"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 'dream of Brexit' isn’t just winning in the United Kingdom, it’s winning in Catalonia, Hungary, Poland and all over the European Union as we speak. There is a major historic change"
UKIP MEP and ex-party leader
"I'm actually happy and proud of these women. I mean, it is their time. It is their time."
Mary J. Blige
Recording artist / Actress
Despite the election being less than a week away, storm Sandy has blown the US presidential campaign off course.
President Barack Obama cancelled
Millions of people in the eastern United States awoke on Tuesday to flooded homes, fallen trees and widespread power outages caused by the giant
“C’est l’hiver avant l’heure;” or ‘it is winter before it should be’, was one local person’s reaction to heavy snow falls which have hit eastern
Hurricane Sandy caused 11 deaths in Cuba and left many homeless.
Hurricane Isaac, which was downgraded to a tropical depression 19 hours after making landfall, drove water over a levee in a lightly populated part
Hurricane Isaac may have been downgraded to a tropical storm but the cyclone is still heading inland towards the US states of Arkansas and
They had tried to sit out the storm but Hurricane Isaac had the final word, forcing thousands of Louisiana residents to flee their homes because of
Isaac has now been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm.
Forecasters expect it to weaken further over the next two days.
Hurricane Isaac moved along the south east coast of Louisiana on Wednesday, battering New Orleans with heavy rains.
Winds hit speeds of up to
Hurricane Isaac has surged ashore on America’s Gulf Coast, packing high winds and heavy rain, with New Orleans in its sights.
All eyes are on the
Tropical Storm Isaac is now a category 1 hurricane heading towards to the Louisiana-Mississippi coastline.
It is expected to reach land on
Heavy rain and strong winds have taken their toll on some areas of eastern Florida as Tropical Storm Isaac closes in on the US Gulf
The people of Florida are well used to hurricanes, and Tropical Storm Isaac brought the usual preparations with the minimum of fuss.
Tropical Storm Isaac hit Cuba on Saturday, making landfall just before midday near the far-eastern tip of the island. In Baracoa, the storm surge
A hurricane warning has been issued for the US Gulf Coast as tropical storm Isaac gathers in strength.
After the havoc wreaked in the Caribbean
The approach of Tropical Storm Isaac has forced the US Republican party to delay discussions at its national convention in Tampa, Florida.
Tropical Storm Isaac has battered Haiti, flattening tent camps housing survivors from a massive earthquake two years ago.
Four people were
Tropical Storm Isaac passed over the Dominican Republic and Haiti, continuing its march across the Caribbean after unleashing heavy rain on parts of
Tropical Storm Isaac continues its sweep across the Caribbean. Heavy rains and 110 kilometre an hour winds have pounded the Dominican
Tropical storm Kai-Tak has brought a fresh deluge to the Philippines, which is already reeling after weeks of torrential rain.
At least four people