"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
A passionate celebration of sport and all things Italian in the opening ceremony of the 20th Winter Olympics, which showcased centuries of culture
Tens of thousands of people have protested across Europe in protest against the controversial EU Services Directive. The measure, due to be debated
The deadly strain of bird flu has now reached three new European countries. The outbreak has been detected in dead wild swans in the south of Italy
Muslim communities have mobilised across Europe holding mass demonstrations in protest against the publication of controversial Danish cartoons of
Finance Ministers from the G8 leading industrialised nations have ended their meeting in Russia with a positive statement on global growth.
Ariel Sharon has successfully undergone an emergency operation to remove part of his large intestine after his health suddenly deteriorated. Shlomo
Iran’s president has warned he may re-consider his country’s membership to the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he may