"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
For the second time in less than a month, US president George W Bush has been meeting his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
It is the start of Easter Holy Week in the Christian calendar and, across the world, Palm Sunday has been marked.
There was a procession of
The crisis over the seizure by Iran of 15 British naval personnel has spilled into the streets. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the British
Angela Merkel has urged Palestinian and Israeli leaders not to miss an opportunity for progress in peacemaking.
On a tour of the Middle East, the
Iran has lodged a formal protest over another incident involving British troops near its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra.
The Foreign Minister
Thousands have turned out in Tbilisi to pay tribute to Zviad Gamsakhurdia, the controversial figure who led Georgia to independence.
The injured arrive in ever greater numbers at the Madina hospital in Mogadishu. As shelling rocks the Somali capital for a fourth day in a row, the