"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
The Palestinian Prime Minister has called for negotiations to continue over a kidnapped Israeli soldier.
In so doing, Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas has
A funeral service for the victims of Monday’s train crash in the Spanish city of Valencia is taking place this evening.
Forty one people died when
The countdown is on at Cape Canaveral in Florida with fingers crossed that it will be third time lucky for the space shuttle Discovery.
Macedonians are going to the polls for the fifth time since gaining independence in 1991. This is the first parliamentary vote since the Former
A deadline for the release of Palestinian prisoners set by militants believed to be holding an Israeli soldier captive has expired. 1,500 had to be
As relatives arrived at a Valencia courthouse to identify victims of yesterday’s underground train derailment, the death toll continued to rise
The north west region of Calabria has been hit by torrential rain which has caused landslips in places. There have been complaints from some locals
Mexico still does not know who its next president will be – two days after a bitterly contested election. An official recount gets underway tomorrow