"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
Amid fears its dispute with Ukraine could cause an energy crisis across Europe, Russia has pledged to restore full gas supplies to the continent
At least four people including a child are dead after the roof of a crowded indoor ice skating rink collapsed in southern Germany. Between 20 and 25
US President George W Bush has strongly defended his administration’s policy of eavesdropping on citizens suspected of having links with terror
A number of European countries have already begun counting the cost of Russia’s decision to cut gas supplies to Ukraine. The action has brought an
Doctors in Turkey are waiting for the results of tests on four children to find out if they have contracted bird flu. The death of a 14 year old boy
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has rejected calls from within his Fatah faction for the legislative elections of January 25 to be postponed
Austria has moved into the driver’s seat and taken up the six month rotating EU Presidency. The alpine republic says its main aim is getting the 25
The cutting of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine is sending a shiver through Europe as well. Energy is a formidable weapon and Russia, the world’s
Yemeni tribesmen holding five Italian tourists hostage are threatening to kill them if government forces attack their remote hideout.Rome has
Five italian tourists have been abducted in eastern Yemen. Its understood three women being held were freed, but refused to go unless their two male
The British government hails it as real patient choice – critics say it could have the opposite effect. From today people in England have the right
Tests for bird flu on five people taken to hospital in eastern Turkey, including a teenage boy who died, have proved negative. It was not clear what
The United Nations commission probing the killing of Lebanon’s former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri has asked to meet Syrian President Bashar
Russian gas monopoly Gazprom is claiming that Ukraine stole more than 21 million euros’ worth of gas bound for Europe yesterday. Ukraine denies
Following Gazprom’s decision to cut gas supplies to Ukraine, Croatia says its natural gas imports from Russia have fallen more than 30 percent and