"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
A ceasefire agreed late last night between Israeli and Palestinian leaders appears to be holding despite several rocket attacks this morning. At one
Tens of thousands of Turkish Muslims have been gathering in Istanbul for an anti-Pope protest ahead of the visit of Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday
Italy’s former prime minister has fallen ill while speaking at a political rally in Tuscany. Silvio Berlusconi had the time to quickly warn onlookers
Rapturous applause, standing ovations and chants of “Segolene – President”, that was the enthusiastic welcome from the socialists as they crowned
The Pope has sent a message of respect and friendship to the people of Turkey during Sunday prayers at the Vatican. His four day visit there is
The Swiss have voted today to give a billion Swiss Francs to the ten new EU members. That amounts to around 630 million euros. In a referendum, just