"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
General Motors, the world’s largest car maker, has more problems. It has announced a loss of nearly 850 million euros in the first three months of
It could be the end game for Russian oil firm YUKOS. A Moscow court has ruled that the state-owned oil producer Rosneft can seize YUKOS’ remaining
Cardinals gathered in the Vatican will meet for a second day of deliberations to decide on who’ll be the next pope. Thousands of people packed into
In a move that surprised economists, the annual rate of inflation in Britain increased in March to its highest level for nearly seven years.
Final preparations are underway at the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France for the maiden flight of the A 380. The double-decker super-jumbo is being