"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."
Central Paris came to a standstill on Sunday for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as president of France.
The French Republic's youngest-ever president, Emmanuel Macron, takes office today in a handover ceremony in Paris.
Thirty couples paraded through Aleppo garbed in white and military uniforms before taking their vows, in what has been described as the city’s biggest wedding celebration in six…
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Moscow has marked Victory Day with shows of strength from both civilians and the armed forces.
There have been scuffles between activists and police at a march in the Ukrainian capital marking the end of the Second World War.
The end of WWII marked across Europe
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron visits Paris Holocaust memorial announcing "never again"
Portugal marks the 43rd anniversary of its Carnation Revolution, with top left-wing politicians urging the EU to fight the rise of populism by focusing more on social welfare.
A ceremony has been held in Paris to honour the police officer shot dead on the Champs Elysee last week. Mourners gathered in the courtyard of main police headquarters in the French capital.
Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.
Pope Emeritus Benedict celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday (April 17) in the garden of his residence in the Vatican.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Budapest for the ‘March of the Living’ – an event to commemorate the 550,000 Hungarian Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion
Poland remembers victims of presidential plane crash
A sunset ceremony has been held in northern France to launch commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Both the Portuguese President and Prime minister were present with Cristiano Ronaldo at a ceremony in the football star’s hometown, but it was the bizarre bronze bust unveiled of the footballer that h
A search of the ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, killing 304 people, has uncovered human remains.
The Pope spoke to EU leaders on the eve of a summit marking the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding document
To mark the occasion, the European Parliament has been holding a “Citizens’ Parliament”, bringing together people from all over the EU to discuss the future of the bloc in the plenary…