"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
state of the union
Europe’s top crime agency won plaudits and publicity for its novel way of trying to catch criminals.
Hungarian opposition journalists take shelter in homeless magazine, saying the government shut their newspaper down.
Rome has hosted its first ever same-sex civil union.
Switzerland will become the first country to hold a national vote on whether to introduce a Universal Basic Income (UBI).
The US president expresses "significant concern" over freedom of speech in Vietnam as a number of activists are prevented from meeting him.
The ongoing battle between the FBI and Apple over access to iPhone data of a terrorist, came before Congress on Tuesday. At the hearing the chief of
Civil rights campaigner Al Sharpton last night delivered an ultimatum to the movie industry, demanding a more diverse nomination list for the 2017
Reverend Jesse Jackson has devoted his life to civil rights activism in the US and has made various forays into diplomacy. Euronews reporter Joanna
American civil rights activist Julian Bond has died at the age of 75. Bond co-founded the Student Nonviolent Co-ordinating Committee in the 1960s
The NAACP has launched a 40-day march across the US South on Saturday (August 1) with a rally in Selma, Alabama, aiming to draw on that city’s
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is set to stroke tensions in South Carolina, it’s emerged, as investigators probe a series of fires at predominantly black
Held for nine murders in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof has also fired up passions in the United States over the flying of a southern battle
Rome’s new civil unions registry has started work. Fourteen same sex couples were among the first to seal their commitment to each other during a
France’s top court ruled it was possible to strip a Moroccan-born man convicted on terror charges of his French nationality, paving the way for more
Stephen Somerstein was just 24 years old when he photographed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the five-day, 54-mile Selma to Montgomery March in
A court In Italy has recognized the legal status of a child born to a gay couple.
The ruling challenges the country’s stance on marriage being
The French city of Marseille has been forced to back down over ID cards designed to help the homeless but which caused a storm of protest from
Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.‘s historic civil rights march, US film director Ava DuVernay is bringing the events to the big screen in
BIGGEST DEMANDS FOR DATAThis table shows the countries who made the most requests to Facebook for access to users’ account data, January-June 2014
“I know that the European elections are coming up later this May. I was wondering how else I could make my voice heard in the EU?”