"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 future of the European satellite navigation system, Galileo, is being put in jeopardy by a spat between France and Germany. The two countries are
Two bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in the western Turkish port city of Izmir have left one person dead and a number of others wounded.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced that 500 more British troops will be home from Iraq by the end of the year.
In response, his
Dozens of families suffering from the effects of pollution generated by the new runways at Madrid airport have been given brand new homes by the
The first pictures of UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari’s mission to Myanmar have been shown on state television. The Nigerian diplomat has now left the
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Russian President Vladimir Putin clearly plans to stay at the centre of political life after he officially leaves the Kremlin next year. At the
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Giant UK retailer Tesco has shrugged off wet weather, investigations by regulators, and stiffer competition, to up its profits by 18 percent for the
The latest figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistical number-crunchers, indicate unemployment is at its lowest-ever level in the Eurozone’s 13
The markets may be hitting new highs but records of another kind are burrowing their way into the US housing market like termites.