"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"
There was cautious optimism from economic leaders gathered in Berlin as Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted her eco-klatch, an annual event to appraise
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has raised its forecast for 2014 and says the prospects for next year are even better.
The WTO echoed the
The World Trade Organisation has raised its forecasts for global trade for 2014, but said it did not expect a return to historic highs until next
The European Union has launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organisation over import taxes – covering everything from cars to
Its chief Roberto Azevedo calls it a deal to put the “world” back in World Trade Organisation.
There were cheers in the conference hall as the
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has reached an historic deal on global commerce.
The agreement confirmed in Bali, Indonesia, reduces barriers to
“After eight years under the leadership of Frenchman Pascal Lamy, the World Trade Organization, created 18 years ago, has its first Director General
The European Union has launched the first formal trade dispute with Russia at the World Trade Organisation.
The EU has accused Russia of illegally
The World Trade Organisation (WTO), was set up 20 years ago with the aim of creating a prosperous and unified global trading block. That has not
Russia has agreed to extend the term of its loan to Cyprus and reduce the interest rate to provide additional financial relief to the island. At the
Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo has won the contest to become the new leader of the World Trade Organisation. He replaces the two-term boss, France’s Pascal
Weak is the word from the World Trade Organisation which has slashed its 2013 forecast for trade growth.
Having previously thought it would rise
As the World Trade Organisation started to look for a new head, it was also struggling to remain relevant after repeated failures to revive global
The European Union has asked the World Trade Organisation for the right to impose huge trade sanctions on the United States in retaliation for
Fears of a trade war have ignited between the USA and China after Beijing filed a case at the WTO to overturn the levying of anti-dumping duties on a
After more than 18 years of negotiations Russia has finally joined the World Trade Organisation. What does that mean for the Russian economy and for
Russia’s 19-year wait to become a member of the World Trade Organisation is finally over.
Some economists and politicians believe the country could
Lawmakers in Russia’s lower house of parliament have voted to join the World Trade Organisation.
As the vote was held in the State Duma, opponents
A dispute over rare metals which has been building for years has come to a head: China has been challenged for restricting its exports. It provides
The EU, US and Japan have asked the World Trade Organisation to rule on a dispute with China over Beijing’s restrictions on exports of raw