"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
Germany’s main airports are set to be hit by a public sector strike today with Lufthansa announcing the cancellation of more than 400 flights.
German architect Rainer Mielke has designed and built himself a luxurious, light-filled penthouse on top of a former World War II bunker, a bunker
Munich-based thinktank Ifo says its business climate index, based on monthly results from 7000 companies, has risen again for a fifth successive
General Motors’ European division is reportedly planning to close two plants to cut manufacturing capacity by almost a third.
Union sources said
Joachim Gauck has been sworn in as the new president of Germany.
The former pastor’s appointment means that former east Germans hold the country’s
German public-service workers have escalated their so-called warning strikes over pay ahead of fresh talks next week.
Short-term walkouts which
German government bond prices pushed higher on Tuesday .
Investors are being lured back into the market after the amount of interest Berlin is
From an upbringing in communist East Germany to the reunified country’s highest office.
Germany’s new head of state and former pastor Joachim Gauck
The people of Germany are starting the week with a new president. Joachim Gauck is a former human rights activist from communist East Germany and won
East German former Lutheran pastor Joachim Gauck is Germany’s new president, after reluctantly being backed by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
East German former Lutheran pastor Joachim Gauck has been chosen to be the next president of Germany, after reluctantly being backed by Chancellor
Joachim Gauck, the 11th President of the Federal Republic of Germany, is the first to personify 70 years of history – the stresses of division and
Up to 25,000 people gathered in Bochum in West Germany to protest against an award meant to be given to Turkish prime minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan
A new German president will be sworn in on Sunday following the recent resignation of Christian Wulff.
It is a largely ceremonial role but comes
The former Nazi concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk has died at a care home in Germany aged 91.
He was convicted by a court in Munich last year
The former Nazi concentration camp guard, John Demjanjuk, has died at a retirement home in Germany aged 91.
He was convicted by a court in Munich
The eurozone halved its trade deficit with the rest of the world in January, thanks largely to a surge in exports of German cars and machinery.
A state election, likely due in May. will be a big test of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity.
Her Christian Democrat (CDU) Environment
German flagcarrier Lufthansa has issued a profits warning for 2012 citing economic uncertainty and high fuel prices.
It says it will embark on a
Many parents are taking their children out of the formal school system in favour of a freer way of learning.
It is not home schooling, where the