"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
In an incident which saw the man attack police, slightly wounding one, an officer's quick thinking ensured that the assailant was quickly detained.
UNICEF shared a video on July 22 of refugee school children living in Athens, Greece, talking about their favourite things.
The children tell the
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Discover in this 360° video how climate change and human activities threaten the ecosystem of Doñana National Park, in southern Spain.
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, yesterday 'raced' a great white shark and lost.
While the UK wrangles over the shape of its post-Brexit future, the EU has been developing its own stance to protect its interests in the talks now underway.
Two wild elephants were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy after becoming trapped at sea.
Six years on from a massive nuclear disaster, accumulations of lava-like layers were found inside Fukushima nuclear plant.
Residents of ISIL's self-described capital of Raqqa in Syria celebrated as they were released from the jihadist group's rule.
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released an unofficial photograph of Prince George to mark his fourth birthday.
Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday, July 21 after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman.