"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"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"
G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid
Retailers in the UK capital have been reporting bumper takings on the biggest shopping day of the year. Leading London department store Selfridges
The Queen’s Baton for the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 was carried to the famous National Rail Museum and St Columba’s School in host city New Delhi.
Government officials have joined organisers of the commonwealth games in their efforts to ease ever-increasing concerns over poor facilities and
World War One soldiers have been reburied with full military honours in France.
These are some of the 250 unknown British and Australian soldiers
Trinidad and Tobago
Climate change has dominated the biennial meeting of the Commonwealth. The 53-member group wrapped up its summit in Trinidad with a pledge to push
Trinidad and Tobago
Despite doubts about the chances of a UN climate deal in Copenhagen next month, some world leaders have launched a new diplomatic effort to lobby for
A deal for a climate treaty is within reach - that was the up-beat message as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth opened the Commonwealth’s biennial summit