"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
With the holidays approaching, the EU has brought in new rules designed to protect consumers from sharp business practises as they shop for goods and
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A father’s dreams of setting up his own restaurant and escaping his menial dockyard job are the subject of new french film La Graine et le Mulet
Scientists and teachers across Europe have joined forces in developing a new generation of computer game. The idea: to harness the medium’s vast
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The Teatro alla Scala in Milan is staging a major production of Richard Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde. The epic opera of tragic love and partnerships