"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
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British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.
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A poem handwritten by Jewish schoolgirl Anne Frank has sold for a high price at auction.
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The French-Moroccan writer has been awarded the top literary award in France, the Prix Goncourt, for "Chanson douce" ("Sweet song").
The funeral of Italian Nobel-winning playwright Dario Fo has been held in Milan Author of ‘‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’‘ and more than 70 other plays, Fo’s political activities saw him banned f
Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
Musician Bob Dylan wins the Prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
The Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo has died at the age of 90.
Fo, famous for his cutting political satire in plays such
Abkhaz writer Fazil Iskander has died at the age of 87, his family has confirmed.
Harry Potter fans have been waiting nine years for this moment and it seems they were as keen as ever to snap up the next installment in the wizarding saga.
As Britain marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, a group of actors including Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi have come together
Over one-hundred people participated in the annual Ernest “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida on Saturday (July 23).
One of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year has said he was detained for more than eight months by the Chinese authorities and that an apparent confession of “illegal trading” had been
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If you like novels that take a walk on the wild side – exploring gritty themes like drug addiction, alcoholism and violence – then Russell Banks is probably the writer for…
Both William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes died 400 years ago this year. But while Britain is paying tribute to its most famous bard in grand
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Where better to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death on Saturday than in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon! Thousands of