"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
Preparations are underway in Saudi Arabia for King Fahd’s funeral today. His death was announced yesterday. While the mood is subdued, there is no
Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery will conduct an unprecedented spacewalk this week to try to fix damage to the heat shield that protects
British police have arrested two more men as part of their inquiry into the attempted bombings in London. They were detained during raids in Clapham
Iran says it will not go back on its decision to restart nuclear work, despitewarnings from the European Union that a resumption of atomic activity
It has been a day of violence and bloodshed in Tehran. An Iranian judge who jailed several dissidents has been shot dead in his car. The capital’s
Jewish settlers and their supporters have gathered in a last-ditch bid to derail Israel’s pullout from Gaza – just 13 days before it is due to begin
The diplomatic row over Turkish recognition of Cyprus has flared up again – with France’s prime minister insisting Ankara should recognise the
The renowned Dutch artist Constant Nieuwehnhuys has died at the age of 85.
The painter and writer was a founding member of the influential Cobra
Southern Sudanese leaders have moved quickly to fill the vacuum left by the death of rebel chief-turned-peacemaker, John Garang. His close ally
American astronaut, Steve Robinson, is to step into history. He will carry out a first ever spacewalk to the shuttle Discovery’s fragile belly to