"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
Has one of the brightest hopes for democracy in central Asia been dashed? That is the question being asked by observers of Askar Akayev’s 14-year
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“Rosenthal’s Children” deals with the cloning of
At least 14 people are reported dead and more than 100 others are injured after a massive explosion rocked an oil refinery in the United States
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Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Thom de Graaf has resigned, prompting speculation about possible early elections.
The celebrated French writer Jules Verne died a hundred years ago today.
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The Belgium chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Solvay is to buy France’s Fornier Pharma in a friendly deal.
The price is 1.3 billion euros in
After suffering another legal setback, the parents of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo have turned to the US Supreme Court, the highest tribunal in the
A French appeal court has confirmed the conviction of billionaire investor George Soros for insider trading and said he must pay a two point two
A massive and deadly explosion at the third largest oil refinery in the US caused petrol price futures to rise briefly to a new record.