"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."
July 23, 1914. Austria-Hungary issues an ultimatum to Serbia. Serbia is asked to autorise Austria to conduct an investigation to determine the
The world of Harry Potter is now much more than an imaginary place: Diagon Alley is now accessible to even us simple Muggles. Virtually.
Harry Potter fans have had five years to grow up since the last installment of the fantasy novel. Some commentators say they need to have matured
Made famous by JK Rowling’s wizard stories, quidditch came to Oxford in England as part of the celebrations marking the arrival of the Olympic torch
‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling has told an inquiry into British media practices that she felt like a hostage in her own home because of press
Thousands of fans flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square, desperate to catch a glimpse of the stars of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 –
Thousands of fans packed London’s Trafalgar Square to say goodbye to the boy wizard, at the world premiere of the final Harry Potter movie.
Hundreds of Harry Potter fans have descended on London’s Trafalgar Square for the premiere of the last film in the blockbusting series. Some have
Enough of the world of magic: Harry Potter has gone digital.
To coincide with the release of the eighth and last film from the franchise, author
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is back on New York’s Broadway in the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”.
The story is