"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."
A smartphone app is bringing to life the world of the modernist architect Walter Gropius – one of the founders of the Bauhaus art school.
The EU district of Brussels is, like the weather, grey and dreary.
A French climber scaled one of Barcelona’s highest skyscrapers, the Torre Agbar, on Friday.
The house is a work of art
The building where Adolf Hitler was supposedly born will be remodeled, Austria’s interior minister has suggested after initially saying it would be torn down.
Modern-day Sagrada Familia It is a modern-day Sagrada Familia that has been taking shape for more than half a century in the small town of Mejorada del Campo, on the outskirts of…
Turkey has opened the world’s biggest suspension bridge in Istanbul.
An EU initiative hopes to make dilapidated buildings into ecological masterpieces
The longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world opened to visitors on Saturday in Zhangjiajie, a scenic national park in central China’s Hunan…
Hundreds of years ago Tokyo was often referred to as the water city, until the focus shifted to the modern urban expanse that we know today
One of the massive successes of RIO 2016 has been the Olympic Boulevard, in the rejuvenated port district, which boasts an Olympic flame, live music on three stages, a hot air balloon, bungee jumping,
'Reporting From The Front' is the title of the Venice Biennale.
They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points.
The Baku Flame Towers
Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors
Apple has unveiled the future vision for its retail stores hoping that can help revitalise sales.
I have my “children and my health, that’s what matters,” said So’ad Daher. The 63-year-old was one among a few hundred residents of Palmyra to make a
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated Besiktas’ brand new waterfront stadium on Sunday. The formal opening did not take place inside the
United Arab Emirates
Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have announced a bridge is to be built across the Red Sea linking the two countries – as well as the continents of Africa and
The world renowned Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65. She had contracted bronchitis and suffered a heart attack