"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 court in Baghdad has been told that Saddam Hussein and six of his co-accused had signed documents that connect them to the killings of 148 Shi’ites
Scores of people are reported to have been killed or wounded in three explosions that have struck the Egyptian resort town of Dahab.
Police say the
Italy’s prime minister-in-waiting Romano Prodi has said he intends to take a decision swiftly to rein in the country’s swelling public deficit
Three months after Hamas’ electoral victory, the divisions between Mahmoud Abbas and the government of Ismail Haniyeh are becoming more
The Vatican may be about to relax one of its most controversial policies.
It is to publish a document on the use of condoms to prevent the spread
The Palestinian president has given a stern reminder during a fund-raising tour.
Mahmoud Abbas told a television station in Turkey that he has the
The EU’s agriculture ministers are set to approve special community aid for poultry and egg producers, because of consumer fears over bird flu
Iran and North Korea’s nuclear programmes have played prominently in the 15th annual EU-Japan summit talks in Tokyo, which lasted about an
Italy is celebrating the 60th birthday of the creation of the Vespa scooter. Originally an economical way to get around town, it has become an icon