"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"
Around the world, many countries have begun implementing measures to screen new arrivals.
Many countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are
A deadly new flu virus is spreading beyond Mexico, sparking fears of a global flu pandemic.
A quarter of the 81 people who have died here have
A new deadly flu virus suspected of causing more than 80 deaths is causing growing alarm in Mexico and around the world.
Mexican authorities have
Mexico is continuing its battle to contain the spread of a new flu strain but latest reports say up to 81 people may have now died…
With more than
Health officials are trying to establish whether outbreaks of a new flu strain could spread around the world and turn into a pandemic.
Mexico has introduced strict safety measures to combat a new flu strain that has killed 20 people and is suspected of claiming up to 40 others
Protective measures are being stepped up in Mexico and neighbouring states as more cases of a deadly flu strain are reported.
More than 1,000
Strong light, artificial or natural, can damage our eyes. But now, Celia Sanchez Ramos, a professor at Complutense University in Madrid, has come up
The minimum period of maternity leave in the EU should go up by almost 50 per cent according to the European Parliament’s Women’s Rights Commission
Plumbers never did flood out of Poland as some feared a few years ago, but the country is suffering a health sector brain-drain: One out of six
Hundreds of people packed a courthouse in Turin on Monday to hear whether a Swiss billionaire and a Belgian Baron will face trial over alleged safety
Up to a hundred thousand visitors caught a glimpse of the future of dentistry at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. Nearly two
Cosmetics containing nanoparticles — materials on a super-tiny scale — could be banned if there is a risk to human health, under legislation updated
Recent tests carried out by Danish scientists have shed new light on research into pesticides in breast milk.
Cancer researchers have been developing a form of chemotherapy that drastically reduces its unpleasant side-effects. Electro-chemotherapy uses an
A UK-wide inquiry has been launched after more than 400 people are said to have died at a hospital due to poor care.
The deaths were recorded
Barack Obama has overturned restrictions on government funding for stem cell research.
The US President’s predecessor George W. Bush blocked the
The US president will today announce the lifting of restrictions on taxpayers money for embryonic stem cell research.
It reverses the policy of