"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
Opinion – Dixie Dansercoer, Polar Explorer
Dixie Dansercoer is one of the International Polar Guides Association’s only five Master Polar Guides and
A group of friends in northern Norway has discovered a grotto believed to be around a million years old.
The 3.7 kilometre long labyrinth shows no
Prince Harry and his team of four injured British veterans have reached the South Pole.
What started as a race turned into an expedition, following
British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes may require surgery to remove part of two fingers on his left hand after suffering severe frostbite while
A small team of explorers are attempting a journey of 3,200 kilometers across Antarctica in temperatures as low as -90 degrees Celsius.
Filmmaker and explorer James Cameron said he was awestruck by the complete isolation of the world’s deepest point, the Mariana Trench, nearly 11