"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
Police in eastern England have arrested a man over the murder of five prostitutes. The suspect is reported to be Tom Stephens, a 37-year-old
Fighting continues in Gaza between rival Palestinian factions after a day of clashes and gunbattles left one Fatah supporter dead. After appeals for
Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh has been addressing his people in Gaza City as interfactional violence escalates in the Palestinian
A ship packed with around 650 illegal immigrants has arrived in Sicily. It is one of the largest ever single landings of migrants on the southern
A 48-year old man who frequented the red-light district in the English town of Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of murdering five prostitutes
An internationally isolated Bashar al-Assad is visiting Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin.
Syria and Russia
The government of Kyrgyzstan has handed in its resignation to the president. Prime Minister Felix Kulov said if it were accepted, reforms curbing the
Hollywood cartoon legend Joseph Barbera, who made generations of people laugh, has died at the age of 95. He was one half of an award-winning team