"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
Israel is trying to create a Hizbollah-free border zone of several kilometres. The justice minister says the army aims to make sure there are no
More than a dozen Hizbollah rockets have hit the northern Israeli city of Haifa killing two people and wounding 15 others. One of the victims died
The UN’s emergency relief coordinator has accused Israel of breaking humanitarian law with its bombing of Lebanon. Touring the devastated capital
Hopes of brokering a ceasefire agreement are still alive within the Lebanese government. As President Emile Lahoud led a crisis cabinet meeting
With no let-up in the Israeli offensive, thousands of people are trying to flee southern Lebanon. Some were apparently taking heed of warnings from
Towns across northern Israel continue to take a pounding from Hizbollah militants. Several people were wounded, at least two seriously, in the latest
Israel carried out fresh strikes on militant strongholds in southern Lebanon this morning, as the offensive entered its twelfth day. Several blasts
As the fighting continues on both sides, Hizbollah has confirmed that the Israeli army has occupied a key border village. The Shi’ite guerrillas say
A fresh barrage of Katyusha rockets has rained down on northern Israel, killing two and injuring dozens more. One victim died when an apartment block
Israel has given its support to the deployment of a new international peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon to ensure Hizbollah is removed from its
Cars packed with terrified civilians have been fleeing southern Lebanon. White flags flown from car windows show that refugees want no active part
At least 64 people have been killed and around 180 more injured as bombs tear through 2 Iraqi cities. In the Sadr City district of Baghdad, a suicide
Troubled European planemaker Airbus appears to have emerged the winner in its long-running battle with Boeing in terms of orders at the Farnborough