"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
An explosion blamed on gas has devastated an apartment building in the southern Russian city of Volgograd. The blast, which occured around midday on
At least 85 people have been killed and around one hundred injured, after a cooking gas cylinder blew up in a crowded restaurant in central India
At least 85 people were killed when a cooking gas cylinder blew up in a crowded restaurant in central India on Saturday, triggering a second blast of
Two babies and a female nurse are now known to have died after a maternity hospital in Mexico was completely destroyed by a powerful gas explosion
A tanker truck making a routine gas delivery has exploded at a maternity hospital in Mexico City. At least two people have been killed with 66
In Mexico, a maternity and children’s hospital has been ripped apart by a powerful gas tank truck explosion. The initial death toll has been revised
Five people have been injured and three people are still missing after an apparent gas explosion at a residential building in the Silesian city of
One person was killed and more than 20 more were injured by a gas pipe explosion in Ludwigshafen, western Germany, on Thursday morning.
Two people died and several others injured when part of the facade of an apartment building collapsed in the Netherlands.
A gas explosion was
Explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan blasted flames into the sky, killing at least 25 people and injured hundreds more. The cause of
At least 25 people are now believed dead and over 270 reported injured after a series of huge gas explosions rocked Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s
A series of explosions caused by a gas leak in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed at least 20 people and injured over 250, according
Two people have suffered minor injuries in a fire which broke out at a Shell chemical plant in the Netherlands.
The blaze was caused by a series of
Six people have died and at least 18 others have been injured in New York after an explosion caused two five-storey buildings to collapse.
State media now says at least 35 people were killed and more than 160 others injured when an oil pipeline exploded in eastern China. Earlier reports
At least three people are dead and thirteen injured following the explosion of a gas pipeline in a village in western Poland.
At least 12 homes were
All 3,000 residents of the German town of Harthausen were forced to leave their homes on Saturday after a gas explosion at an industrial site.
A total of 11 people, including seven firefighters, remain in hospital after a fire and consequent explosions occurred on a train carrying propane
At least 12 people have been killed and over 60 injured in a gas explosion in an apartment block in the Argentinian city of Rosario. Emergency
A series of major explosions at a Florida gas plant has injured several workers and left others missing.
The Orlando Sentinel reports Monday night