"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
In this episode of Learning World we look at the importance of learning languages.
Hausa, joins the the 'African class' of Somali, Swahili, Afrikaans and Kinyawrwanda. The social network site currently has over 100 languages available to users.
Now that the United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union, the debate about English as the de facto official language of Europe is likely on the mind of many.
At a German lesson in a Hungarian school half of the students were missing and it wasn’t because of a flu bug. It was a response to a Facebook event
Pourquoi faire simple quand on peut faire compliqué ? (Why make it simple when you can make it complicated?) This French sentence applies perfectly
Luxembourgers are the multilingual champions of the EU while the Irish, Bulgarians, Austrians and Hungarians are among the worst, latest official
British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged 25 million euros (20 million pounds) for English classes for women in isolated communities. Cameron
In an attempt to reflect evolving cultural, political and social norms Oxford Dictionaries, a branch of the Oxford family that studies the
Does it ever bother you when someone corrects your grammar or spelling? Or do you do it to other people? If so, spare a thought for this ‘
In this bonus interview we chat to David Konečný, photographer for Czech publishing house Vetrne Mlyny. Find out more about a project to boost the
Human language has a tendency to be slanted towards happy words, according to a new study.
And Spanish was found to be the world’s happiest
Katherine Jenkins has released her tenth studio album, “Home Sweet Home”, and says that making it felt like coming home: “I don’t ever want to repeat
German chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party has distanced itself from a proposal by its Bavarian sister CSU party that immigrant families should be
A computer programming app has been released that is so easy to use that even kids aged five can do it according to its inventors.
ScratchJr is the
They are in a minority in their own country but cultivate a strong identity. Who are the people of Monaco? We take a look beyond the high life and
Teaching of Spanish in Europe’s secondary schools has enjoyed a ‘remarkable increase’, new figures reveal.
The data, released to coincide with
What is the role of education when it comes to preserving minority languages?
Since becoming independent from the Soviet Union, Georgia has made sweeping social reforms, including a number in education.
While an inquiry continues into the credentials of the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service following Thamsanqa Jantjie’s
Geresdlak in southern Hungary is a village of just 900 people. The picturesque hamlet is a living model of European integration. Ten percent of the