"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
state of the union
Eurozone businesses have maintained April's blistering growth rate this month, according to surveys of thousands of companies by IHS Markit.
European Commission to end disciplinary budget procedures against Portugal and Croatia, but France, Spain and the UK remain above deficit limits.
France's President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
Consumer confidence in the 19 countries that make up the eurozone rose in May to reach the best level since before the financial crisis.
The eurozone economy grew 0.5 percent in the first three months of the year from the previous quarter and the region's trade surplus expanded.
The International Monetary Fund urges the German government to stop giving balancing the budget a higher priority than investment.
The director of the Centre for European Policy Studies comments on new Franco-German relations
Greece's economy slipped back into recession in the first three months of 2017 amid delays in approving its latest bailout loan.
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Economic growth in the eurozone this year should be a bit better than previously forecast at 1.7 percent, the European Commission says.
German exports and imports hit record-highs in March. Industrial production edged down but was still better than expected.
Eurozone manufacturing and services companies said they increased activity at the fastest rate in six years in April.
The eurozone economy started the year with robust growth, setting the stage for a strong 2017 according to the European statistics agency Eurostat.
Eurozone unemployment in March was 9.5 percent of the potential workforce - the lowest level in eight year with youth unemployment at 19.4 percent.
European Central Bank policymakers acknowledged the eurozone's economic recovery is becoming stronger but kept stimulus and interest rates unchanged.
Eurozone finance ministers chair Jeroen Dijsselbloem says some Greek debt will have to be written off for its public finances to become sustainable.
The eurozone economy is enjoying strong broad-based growth as businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years in April.
By Herman Van Rompuy,Janis A. Emmanouilidis,Fabian Zuleeg
The eurozone crisis is far less dangerous now than during its peak years of 2010-2013
46 MEPS from different political groups and members of the Progressive Caucus of the European Parliament signed a common solidarity statement “Stop Damaging Greece” before next Eurogroup of 7th Ap
New attempts are being made to kick-start Greek bailout talks that have been delayed for months