"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"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
Tens of thousands of people have gathered on farmland in south-west England for the Glastonbury music festival.
The actor appeared to threaten the US President during an appearance at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset
Music at the Temple of Poseidon
A magical new production of Benjamin Britten's masterpiece 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' opens the Aldeburgh Festival, celebrating the Golden Jubilee of his visionary Snape Maltings concert hall.
Many were young enough to be his grandchildren, yet they were in the palm of his hand.
At 72, veteran rocker Rod Stewart went down a storm on the
The French city of Lyon’s “Nuits Sonores” electronica festival has kicked off for its 15th edition.
If you’re looking for an electro festival with a great line-up, chilled atmosphere, loads of free extra events and not a tent or welly in sight –
Nuit Sonores - an urban event held in Lyon, France - seems to offer a bigger, bolder and more diverse line-up every year.
His recital of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.
Tallinn Music Week eclectic and fun
Tallinn Music Week involves more than just a diversity of musical performances by hundreds of artists from 33 different countries. This year its helping to shape the future of the music industry in Eur
Palestinian band 47 Soul on tour in Europe
Baroque on the rock.
Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…
It is a mesmerising solo violin that embarks on a journey of sound colours.
Robin McKelle showcases "The Looking Glass" at the Madrid International Jazz Festival.
A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa
JazzMadrid continues to please the crowds with hot sets from O Sister! and John Scofield
The heart of Baku has been beating to the rhythm of its annual jazz festival.
Featuring artists from all over the world, from South Korea to Norway via Turkey or Senegal, the Budapest Ritmo festival was a celebration of world music.