"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"
Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency.
Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of
The UK has lost its triple AAA credit-rating for the first time ever after ratings agency Moody’s decided on a downgrade.
Demoting Britain by one
Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3
The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain
The head of the car giant Fiat has warned that the European motor industry is facing an outlook that is far from rosy.
Sergio Marchionne said car
Spain’s credit rating has been downgraded to BBB-minus – in other words, just above junk status.
Standard and Poor’s say the country’s deepening
Credit rating agency Moody’s has lowered the European Union’s long-term issuer rating outlook from stable to negative, reflecting the weakening
A gloomy week for Germany: For the first time it faced a negative judgement by a rating agency. Does this mean the crisis has finally reached Berlin
Europe’s debt crisis is starting to cast wider shadows as the rating agency Moody’s changed its outlook for Germany from stable to negative – a first
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
Moody’s has cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks.
They include Intesa SanPaolo and Unicredit, who were downgraded from A3 to Baa2 –
The Italian government has shown that it is still able to borrow money at affordable rates of interest, despite getting a further thumbs down from
Moody’s cut the ratings of Italian government bonds on Thursday and said the country faced growing funding problems. The downgrade from A3 to Baa2
After years of preparation, London is in the starting blocks for the Olympic Games which begin in three weeks’ time.
The British capital’s already
The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches.
The downgrade follows a cut of
Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded five Dutch banking groups including ING, Rabobank, and ABN AMRO, and Belgium’s biggest bank and insurer
As Spain battles to get its banks back into the black, the country’s government is appealing for calm.
Madrid has had its sovereign debt rating cut
Spain’s borrowing costs have shattered euro-era records. The yield on 10-year bonds hit 7 percent on Thursday morning. The move comes after ratings
Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut by three notches, to just above ‘junk’ levels.
The move, by rating agency Moody’s, comes four days after