"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"
It is a parting gift from President Obama to US tourists in Cuba.
Hundreds of supporters of gay rights in Cuba have marched along the famous Malecon seafront in Havana, to celebrate the advances made in recent
He had to settle for second best in his previous tournament in Turin, but in Havana Britain’s Richard Kruse tasted gold after winning the men’s
US artists Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone are a creative duo who have been painting together since 2009. They recently travelled to Cuba to
Cubans have been marking the 89th birthday of former president Fidel Castro, as the US prepares to officially open its embassy in the capital. At
The New York Cosmos football team visited Havana to play an exhibition match against the Cuban national football team. The Cosmos won 4-1. Brazilian
Spanish airline Iberia is resuming flights from Madrid to Havana. It grounded the Cuba link and other South America routes in 2013. Iberia believes a
The European Union and Cuba plan to speed up the pace of talks on improving bilateral talks in the hope of reaching a basic deal by the end of 2015, the EU's foreign policy chief says.
In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop
Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America.
His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet
Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won the gold medal at the Havana Grand Prix in Cuba on Sunday after outclassing Brazil’s Tiago Camilo in the under 90
Hundreds of cigar afficionados took part in an unusual contest at Havana’s cigar festival on Thursday: a competion to see who could keep the longest
American Diana Nyad has become the first to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Nyad, 64, who was making her fifth attempt at the
A Russian naval task force has arrived in Cuba for a five day visit.
The Russian crews are expected to participate in various cultural and sporting
The American at the centre of his country’s biggest-ever confidentiality controversy, Edward Snowden, insisted he went public about his country’s
A new round of peace talks is underway in Cuba between the Colombian government and Marxist FARC rebels.
After a month-long break in the process
The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years.
The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying
The famous Bodeguita del Medio bar in Cuba is celebrating seven decades in business.
The Havana bar, owned by the government, has been frequented
Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Cuba’s Communist Party Congress in Havana, receiving thunderous applause from the 1,000 delegates.
A severe drought that has struck Cuba for the past eighteen months is affecting the water supplies of more than half a million people.