"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
Last ditch talks to restore self-rule in Northern Ireland are taking place today. British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Irish counterpart Bertie
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Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi arrives in Lebanon where his nation is leading the UN force overseeing peace in the south of the country. He was
The new head of European plane maker Airbus says decisions will be made over the next few months which are likely to lead to job losses among the
The British Prime Minister Tony Blair has backed his ex-minister for Foreign Affairs in the row over Muslim veils. Jack Straw, now the leader of the
Pressure is building on the North Korean leadership over its reported nuclear bomb test. In a rare show of unity the UN Security Council has called
The Spanish government, worried about jobs cuts from restructuring at Airbus, has said it wants the
state holding company SEPI to raise the
George W. Bush says North Korea will face “serious repercussions” over reports it has carried out its first nuclear test. The US President says he is
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Earlier reports by officials put the death toll at 13, but
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