"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"
Two orcas interrupted competitors during the semi-finals of the Lofoten Masters surf competition in Unstad, Norway
Hundreds of mermaids gathered in the British seaside resort of Bexhill-on-Sea in southern England on Saturday in an attempt to break a bizarre world
1,000-ton palm oil spill
How will the new intelligent breed of remote-operated vehicles (ROVs) benefit us?
A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel in the Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel came within 137 metres, a U.S. official told
Discover in this 360° video how climate change and human activities threaten the ecosystem of Doñana National Park, in southern Spain.
How do underwater robots work?
Interior ministers from France, Germany and Italy will work together to solve Italy's migrant crisis
HMS Queen Elizabeth will spend two years at sea for trials
The waterways approaching Tokyo Bay are busy with commercial vessels sailing to and from Japan’s two biggest container ports in Tokyo and Yokohama.
Scientists and businesses see many environmental and economic benefits in growing microscopic algae for use in food, cosmetics and plastics.
Can we grow food from sea water and CO2?
Maritime exercises were held in Tokyo Bay after a five-year pause.
Rescuers picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the coast of Libya on Thursday (May 4), including the body of a young man who the migrants said had been shot by smugglers on the beach for his ba
A Chinese naval fleet has begun a three-day friendly visit to the Philippines.
A Cuban beach comes alive with crabs. The crustaceans are on their annual migration at Matanzas on the caribbean island.
The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun
A passenger ferry has crashed into a pier in the Canary Islands, causing an oil slick from damaged underwater fuel pipes.
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.