"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
It was to a largely empty house that the Austrian EU presidency went through the conclusions of last week’s European leaders’ summit.
Arcelor’s shareholders are more confident that Mittal will increase its bid leading to a friendly merger deal between the two steelmakers.
A merger between state-run Gaz de France and utility Suez should be completed by the end of the year, the French Economy Minister Thierry Breton has
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Anti-terrorist police in France and Spain have arrested 13 people suspected of having links with the armed Basque group ETA.
Those detained are
For the first time in the World Cup, the German team has played in Berlin and fans turned up in their hundreds of thousands to enjoy goal after goal
Investigators have begun questioning the son of Italy’s last king in connection with a probe into an alleged corruption and prostitution ring
The US military is under further pressure over events in Iraq with the news that three soldiers have been charged with the premeditated murder of
It is heartbreaking news for the relatives of two US soldiers missing in Iraq. The US military has confirmed they have been found dead.A senior Iraqi
Police in Austria have dealt with their third false bomb alert, just hours ahead of a visit by US President George W. Bush. Tough security measures
Judges are preparing to question the son of Italy’s last king. Prince Victor Emmanuel of Savoy was arrested last week as part of an inquiry into
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has officially ordered Japan’s 550 non-combat troops to come home from Iraq. The announcement brings an end to a