"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
The online whistleblower, which alleged last week that the US spy agency had bugged recent French presidents, now claims that finance ministers and top companies were targeted too.
Re-brand the ‘UMP’ party ‘The Republicans’. Nicolas Sarkozy has secured 83 percent of the members’ support for the change. It is part of
A French court has cleared a former ally of Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of swindling millions of euros from France’s richest woman, L’Oreal heiress
The former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suffered a potential setback to his mission to seek election again in 2017. His team are to appeal
After former French president Nicolas Sarkozy suggested re-naming the country’s conservative UMP party to become the Republican Party, it now seems
Fans of France’s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy threw out a cheer after the centre-right UMP party he leads looked to have won some two thirds of the
Setting the conditions in France for a “massive swing back to the right and centre”. That’s the view of centre-right UMP party leader Nicolas Sarkozy
Initial exit polls suggest Le Pen's Front National has had a disappointing first round in the French elections, while Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP looks set to triumph.
Exit polls following the first round of regional elections in France suggest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP Party will come out in the lead. The
Former French Minister Claude Gueant has been placed under formal investigation over allegations the ex-Libyan leader Gaddafi helped finance
The former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has made a return to politics after he was elected head of the opposition UMP party on Saturday.
Nicolas Sarkozy declared he is in favour of repealing the law legalising same-sex marriage in France, passed in the spring of 2013. This public
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has used a TV interview to explain why he is attempting to make a return to politics.
Sarkozy said he did
The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has confirmed his return to politics, saying he intends to seek the leadership of the opposition
France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy announced his return to politics on Friday, declaring he would seek the leadership of the opposition UMP in
The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out fighting on French TV news to dismiss corruption allegations he is facing as “political
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out fighting on French TV news to dismiss as “grotesque” the charges of corruption facing him.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation for influence-peddling.
He is suspected of trying to foil an
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation by magistrates in Paris on suspicion of influence peddling and