"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
Ukraine’s “orange revolution heroes” have managed to form a precarious parliamentary coalition two months after the country’s election.
Thousands of Belgian parents are being forced to camp outside a French-speaking school in Brussels to ensure their children a place.
Russian opposition leader, and former chess champion, Garry Kasparov claims his country is becoming a dictatorship.
He attacked Putin’s government
A group of rebel soldiers that attempted a mutiny in the Philippine capital Manila has surrendered.
The soldiers, along with a senator and a
Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has announced that the state of emergency will be lifted on December 16.
A day after standing down as head of
No social crisis – rather the riots that rocked Paris earlier this week were caused by delinquents. That is the opinion of French president Nicolas