"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"
Rome’s main Fiumicino airport has re-opened after being closed for 12 hours by a fire that badly damaged the main international terminal. Despite
Representatives of Croatia’s Roma community have marked International Roma Day by meeting with the country’s president. Time for action to fight
Our film of the week is “Spartacus and Cassandra”, an original and moving documentary about the lives of two Roma children in France. Spartacus and
More than a thousand representatives of Roma people from 25 countries have taken part in a ceremony commemorating those who lost their lives during
A teenager is in a coma in a hospital near Paris after allegedly being attacked by angry residents of a French housing estate in
Every year in early May, people all over Turkey celebrate Hidirellez. One of the biggest and best festivals is in Edirne, close to the borders with
Racism in Europe is the worst it has been for more than a generation, it’s been claimed.
The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) said there was
The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic
In a first for Romania, a television station dedicated exclusively to the Roma community has been launched.
Available online now, the plan is for
Italian president Giorgio Napolitano has finished his round of talks on the viability of Matteo Renzi forming a government.
Although the path has
Pope Francis has celebrated his first Christmas Eve midnight mass at St Peter’s in the Vatican.
He was assisted by more than 300 cardinals
A Roma community has been evicted from one the largest camps in France.
The settlement in St-Ouen, St-Denis in Paris, which was home to 800 people
DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the biological parents of mystery blond girl Maria who was found at a Roma settlement in
DNA tests have proved a Bulgarian couple are the biological parents of a four-year-old girl found in Greece.
Police launched an international
Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin.
The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma
She is known as Maria and has captivated Greece. An international search is now under way to find her real parents
For the moment the young girl is
This is the Roma couple who have appeared in court in Greece accused of abducting a four-year-old girl.
The youngster, known as ‘Maria’, was
Greek police have called on the international community to help identify a girl found in a Roma camp.
Officials believe the four-year-old was
Amid cries of “education for all” and “support for Leonarda”, protests will continue today over the expulsions from France of several
A week ago Leonarda was a 15 year-old schoolgirl in rural France. Now she’s sleeping on park benches and can’t attend school at all in her native