"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
From Italy to Slovenia, European bioplastics research is booming and blooming.
This flower pot is made with a new bioplastic Instead of oil, it is made with waste from the legume industry Vegetal proteins and fibers are extracted and mixed with biopolymer This eco-friendly mater
This week on Business Planet we investigate how Slovenia is tackling construction and demolition waste, thanks to the European project REBIRTH.
Earth Hour, the annual campaign to fight climate change has seen the world plunged into darkness for the tenth time.
This edition of Spotlight looks at how Japanese innovation serves sustainability
Can carnivorous farmed fish become vegetarian?
Could a trout become vegeterian ?
Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
The number of battery powered, fuel-cell and rechargeable hybrid cars rose by a combined 206,000 last year in the EU and European Free Trade Area.
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is a potent greenhouse gas. Scientists in Norway are looking at ways to better fight it.
Smart connected farms were a hot topic at the ‘International Green Week’ in Berlin.
Not so funny, “laughing gas” N2O is a powerful greenhouse gas.
Off the shoulder dresses, flower prints in varying colours.
The 2017 edition of the Africa Eco Race has come to a close with Gev Teddy Sella reigning supreme in the motorcycle category.
Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final formality stage that took the competitors to Dakar in…
Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.
Every year 8 million tons of plastic waste are being dumped into the seas.
Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…
European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…
Marrakesh is a bustling city and the focus of the fight against climate change.