"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"
A high-end lingerie shop in Hong Kong is promising clients a whole new shopping experience thanks to its 3D-assisted made-to-measure service. A 3
One of the British high streets’ biggest names New Look has been hunted down by South African investment heavyweight Brait.
The chain has 600 shops
Driving design and innovation – 3D printing is becoming a force to be reckoned with.
In the world of motor-racing, Britain recently unveiled its
It has been one year since a commercial building collapsed killing more than 1,100 garment workers and others on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital
On the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster in Bangladesh, former workers and families of the over 1,100 people who died have
Protesters in Berlin gathered outside Benetton to mark the first anniversary of the world’s worst textile factory disaster in Bangladesh. It is one
The world’s biggest fashion retailer, Inditex, is to speed up its investment this year to open more new shops.
That news came as the owner of Zara
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Cambodian security guards and city workers dismantled a camp occupied by anti-government demonstrators on Saturday as riot police looked
Hard-pressed garment worker demonstrations in Cambodia and Bangladesh veered into deadly riots in Cambodia after two weeks of relatively peaceful
At least three people were killed in Cambodia on Friday when police opened fire on textile factory workers.
Human rights workers said security
Bangladeshi security forces have opened fire on textile workers protesting in pursuit of a higher minimum wage.
Police used batons, rubber bullets
The Spanish co-founder of clothing and retail giant Inditex, which includes the Zara brand, has died. Rosalia Mera, who was 69, suffered a stroke
British luxury brand Burberry saw sales jump 18 percent in its latest quarter – much better than analysts had expected.
The seller of raincoats and
A group of mostly European retailers has finalised a plan for coordinated inspections of factories in Bangladesh.
That follows a series of deadly
Spanish clothing firm Inditex – the owner of Zara – has posted its weakest quarterly growth in net profit in four years,
It blames cold weather in
There has been plenty of soul searching and remorse in the wake of last month’s deadly tradegy at a Bangladesh clothing factory, but will there be
The death toll from the collapse of a factory in Bangladesh has climbed to over 1,000. It is believed that more bodies might still be trapped two
The number killed in Bangladesh’s worst -ever industrial disaster now stands at over 600, and with hundreds more still missing over a thousand dead
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called on Bangladesh to act quickly to improve its work safety laws — in the wake of the April 24