"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
Police in Southern Italy have smashed a human trafficking ring and arrested 22 people. Operation Abid – the Arabic word for Slave – ended months of
The deadline set by the Iraqi kidnappers of two German engineers expires but there is still no word of their fate. As the time ticked away, the
Shocked and bewildered – survivors from the ferry which sank in the Red Sea on Thursday are brought back to port. Only 300 people are confirmed as
At a security conference in Munich, the leaders of Germany and the US urged the world to work together for a diplomatic solution to stop Tehran’s
There have been clashes between riot police and relatives of victims of the Egyptian ferry disaster. As rumours continue to circulate about what
Iran is to be reported to the UN Security Council over concerns about its atomic programme. The move comes at the end of a meeting in Vienna of the
In Syria, Scandinavian embassies have been set alight by demonstrators angry over newspaper cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed. It comes amid
A stampede at a stadium in the Phillippines has left more than 80 people dead and nearly 300 others injured. The incident happened as people lined up
Anger continues to spread across the Muslim world over cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed. In the Gaza Strip dozens of Palestinian youths
Hopes are fading of finding nearly 900 missing people after an Egyptian ferry sunk in the Red Sea early yesterday morning. Rescuers have already
The United Nations nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, has voted to report Iran to the Security Council over suspicions it is trying to make atomic weapons