"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
Nepal’s King Gyanendra has been stripped of his power to veto laws by the country’s parliament.
The measure was approved unanimously, reducing the
Iran has given a mixed response to Western proposals aimed at ending the nuclear standoff.
Tehran says some of the ideas are promising while others
France is reeling from its second fatal dog attack in less than two weeks.
A 17-month-old girl has died after being bitten by an American
Iran’s presence at the World Cup has stirred anger amongst Jewish groups in Germany.
They have staged the first of what they promise to be several
To the sound of cheers and jeers a contingent of some 200 US reservists have left southern Ukraine in what is being seen as a victory for anti-
Guantanamo Bay is again in the international spotlight after the suicide of three inmates at the controversial US-run camp in Cuba.
The Israeli prime minister has expressed regret at the killing of Palestiniancivilians on a beach in Gaza.
Ehud Olmert made the comments at a