"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
Three British soldiers accused of abuse in Iraq have appeared at a British court martial in Germany, where their regiment is based. The charges
Condoleezza Rice is hoping to make a fresh start in US diplomacy for George Bush’s second term in office.
If her testimony to Capitol Hill is
Spain’s Catholic church has denied it has done a U-turn on condoms.
It has issued a statement saying it had not changed its doctrine which opposes
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has spoken of his disgust at what is being described as Britain’s Abu Ghraib – as three soldiers go on trial for
Officials of the European and Russian space agencies have toasted a deal in Moscow to step up cooperation. The space agencies have agreed to join
Trains at a standstill, electricity and gas workers in the streets, medical operations suspended – France is living up to its reputation as a bastion
In a small sign of thawing relations Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has lifted a ban on contacts with the Palestinian Authority.
In an apparent about-turn, Spain’s Catholic Church has endorsed the use of condoms in the fight against AIDS. It is a change from the traditional
It was a familiar Israeli reprisal for a Palestinian attack, and another link in the chain of events which makes peace look ever more distant. Tanks
If you live in France, you would be forgiven for wanting to leave the country this week, as a series of strikes causes chaos across the nation. Rail
It is one of the hottest tickets of Inauguration Week. As Washington DC gears up for the swearing-in of George W. Bush on Thursday, the Texas State