"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
A migrant has died in the Channel Tunnel, the second fatality in less than two weeks.
Services were suspended for an hour.
There has been more serious disruption for people seeking to cross the English Channel via Calais after striking ferry workers again forced the
Ferry workers in France faced with losing their jobs have again protested in Calais, cutting sea and rail links to Britain. Eurotunnel was forced to
Desperate to cross the channel, migrants in Calais took their chances by attempting to stowaway on trucks caught in gridlocked traffic after strikes
Eurotunnel, the operator of the Channel Tunnel between England and France, is selling its Calais to Dover ferry business to its Danish rival
Firefighters give all-clear for Channel Tunnel after a lorry fire saw trains cancelled
Twenty years ago today they cut the ribbon inaugurating the Channel Tunnel, a dream of two centuries, President François Mitterrand and Queen
Nineteen workers have suffered carbon monoxide “poisoning” while changing rail tracks overnight in the Channel Tunnel, according to the French
There will soon be no respite for rail travellers in one of the last places where they could escape fellow passengers shouting “I’m on the train”
The European Commission says the charges for passenger and freight trains using the Channel Tunnel are excessive and it wants them cut.
Eurotunnel is expecting an increase in its passenger numbers as the London Olympics draw closer.
The company, which operates the Channel Tunnel
May 6, 1994. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and French president François Mitterand officially open the Channel Tunnel, the first fixed
Eurotunnel slipped back into the red in last year. Its 57 million euro loss came as the cost of servicing its debt rose by more than a quarter.
Eurotunnel’s revenue was up 29 percent in the final three months of last year as it carried over a third more lorries on its shuttle trains through
The Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel is buying Britain’s third-largest rail freight operator, GBRf from UK bus and train operator FirstGroup for
Eurotunnel’s net profit slumped last year, falling to 1.4 million euros from 34 million a year earlier.
The company operating the Channel Tunnel
Passengers and Eurostar staff breathed a collective sigh of relief when cross-channel passenger trains finally began running again, after three days
Eurotunnel’s revenue fell eight percent in the third quarter to 162.4 million euros.
Compared with the same period last year more than a third
A investment fund controlled by the US investment bank Goldman Sachs is to be the largest single shareholder in Eurotunnel.
Eurotunnel has said it is on track to complete its financial restructuring sooner than anticipated and is now ready to start converting investors’