"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
Controversy over Cuba has overshadowed debate at a summit of leaders from Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. At the end of the meeting in the
A fresh health alert has been called in Turkey following the discovery of thousands of dead chickens. The birds were found in eastern Turkey after
At least three Israelis have been killed and another five injured in an attack on a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.
The radical Palestinian
A senior left-wing politician in Italy’s Calabria region has reportedly been shot dead. Local media say Francesco Fortugno, the leader of a
Votes are being counted in Iraq’s landmark referendum on a new constitution. Election officials say partial results could be available later today
Officials in Romania says they are doing all they can to stop the spread of the deadly strain of bird flu that has been found in the Danube delta
Russian soldiers are continuing to hunt down remnants of a rebel force that attacked the southern town of Nalchik. More than 120 people, mostly
Italy’s Romano Prodi has begun his campaign to oust Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in polls next year.
The former European Commission
Vote counting continues in Iraq after a landmark referendum on the country’s new constitution.
It is widely believed Iraqis said “yes” to the
It was meant to be a joint military exercise between India and Russia near the western Indian city of Bikaner.
Russian defence minister Sergei
Bucharest has said it wants to coordinate efforts with neighbouring countries to prevent bird flu from spreading. Thousands of animals are being
The G20 group of rich and developing nations has vowed to take any policies necessary to address high oil prices and other risks facing the global