"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"
German imports climbed in February. Adjusted for seasonal factors like weather, imports were up by 0.4 percent at 77.6 billion euros.
The latest trade figures show Germany – Europe’s largest economy -started the year on a strong footing and is on track to robust growth.
Fish and dairy firms in Estonia have been banned from exporting produce to Russia in a move by Moscow.
Russian authorities said the import ban was
German exports tumbled in July, along with industrial output, but at the same time imports rose though not by a much as forecast.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Mykola Azarov, has pledged to do everything possible to bring an end to border chaos caused by new Russian import
China’s imports of key commodities unexpectedly rebounded in March from the month before, due to hopes of a strengthening economy.
Aung San Suu Kyi has lent her support to the easing of US sanctions against Myanmar as part of a broader partnership with the United States.
Japan’s exports slumped by the most in six months in July as shipments to Europe and China tumbled.
Economists had expected a fall of 2.9 percent
German imports fell sharply for the second time in three months in June and exports also dropped.
It is a further sign the eurozone crisis is
Cuba is introducing tough new import taxes that could dramatically impact on the thousands who rely on informal shipments from overseas.
The European Union has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against import restrictions imposed by Argentina, adding to Buenos Aires
German exports and imports both leapt to record monthly levels in March.
Exports were up by 0.9 percent – adjusted for seasonal factors – and
Spain may cut imports of biodiesel from Argentina. It comes after the Latin American nation decided to nationalise the Spanish-controlled oil company
China is to impose extra duties on cars imported from the United States in a move bound to ratchet up tension between Washington and Beijing
Russia has partially lifted its ban on some European vegetables imposed during the e-coli scare.
Belgian and Dutch produce will again be allowed
Analysts say China’s unexpectedly large trade surplus in June shows a weakness in imports as Beijing curbs lending for property and infrastructure
China has launched a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against the European Union.
Beijing says Brussels had violated WTO rules by
A rebound in exports in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, is providing another sign the global recession may be easing.
The Federal Statistics