"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
It is the world’s largest offshore wealth center but now Switzerland is set to end what it is famous for – keeping its banking secret.
The unregulated “shadow banking” sector is facing stricter rules to help avert another financial crisis in the EU.
The industry is estimated to be
The European Commission has revealed details of its latest plans to clamp down on tax dodging
It wants banks to give European Union authorities
Tax havens such as Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands are to work more closely with the UK and other European countries to
The leaked list of names spans the globe, with current and former officials who stashed their cash in offshore accounts evading onerous taxes back
Luxembourg has said it will water down its banking secrecy laws after pressure from its EU partners.
It comes amid a Europe-wide effort to crack
The Austrian government has decided to join Luxembourg for talks with the European Union on softening its stance on coveted bank
The Dutch government has nationalised bank and insurance group SNS Reaal at a cost of 10 billion euros.
It said that was to prevent the lender’s
The Swiss authorities have reportedly frozen three bank accounts of the former head of private Greek bank Proton.
Greek businessman Lavrentis
Credit Suisse is to pay 150 million euros to end an investigation by the public prosecutor’s office in Duesseldorf, Germany.
The probe was into
The head of the Swiss Bankers Association has said his country must solve a dispute with the United States over wealthy citizens using secret Swiss
So what is it that the European Banking Authority has been doing?
The EBA has tested about 90 of Europe’s top lenders, on how they would react to
Credit Suisse said on Friday that is being investigated by US authorities for allegedly helping wealthy Americans evade tax by stashing large sums of
Citigroup has confirmed a media report that computer hackers have accessed details of about 200,000 of its customers in North America.
The Swiss authorities have rearrested rogue banker Rudolf Elmer just hours after he was found guilty of breaching Swiss bank secrecy laws and given a
A former banker from Switzerland has been found guilty of breaching bank secrecy laws.
Rudolph Elmer, who was among the first to use the Wikileaks
The trial has begun of a former Swiss banker facing charges of breaching banking secrecy laws.
Rudolph Elmer, who was among the first to use the
A Swiss banker, due to go on trial for breaking bank secrecy laws, has handed over account details of 2,000 multinationals, financial firms and
UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis
As part of the fight against terrorism, Washington wants to track international financial transactions. After a long dispute, the EU Parliament has