"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
Kofi Annan has arrived in Sri Lanka to see for himself the devastation left behind by the tsunamis, and the relief effort to help the victims.
There are fears of a fresh hostage crisis as the French foreign ministry confirmed reporter Florence Aubenas has gone missing in Iraq.Nothing has
There were victory ‘V’ signs from the man widely predicted to win Sunday’s Palestinian presidential election during an appearance in the West Bank
Palestinians are complaining Israel is not sticking to its promise of easing its military grip on the territory ahead of tomorrow’s presidential
The military operation to bring aid to Sumatra in Indonesia, the area hit hardest in the tsunami disaster, has intenisfied. Spain and Japan have
The search for the dead is not yet over but the blame game has begun after Italy’s worst rail crash in nearly 25 years. Two more
With this election many Palestinians see themselves at a crossroads. The death of Yasser Arafat brought the curtain down on one era and there are
Britain has been lashed by severe wind and rain causing widespread flooding particularly in the north.
The bad weather is bringing chaos to many
The accused ring leader in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal has repeated a not guilty plea at his court martial.
American reservist Charles Graner