"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 closure of a UK factory that made clothes for designer label Burberry has been marked with an emotional march and rally by 300 workers who have
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The UN Security Council has intervened in the row between the UK and Iran over the detention of 15 British navy personnel, calling for them to be
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Irish rock star Bono has received an honorary British knighthood in recognition of services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work. The
The problem of unlimited drinking bars in Germany has been underlined by the death of a 16 year old boy who had drunk some 50 tequilas. The young man
The French nun at the centre of the case to have Pope John Paul II declared a Saint says she was cured of Parkinson’s Disease after she prayed to him
“I want to apologise for entering your waters without permission. I know it happened before in 2004 and my government said it wouldn’t happen again
The Speaker of Russia’s Upper House of Parliament has proposed changing the Constitution to scrap a two-term limit on the Presidency. If passed, this