools to beating the criminal gangs behind match-fixing is effective monitoring of the betting markets.
Bookmakers and sports
Chardonnay, Fergie, Elvis, Stan? Which name would you pick for a future King or Queen? If you think the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate and
The Spanish Football Federation has angrily denied reports in Brazil, accusing national team players of hosting a wild party at their hotel in Recife
An 84-year-old Florida woman claimed last month’s record Powerball jackpot on Wednesday and opted to take a lump-sum payment of nearly $371 million
While most businesses are feeling the pinch, one area seemingly bucking the grim economic trend is the gambling industry.
In Italy people spent
After the debt crisis that engulfed the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus comes the painful task of economic restructuring by Cypriot President
US company Las Vegas Sands has won approval to build a mega casino in Madrid.
With Spain’s unemployment level reaching 26 percent the so-called
El Gordo spreads Christmas cheer in what is billed as the world’s most generous lottery which will distribute a total of 2.5 billion euros to
The cava has been flowing in a small town near Madrid where 130 people are celebrating winning Spain’s famous lottery El Gordo.
Many of those who