"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
Eurostar is giving itself a birthday present by ordering more new trains to expand its routes.
Twenty years after it started the company that runs
The UK government has put its 40 percent stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar up for sale.
Chancellor George Osborne said he was
The UK government is to sell its 40 percent stake in Eurostar as part of a plan to privatise 24bn euros of financial and corporate assets by
Eighteen years ago Britain became less of an island when just hopping on a train in London sped you to the heart of Paris, Lille or Brussels in just
Belgian train travel has ground to a halt since 10pm on Tuesday night due to a 24 hour strike by rail workers. The stoppage has come because of a
Trains between Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands, as well as the Eurostar, will be affected by a 24 hour strike on Belgium’s rail network
London’s Olympic Games is proving a godsend for travel companies suffering a decline in business customers as a result of the economic crisis
German industrial group Siemens has won the contract to supply 10 next-generation high-speed trains to Eurostar for its service through the Channel
At London’s St Pancras Station, the travel chaos caused by the volcano is evident. People there are tired and frustrated after six days of
Eurostar plans a 30 million pound upgrade to brush up its winter service. This comes after a review of failures linked to weather: five of the
An inquiry into the chaos that hit rail passengers travelling between mainland Europe and the UK before Christmas has revealed ‘serious concerns’
More than 230 passengers were stuck for over an hour beneath the English Channel after the latest in a series of breakdowns to plague the Eurostar
A Eurostar train that broke down in the Channel Tunnel has finally emerged in southern England, after passengers spent around two hours stuck in the
The cross-channel rail company Eurostar told passengers not to turn up at the London terminus, because all trains to Paris and Brussels were full for
More than 700 passengers climbed on to the first Eurostar train in three days this morning taking them from Paris to London.
Service had been
Eurostar’s wheels are turning again.
The cross-channel trains re-started a limited service today when a Eurostar train left the Gare du Nord station
Eurostar is planning a partial resumption of passenger services between Britain and France today after technicians have worked round the clock to get
Traditional ferry ports feared for the worst when the Channel tunnel opened in 1994, trumpeting a fast and easy way of getting to and from mainland