"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
Plans by a group representing Russian soldiers’ mothers to meet an envoy of Chechen rebels have been condemned by the Kremlin.
The women say they
A court in Afghanistan has sentenced a man to death for the murder of four journalists in 2001. Reza Khan was also found guilty of raping an Italian
Eight people have been killed in a gas explosion in southern Italy. The blast in the town of Foggia destroyed an apartment building.
The Russian government is taking the final steps in what could be the de facto renationalisation of the country’s biggest oil company YUKOS. An
Knowing the main language of their adoptive country – one of the basic principles agreed among the EU states in their quest to integrate immigrants
When the French commissioner Jacques Barrot was criticised in the parliament, the president had his words ‘I think my team is of high quality’ thrown
Finance ministers and the heads of central banks from the world’s 20 most powerful nations are in Berlin for a G20 summit where, officially, the
The Barroso Commission’s trouble chapter one is closed. The European Union justice and interior ministers have added their seal to Parliament’s broad