"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
Under the campaign slogan ‘Death is not justice’, European officials at a conference in Lisbon have been supporting efforts to abolish the death
Nicolas Sarkozy has made no secret of his attempt to redefine French foreign policy, not least when it comes to Russia.
During his presidential
Euro zone finance ministers – unable to agree on how to respond to the euro’s strength against the dollar – decided instead to focus on China. At the
Nicolas Sarkozy has made his first official visit to Russia. The French President is in Moscow for talks with Vladimir Putin, the man with whom he
Spain is nervously approaching its October 12 national holiday and traditional military parade in Madrid attended by the royal family and leading
The internet search engine success story Google has hit new heights with the stock going over 600 dollars after analysts at Lehman Brothers raised
Al Qaeda in Iraq looked to have stepped up its promised Ramadan offensive with more than 30 people killed in attacks on Tuesday.
In Baghdad alone
The Russian gas monopoly, Gazprom, has announced it has reached an agreement with Ukraine on gas supplies and Kiev’s debts. This after talks between
As Turkey buried another soldier killed in clashes with Kurdish rebels, there were warnings of tough action from Ankara.
The Turkish Prime Minister
British finance minister Alistair Darling has warned that economic growth there next year will be weaker than previously expected. As he unveiling