"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
The Spanish government has insisted the conditions it imposed on German company E.ON’s proposed takeover of Spain’s largest power generator Endesa
Political differences have dominated a gathering of South American trade partners. At the Mercosur summit in Rio de Janeiro, leftist leaders called
Motorola is finding out that more is some times less. The world’s second largest mobile-phone maker shipped a record 65.7 million handsets in the
Violent storms that have been sweeping northern Europe have already claimed more than 30 lives. Germany has been one of the worst hit areas. Heavy