"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
Consumer prices in the euro zone in March grew faster than economists expected according to the European statistics office.
That is not good news
Residential property prices in Britain suffered their biggest monthly fall for nearly a decade in March.
That is according to figures from
The latest German unemployment figures provide little comfort for the government of Gerhard Schroeder.
The Federal Labour Office report for March
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe today leads his party into parliamentary elections already branded unfair by the US and the European Union
The abductors of three Romanian journalists in Iraq have issued a video of them and a fourth person, whom Romanian media described as the trio’s
Voting has started in Zimbabwe’s parliamentary elections. Hundreds of people queued up, braving early morning drizzle to make sure they would be able