"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
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
Campaigning is over in Portugal’s snap general election as voters ponder where to mark their ballot papers on Sunday in a poll that could end months
Portugal’s general election campaign is underway ahead of next month’s ballot, with the country’s international bailout at the heart of the
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Portuguese socialists have put aside their differences and overwhelmingly backed their leader Jose Socrates.
The vote of confidence came at the
Portugal’s caretaker Prime Minister, Jose Socrates has come under criticism after announcing his intention to seek a bailout of up to 90billion euros
EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso responded quickly to Portugal’s intention to ask for a bailout. He immediately said the activation of
Portugal’s Prime Minister Jose Socrates has confirmed his country will be asking for an EU bailout.
The announcement came after his Finance
As Portugal prepares for a general election in June, all eyes are now on the country’s ability to pay back its huge debts.
The uncertainty caused
Portuguese President Cavaco Silva on Thursday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Jose Socrates and called fresh elections for June
Portugal’s Prime Minister Jose Socrates has stepped down after his government’s latest austerity package was rejected in parliament.
Today could be Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates’s last day in power as his minority government faces a crucial parliamentary vote.
With the amount of interest that Portugal is having to offer to get investors to buy its bonds rising to unsustainable levels, Lisbon is appealing
Portugal has pushed through it’s 2010-2011 austerity budget. A budget deficit of 4.6% of GDP left the government needing to cut spending further to
The Portuguese parliament votes on Wednesday on an austerity budget that is essential to protect the country from the turbulence of global markets
Portugal’s government is proposing fresh austerity cuts, as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Jose Socrates to slash the country’s deficit.
The inquiry into the Freeport development in Portugal has decided that the prime minister, Jose Socrates, has no case to answer and all proceedings
Saying that it is a strategic holding, Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has blocked the sale of Portugal Telecom’s stake in the Brazilian
At 52, José Sócrates has just been elected for a second time as Portugal’s prime minister. Despite the economic crisis Socrates remains confident