"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
It is notoriously difficult for students to find affordable housing.
The European Commission has unveiled its big power plan, aiming to slash energy use in the bloc by 30 percent by 2030.
Air quality in cities is getting worse according to a recent UN report which says pollution leads to the deaths of more children every year than malaria and HIV/AIDS…
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,
Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks were plunged into darkness on Saturday for the 10th annual Earth Hour, a global lights-out event to
Crude oil prices hit fresh seven-year lows on Friday as the International Energy Agency warned that global oversupply could worsen in the New Year
Appearances can be deceptive. That’s certainly the case with a regular looking building in Stuttgart. Sight of the solar photovoltaic-thermal panel
In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a
The Greek parliament has approved reforms needed to unlock two billion euros of bailout aid. However several measures still have to be agreed with
Just over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden, lies Hallbarheten in the Swedish town of Malmö. What could be mistaken for a residential
Patrick from London asked: “I have received an extremely high energy bill for last month. I suppose that my energy supplier has raised their prices
There was an electric shock for the SUV market, as Tesla Motors finally delivered the first of its long-awaited Model X vehicles – to a generally
Transportation costs affect the price of any goods we buy, so reducing them could help our pockets. Road transportation is becoming more efficient
Should we invest in more railroads, or should we scrap them and just use road vehicles that become increasingly efficient? Donato Zangani from
The G7 members have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the year 2100, according to proposals outlined in June 2015. They share this goal
A move which could help change the “entire energy infrastructure of the world”. That’s the boast of Elon Musk chief executive of Tesla Motors.
In Cadarache, near Aix en Provence in Southern France, one of the biggest scientific collaborations on the planet is underway. Thirty four nations
With its 31 buildings, some 1,500 flats housing 4,000 residents, the Torrelago district in Laguna de Duero, near Valladolid in northwestern Spain, is
Lithium batteries have been a boon for the modern world replacing the heavier, single-use alkaline type in everything from wristwatches to jumbo