"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"
Fears that athletes will contract the Zika virus at Brazil’s Olympic Games won’t go away.
Authorities in Florida were increasing their efforts to combat the Zika virus on Wednesday after another local case was reported in Miami, bringing the total to…
Pregnant women are being warned not to travel to Miami in Florida after another 10 Zika cases were identified.
Europe’s first Zika microcephaly birth has been confirmed in Spain.
A recent study from Brazil claims that genetically modified mosquitoes can be used in the fight against an insect that spreads Zika and other
Researchers are testing a smart mosquito trap they hope will help better track the spread of the Zika virus.
The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b
The World Health Organization has rejected demands for this summer’s Rio Olympics to be moved or postponed due to the Zika virus.
The Brazilian strain of the Zika virus has been found for the first time in Africa.
The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that
With this year’s Olympic Games just around the corner, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor is trying to dampen down fears over the Zika virus. Eduardo Paes says
Australian athletes at this summer’s Rio Olympics will be supplied with condoms which offer “near complete” protection against the mosquito-borne
The health ministry in Panama has confirmed the birth of four babies with microcephaly.
Confirmation of link between microcephaly and Zika Questions remain unanswered Report could refocus efforts on a vaccine After weeks of study
There is concern that hundreds of thousands of people on the US island territory of Puerto Rico could become infected with the Zika virus this year
A 21-year-old woman living in Havana has become the first Cuban to contract the Zika virus having never been overseas. Cuba’s four previous cases all
Further evidence has come to light linking the mosquito-borne Zika virus to the the birth defect known as microcephally, whereby babies are born with
A new study by a French scientists suggests the Zika virus might cause a debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. It comes
Concerns over Rio’s Olympic preparations are set to top the agenda at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) meeting on Tuesday, after a severed
Pope Francis looks to have suggested that the Roman Catholic Church could soften its ban on contraception for women facing the Zika crisis. On the