"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
The Cote D’Azur says terra-cotta walls against a relentlessly blue sky. It’s a painting that lives.
The Citadel de St Tropez is a
Mostar’s historic buildings have been a draw for generations of tourists but the city’s walls now offer a more modern attraction – street art.
In this episode of Postcards from Azerbaijan, we will discover Sheki Khans' Palace and its sliding shebeke windows.
Eight people were taken to hospital after being injured in a bull run in Spain.
Two runners were gored and six others had to be treated for
Eritrea and Angola are recognised in the list for the first time
Iran and Italy join forces for a rare classical music performance as part of the 'Paths of Friendship' project.
TV Boy is an Italian urban artist based in Barcelona who has gained international recognition for his portraits of famous people, transforming them using irony and sarcasm.
His Pakistani parents wanted an arranged Muslim marriage for him, but comedian Kumail Nanjiani chose American writer Emily V Gordon as his wife - and the pair wrote a movie about it.
American rapper JAY Z's album 4:44 went platinum in under a week, despite only being available online.
High-class couture in the French capital
A clearer vision is emerging of a city that was buried nearly 2,000 years ago.
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Their pictures of a beautiful girl, pulling her boyfriend by the hand, to different locations in exotic places, have won them international recognition.
Australia's reconciliation process with its Aboriginal community takes another step forwards with NSW deciding to fly indigenous flags permanently
Bond, who created the beloved bear with a hard stare, died following a short illness.
A collector's view on Nordic design.
The city of a thousand colours – this is Almaty, the cultural capital and largest metropolitan area in Kazakhstan.
Sashaying through the streets, Brazilians danced the samba to demonstrate against Carnival funding cuts.
Kiss frontman Gene Simmon's bid to trademark the hard rock "devil horns" salute as his creation is being ridiculed
Home of the arts Greece gave the world drama and poetry, and now it is taking dance to places never dreampt before