"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
Belgium is reportedly considering selling part of its 10.3 percent holding in French bank BNP Paribas.
The government of Prime Minister Elio di
BNP Paribas has pledged to keep cutting costs and staff in response to reduced earnings from the flagging European economy.
France’s biggest bank
BNP Paribas, France’s biggest bank, has agreed to sell its Egyptian arm to Emirates NBD. The price is 377 million euros.
Emirates NBD wants to
BNP Paribas remained resilient to the downward trend on European markets, as it was boosted by better-than expected quarterly results. The share
Bucking the eurozone trend, France’s biggest bank, BNP Paribas, has reported better-than-expected results.
It made 1.8 billion euros in the three
BNP Paribas says it has nearly completed moves to sell off assets and cut debt to boost its capital reserves.
Like the rest of the industry
French bank BNP Paribas is to keep a toe in the water in Russia with a joint consumer lending venture with state-backed Sberbank.
Earnings at BNP Paribas fell 72% in the third quarter after the French bank took a bigger-than-expected hit of two billion euros on Greek debt.