"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
China claims it’s doing what it can to combat the piracy of videos and cds, rejecting US claims to the contrary. Speaking at a press conference, Yin
There’s been more bad news for the Belgian car-making industry with the announcement that around 1,400 jobs are to go at General Motor’s Opel Astra
The runaway pound has broken through the two dollar barrier for the first time in 15 years as investors bet on a rise in interest rates to cool
“Our nation is shocked and saddened by the news of the shootings at Virginia Tech today. The exact total has not yet been confirmed, but it appears
The start of the trial that accuses a US soldier of voluntary homicide will be a painful experience for Italian journalist and former hostage
Delegates at the Council of Europe were keen to see the Ukrainian crisis resolved without rival positions becoming entrenched. Russian delegation
The scene inside the Blacksburg campus was captured on video by one of the students. Rapid gunfire can be heard between the buildings.
Ukraines’s constitutional court is in session to discuss the country’s political crisis. The judges must decide whether President Viktor Yushchenko’s