"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 26th of October, and the 7 times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is honoured with a Prince of Asturias prize. The jury said they
“If I have to tell you in one word what my entire litterary work is all about, I will say families. If you give me two words, I will say unhappy
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has urged the international community to share the workload of military operations in Afghanistan. He spoke after
The European Parliament has given its annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to a Sudanese human-rights lawyer who has helped hundreds of
A break in the weather has given firefighters the chance to bring the wildfires in southern California under control. Officials say the Santa Ana
The French President Nicolas Sarkozy has rounded off a major summit on the environment in Paris, by saying wants France to develop renewable energy
The Turkish army, the second biggest force in NATO, is waiting at the border with Iraq, waiting for the go-ahead to invade. The government says its
The head of French media group Lagardere has again denied insider trading in aerospace group EADS and insisted the state was fully informed on all
The world’s biggest jumbo jet has completing its first commercial flight. The Airbus A380 flew from Singapore to Sydney. On board were 455
State TV in Myanmar has shown pictures of the detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi meeting a senior member of the military regime.
Croatia has started construction of a coastal bridge despite Bosnia’s threat to launch an international lawsuit to stop it.
The bridge is meant to