""I sit opposite another local radio presenter who does the same job as me in a 'double header'. As a permanent member of staff he gets £4,000 more, 5 weeks holiday, pension and sick pay. He is male.""
Anonymous BBC Presenter
Published evidence to the UK DCMS Select Committee
"“It’s a farce. It’s 15 days later and they take the first car away. It was the first car they were in in this country and it’s the last car the police have taken away.""
Son of Ross Cassidy, car owner
""If you're trying to influence an American election, that's a one-stop shop""
"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
High blood pressure is the biggest single risk factor in deaths from strokes, heart attacks and kidney disease. Salt is a major factor in raising
Lung cancer kills 240,000 people across the EU every year. Early diagnosis is vital but until now difficult. A consortium of European researchers
Health negotiators from rich and poor countries have failed to reach a deal on virus sharing to produce vaccines. The World Health Organisation is
Angry at the government’s new national health law, and angry at the way the French right is ramming it through parliament. Doctors, nurses, and
A German visiting Brussels asks:
“Why does Brussels want to regulate the amount of salt in German pretzels?”
“My name is Nina Papadoulakis,
Mexicans are preparing to get back to normal life after several days of self-imposed ‘flu quarantine. Health experts there believe shutting down the
The World Health Organisation is preparing to raise the worldwide alert for the new strain of ‘flu virus to its maximum level but is keen to avoid
EU health ministers have poured cold water on a French proposal to suspend all flights to Mexico as a measure to counter the spread of swine flu
France says it will ask the European Union to suspend all flights going to Mexico at a meeting of EU health ministers tomorrow.
The US, Canada and
Mexico City has re-opened for business this week but there isn’t much money changing hands, a symptom of the fear of swine flu.
The recent virus has left many questions unanswered but most experts agree that pork is still safe to eat.
This, they say, is because the
Fears are increasing that swine flu is turning into a global pandemic as governments across the world confirm more cases of the deadly bug.
The Mexican government says while the number of deaths from swine flu will rise it will win the battle against the virus.
Almost 2,000 people
Governments around the world are mobilising to prevent the spread of swine flu as the virus claims more lives and the World Health Organisastion
With suspected cases cropping up worldwide, global concern is growing over the spread of swine flu.
The World Health Organisation has raised its
Europe’s first case of swine flu was diagnosed at a hospital in the Castilla-La Mancha region of central Spain.
A 23-year-old man came back from
Medical authorities in the US are on high alert with more than 40 people in five states sickened by the new strain of swine flu.
Faced with the seemingly growing threat of a highly contagious virus, few people in Mexcio are taking any chances. Having started in the capital
There are fresh signs that swine flu is spreading in Europe. Britain says two people have now tested positive after Spain declared Europe’s first