"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"
Europe’s debt crisis shows no signs of ending any time soon. With frightening speed the turmoil engulfing the euro zone has spread to Italy and
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has urged eurozone governments to quickly implement the second bailout agreed on July 2 to help
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s much anticipated speech to an economic conference in the US on Friday turned out to be a bit of a damp squib
Shares are again volatile on the European stock exchanges. They fell sharply at the start of the day before rebounding somewhat with analysts saying
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has joined the chorus of criticism of the role of ratings agencies in the global financial
EU leaders have appointed Italy’s Mario Draghi as the next president of the European Central Bank.
He will replace Frenchman Jean-Claude Trichet
The Italian Mario Draghi has been named as Jean-Claude Trichet’s successor as head of the European Central Bank.
The formal appointment of the
The European Parliament has endorsed Italy’s Mario Draghi to be the next head of the European Central Bank.
That came ahead of formal backing for
The European Central Bank is in “strong vigilance” mode over inflation pressures, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet has said. That is the Bank’s code
The head of the euro zone’s central bank is suggesting that the bloc should consider setting up a single finance ministry to better coordinate
Mario Draghi is on track to take over as president of the European Central Bank after getting the nod from euro zone finance ministers.
The last major obstacle has been removed to Italy’s Mario Draghi becoming the next president of the European Central Bank.
A spokesman for German
German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly wants something in return before she supports Italy’s Mario Draghi as the next president of the European
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has endorsed Italian Mario Draghi to be the next head the European Central Bank.
At a joint news conference with
The question of who succeeds Jean-Claude Trichet as president of the European Central Bank is not being discussed at this week’s Group of 20 meeting
Axel Weber, Germany’s top banker is quitting. At a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin he told Angela Merkel and the finance minister Wolfgang
The head of Germany’s Bundesbank, Axel Weber, will reportedly not be a candidate to succeed Jean-Claude Trichet as president of the European Central
As expected the European Central Bank has kept interest rates unchanged at a record low one percent and does not seem too worried about inflation
The European Systemic Risk Board has met for the first time. The EU’s so-called ‘super-watchdog’ is designed to monitor Europe’s financial sector and
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has revealed policy differences with Bundesbank chief Axel Weber.
Trichet said the bank’s