"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
The Israeli prime minister’s manoeuvrings have met with mixed reaction. They are doomed to failure, according to Likud parliamentarian Yuli
The biggest trial ever directed at the Basque armed seperatist group ETA has opened in Madrid.
Fifty six people face a range of charges including
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has reportedly quit the ruling Likud Party and plans to run separately in an early general election. The decision
President Jalal Talabani has made an historic trip to Iran, the first by an Iraqi head of state for nearly forty years
It is a job that will pose a challenge even to this veteran mediator.
United Nation’s envoy Martti Ahtisaari has arrived in Kosovo to begin one
In a dramatic day for Israeli politics, prime minister Ariel Sharon has quit his right-wing Likud party.
Sharon, who is setting up a new centrist
Many important decisions on Europe’s enterprise and industry policies are taken by Günter Verheugen, the Vice-President of the European Commission