"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
A 19-year-old man has shot dead at least eight people and wounded five others before turning the gun on himself after he opened fire in a busy
There has been a deadly parcel bomb attack in a building where French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s old law firm is located.
A female secretary was
It was in July 2002 that Ingrid Betancourt was able to address her family for the first time since she was taken hostage by the FARC some seven
The Spanish parliament, gathered for constitution day celebrations, has held a minute’s silence in memory of two policemen suspected to have been
In an unprecedented move, French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called on Colombian rebels to free their hostages, including Franco-Colombian
Europe says it is seeking a fresh start with its African partners, to work together against poverty and political wrangling. But new trade and aid
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