"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."
"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
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Portuguese media are up in arms over a proposed law that would force them to submit their election coverage plans for approval by a committee or face
As the whiff of censorship becomes ever-stronger in Russia the Sir Ridley Scott-produced "Child 44" about the Soviet Union's most infamous serial killer is reportedly banned
The documentary ‘Bakur’ caused no end of controversy at this year’s International Film Festival in Istanbul. The screening of the film was cancelled
Russia’s Ministry of Culture has blocked the screening of Child 44, a film adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel about the hunt for a Soviet-era serial
Merve Buyuksarac, a model crowned Miss Turkey in 2006, faces up to two years in prison for sharing a satirical poem deemed critical of President
Russian film Leviathan has been lauded internationally and received two Oscar nominations. But back home, the drama has come in for heavy criticism.
The FireChat messaging app is fast becoming
one of the most popular tools for defying communication blocks during Hong Kong’s pro-democracy
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Moscow to protest against Russian media coverage of the crisis in Ukraine. Many of the slogans at
A Turkish court has ordered a blanket ban on YouTube to be lifted, citing another ruling this week that scrapped a similar ban on Twitter.
It may have been blocked in Turkey, but Twitter is leading the charge in publicising the restrictions being faced by Turkish
Turkish Internet users were quick to come up with ways around the Twitter block.
The hashtag #TwitterisblockedinTurkey quickly became one of the
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has approved a new law tightening control of the Internet .
It will enable the authorities to block access to web
A vote in Turkey’s parliament to tighten government control over the internet has sparked condemnation at home and abroad.
It will mean that
Internet giant Google says a lawsuit by Max Mosley aimed at blocking Nazi-themed sex party search results would create “unprecedented
Google’s latest data shows the number of requests from governments to remove content from its services is higher than ever before.
They are artists, intellectuals or bloggers, and they want Cuba to open up to the world.
Whether they are dissidents or not, a new generation of
A reformist Chinese newspaper at the centre of a row about freedom of expression in the country will be published as normal tomorrow according to one
Euronews reporter Wolfgang Spindler spoke to the exiled Iranian filmmaker of Kurdish ethnicity Bahman Ghobadi. The director speaks about making
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has criticised the government in Beijing after a parody video he made disappeared from Chinese websites.
It is a
Ukrainian journalists on Monday protested outside the country’s parliament in Kiev against a new draft law that they say will restrict media