"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 Peloponnese is not an area of Greece where candidates in today’s election feel welcome. Turnout by local people to choose who might govern them
Former world rally champion Colin McRae has been killed when a helicoptor he was piloting crashed in Scotland. Three other people on board the
Almost ten million Greeks are elegible to cast their ballots today in a poll that could reflect public discontent with the major parties and benefit
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he wants to hold talks on Colombian soil with the head of the FARC guerrilla group Manual Marulanda for an
Thousands of protestors have marched from the White House to the Capitol in Washington to demonstrate against the war in Iraq. Among the crowd were
An al Qaeda-led group in Iraq has put a price on the head of a cartoonist whose drawing of the Prophet Mohammad appeared in a Swedish newspaper.
At least 88 people have died after a budget airliner crashed on landing at the resort island of Phuket in Thailand, in heavy rain.
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