"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"
The European Central Bank is confident Italy knows what to do.
The European Central Bank is expected to extend its generous bond buying scheme and keep its principal interest rate, for refinancing operations, unchanged at zero percent as efforts continue to boost
The eurozone is recovering at a “moderate to steady pace and unemployment is falling” according to the European Central Bank’s president.
ECB President Mario Draghi has spoken out against any relaxing of the rules on how banks operate and hinted at more stimulus for the eurozone.
Grilled by German lawmakers, ECB head Mario Draghi has been defending its ultra low interest rates and other stimulus measures.
The European Central Bank has decided it does not need to do anything more right now to stimulate the eurozone economy despite continued weak growth forecasts.
There was no fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank at its latest policy meeting in the face of high unemployment, weak growth and the threat of deflation in the…
Despite all the Brexit turmoil the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi had nothing to say about it in a major speech at an ECB forum in Sintra, Portugal on Tuesday.
The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi argues again reform is needed as well as low interest rates and money printing to get the eurozone's economy growing again.
It’s known as the Old Continent, but Europe’s ageing population could be an economic time bomb.
ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.
ECB head Mario Draghi has defended low interest rates following complaints from German officials, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, that they are hurting savers.
Analysts say the European Central Bank could end up owning as much as a quarter of all eurozone government bonds which risks distorting the market.
European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.
The European Central Bank is desperately keen to avoid deflation which economists say has a negative effect on growth.
The European Central Bank has cut its main interest rate to zero from 0.05 percent as part of stimulus measures intended to boost lending, consumption and inflation.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has been talking up the eurozone's banks, confirmed the ECB is ready for more stimulus measures and said the ECB is considering ditching the 500 euro note.
Acting too late to counter ultra-low inflation presents greater risks than acting too early, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said, suggesting more stimulus is coming soon.
The European Central Bank is to review its monetary policy in March, hinting there will be more stimulus to try to get the eurozone economy moving again.
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On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen