"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"
Pictured from space, Typhoon Vongfong looks remarkably harmless.
But on the ground, it’s a different story. The storm has unleashed winds of up to
Concern is growing as another powerful typhoon heads towards Japan, described by experts as the strongest storm to hit the country this
A powerful typhoon made landfall in central Japan on Monday morning. Authorities issued evacuation advisories for more than 400,000 people in the
Typhoon Phanfone lashed central Japan on Monday bringing high winds and heavy rain to the region.
In Shizuoka province many roads were completely
A powerful typhoon has hit central Japan bringing with it strong winds and heavy rain, causing flights to be cancelled and knocking out
More than 1.6 million people have been affected by a typhoon that battered Japan over the weekend.
The storm dumped one metre of rain in an hour
Typhoon Halong has hit southwest Japan, with devastating effect.
Bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 180 kilometres an hour, it has already
The power of Neoguri. The one time super typhoon, weakened to a tropical storm has hit landfall leaving three dead in its wake according to Japanese
Japan is braced for the arrival of a super typhoon that is gathering pace as it approaches the island of Okinawa.
Multiple US military facilities
A typhoon that swept through Japan has caused more radioactive leaks at the troubled Fukushima plant.
Workers there say they have detected high
A powerful typhoon has battered the area south of Tokyo, but side-swiped the city itself as it moved up the coast towards Fukushima.
At least 13
Hundreds of thousands of people in Japan have been forced to evacuate their homes amid fears a massive typhoon could wreak havoc.
Typhoon Jelawat have hit the central islands of Japan, with high speed winds and torrential downpours.
The typhoon has already wreaked havoc in
The southern Okinawa prefecture was hit by gusty winds, accompanied by heavy rains and storms.
Typhoon Bolaven has begun battering the Japanese island of Okinawa.
With peak winds of up to 252 kilometres an hour, officials say it’s one of the
Japan braced itself for the arrival of Typhoon Guchol, expecting wind and rain across large parts of the country.