"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
The European VEGA rocket launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou early on Tuesday morning to put satellites into orbit.
The launcher was
Europe’s small satellite launcher, Vega, which was due to take off from French Guiana Saturday morning has had its blast-off postponed.
A Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana on the north east coast of South America on Friday, the second launch of its kind.
It took Gagarin and Sputnik into space, and has flown safely over 1700 times: Soyuz is over 60 years old, but it begins a new tropical chapter this
An Ariane 5 rocket and its payload of two telecommunications satellites were launched from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Wednesday.
After more than a month of delays caused by technical problems and bad weather, Ariane 5 has finally launched into space from French Guiana.
Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris.
Nearly 70 percent in
The countdown is on in French Guiana to one of the most important launches in the history of European Space Research.
This single Ariane rocket