"The poor will get poorer and the rich will get richer."
"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"People who have had a poor childhood do less well in the labour market."
Head of social policy, OECD
"Mini-jobs and flexibility in the labour market have led to a situation where there are very many working poor."
Head of social policy, OECD
"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)
July 22 1894. The first motor race took place in France between Paris and Rouen. It was organized by Pierre Giffard, a journalist from Le Petit
July 21, 1969. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon and Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. With Aldrin, they stayed
July 20, 1976. The spacecraft Viking 1 landed on Mars and was the first spacecraft to accomplish this mission. It was part of the Viking project
July 19, 1900 The Parisian Métro opens its first line during the Exposition Universelle (World Fair), which took place in the French capital from
July 18 1925 marks the first publication of Mein Kampf.
Mein Kampf (‘My Struggle’) was written by Adolph Hitler during his time in prison following
July 17, 1945. From July 17 to August 2, 1945, the leaders of the Allied Nations met in Potsdam, Germany, to discuss the fate of their defeated
July 16, 1945. The United States successfully detonated a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, in New Mexico, marking the beginning
July 15, 1799. The Rosetta Stone is found by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during the Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign in the village of
July 14, 1881. Billy the Kid, born William Henry McCarthy and later known as William H. Bonney was shot by Sheriff Pat Garrett on July 14, 1881. The
July 12, 1963. Pauline Reade, 16, disappears on her way to a dance at the British Railways Club in Gorton, England; she was the first victim of the
July 11, 1914. Baseball legend Babe Ruth made his debut in Major League Baseball. George Herman Ruth, Jr., known as “Babe” Ruth and nicknamed “the
July 13, 1985. The Live Aid charity concerts took place in London and Philadelphia. The concerts were organized by Bob Gedolf and Midge Ure to raise
July 10, 1921. Sixteen people are killed in a single day of sectarian violence in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the Irish War of Independence
July 6, 1942. This marks the first day that Anne Frank and her family took refuge in their Secret Annexe in Amsterdam to escape deportation at the
July 8, 1994. Kim Jong-il succeeds his father Kim Il-sung as the Supreme Leader of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. He also becomes the
July 5, 1996 The first ever cloned mammal is born at a lab near Edinburgh in Scotland. Named Dolly, she was conceived by a method known as ‘somatic
July 4, 1862. Writer Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) invents a story that was to become known as Alice in Wonderland while
July 7, 1983. Samantha Smith, a 11-year-old American student, flies with her family to Moscow, upon the personal invitation of Soviet Communist Part
July 3, 1886: Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the first vehicle meant to be propelled by an engine.
Ten years after
July 2, 1937: Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, disappears with her navigator Fred Noonan whilst