"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
Nearly two years after he was found in hiding, the trial of Saddam Hussein gets underway today. In the first case to be brought against him, the
It has already proved deadly – and it is gathering strength.
Wilma is the 12th hurricane of the Atlantic season.
By the time it crosses from the
A not guilty plea has been entered from a defiant Saddam Hussein at the start of his trial in Baghdad.
After much argument and confusion, the
Wilma has become the fiercest Atlantic hurricane ever seen, as it makes its way towards Florida.
Storm warnings are in force for Honduras in
The British government has announced plans that would allow men to take three months’ paid paternity leave.
UK fathers currently have the right to
London’s Heathrow Airport is at the front-line of the battle to keep bird flu out of Britain. Customs teams there are using sniffer dogs to check
An Irish journalist has been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Rory Carroll, who works for the British newspaper The Guardian, was
With the European Union insisting that the risk of people catching bird flu is minimal, Russia has told the bloc that a deadly bird flu outbreak has
Wilma, the 12th hurricane of the Atlantic season, has already proved deadly and now it is at maximum strength. In the Cayman Islands, its effects
European Union states tested communications procedures in case of a public health emergency on Wednesday amid growing fears of a flu pandemic sparked
The massacre on which the first charges against the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein are based took place in Dujail. Twenty three years ago, the