"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."
Confusion surrounds the arrest in Germany of a 17-year-old man alleged to have been planning a suicide attack in Berlin.
The former US leader told tens of thousands assembled before the Brandenburg Gate 'we can't hide behind a wall'.
The director of the Centre for European Policy Studies comments on new Franco-German relations
The German government says it plans to close down a tourist hostel in Berlin after it was revealed it is within the grounds of North Korea's embassy.
Italian police have revealed they helped Germany to dismantle a Berlin-based terror cell.
A ball game on a vinyl record player is just one of the unusual attractions at a games festival in Berlin.
A gold coin worth up to $4m is stolen from the Bode Museum, in Berlin, Germany
Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate was illuminated in the colours of the Union Jack as a sign of German solidarity with the UK.
Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.
Four-month-old Fritz, who was born in captivity in Berlin, has died of complications from a liver inflammation.
Turkey's president accused Berlin of backing terrorism over its support for a detained journalist and following the cancellation of political rallies.
German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.
A pair of drivers who killed a man in Berlin while street racing have been given life sentences for murder in a German court.
The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first
time on Thursday.
Stalking and harassment is making apartment-hunting an ordeal for women in Berlin
It's a wrap at the Berlinale film festival with the coveted Golden Bear award - unusually - going to a love story.
Logan, billed as the final Wolverine film, has premiered at the Berlinale film festival in the German capital.
Oscar winning director Volker Schlöndorff has made a welcome appearance at this year’s Berlin Film Festival.
The 67th edition of the “Berlinale” kicked off on Thursday evening with a star-studded opening ceremony.
Movie fans arrived early determined not to miss out on tickets for the 67th Berlin International Film Festival – The Berlinale.