"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
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
The most valuable diamond earrings to ever be put up for auction are on display in London. A super-rare blue one is called Apollo and Artemis is pink.
The world’s most expensive pink diamond has sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a world record price of around 66.
A poem handwritten by Jewish schoolgirl Anne Frank has sold for a high price at auction.
An original artwork by the late Belgian cartoonist Hergé of his hero Tintin and friends has sold for €1.
A rare "fancy, vivid blue diamond" ring is on display in Geneva, ahead of an auction next week where it is expected to fetch up to 25 million US dollars.
The much mourned David Bowie, who died in January, was an avid art collector.
The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.
Nearly 80 items closely linked to the life of Muhammad Ali who died earlier this year are being auctioned.
Bjork's unique stage outfits are going under the hammer in London in the coming weeks.
Pele’s footballing life is to go under the hammer next week at an auction in London.
Football legend and three times World Cup winner Pele is to part with his collection of sporting and cultural memorabilia which will go under the hammer in London in…
The “Unique Pink” has broken all records for any jewellery auction.
Bidding in an online auction for the gun used to kill unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in the US in 2012 has topped 57 million euros. But the amount
Owner George Zimmerman was cleared of murdering the unarmed teenager in 2012
Auction house Christies say they are selling the world’s largest green diamond in Hong Kong at the Spring sales which start at the end of May and
A 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider could well become the most expensive car ever when it goes up for auction in Paris.
A tiny black Fiat 500L that carried Pope Francis through Philadelphia during his historic first visit to the United States was sold for $82,000 at an
Auctioneers have had a busy year. Hammers have been brought down around the world to seal the fate of objects which have achieved huge sums. Some
Memorabilia from Sylvester Stallone films has fetched over three million dollars at a Los Angeles auction. Up for sale were props and costume items
The rare and flawless Blue Moon Diamond has sold for $48.4 million to a buyer from Hong Kong, setting a world record for the sale of a gemstone at