"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
Vincenzo Nibali sounded the warning bells to his principle rivals on Sunday after the Italian champion secured overall victory at the Tour of Oman
Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen timed his sprint perfectly to clinch the fifth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Oman in Muscat on Saturday. The
Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali produced a superb solo effort to claim the fourth stage of the Tour of Oman on Green Mountain on Friday. After a relatively
Alexander Kristoff of the Katusha team continued his fine start to the 2016 campaign after the Norwegian ace won sprint finish to claim stage three
Norway’s Edvald Boasson-Hagen timed his sprint perfectly to claim the second stage of the Tour of Oman on Wednesday. The 28-year-old looked in great
In this edition of Oman Life we continue our exploration of the country’s extraordinary cultural heritage by delving into Muscat, the melting pot
Our third edition of “Oman Life” was dedicated to the country’s rich cultural heritage. One of the most iconic forts of the country was our starting
Britain’s Leigh McMillan was officially crowned the most successful sailor in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series when he clinched an
In this edition of “Oman Life” we explore the country’s stunning coastline and discover the rich sea life including the endangered green turtle. Our
Our second Oman Life adventure kicked off at the marina in Muscat where we had the chance to spend the day on a very special boat known as a Dhow
From coconut fringed beaches and crystal clears seas to rocky mountains and a desert straight from one thousand and one nights, Oman’s landscape
It was my first trip to the Arabian Peninsula so I was really excited about going to Oman. We started by exploring Salalah in the south of Oman.
A solar powered plane has started the second leg in its attempt to fly round the world without using fossil-derived fuels. Solar Impulse 2 took off
Elite climbers Stefan Glowacz from Germany and American Chris Sharma have scaled the overhanging roof of the Majilis al Jinn cave in Oman for the
GENERAL Population: 3,219,775 Capital: Muscat Area: 309.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, on a tour of the Gulf states has intervened in a row stirred up by Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party at home.
An Italian-owned cargo ship with 18 crew on board has become the latest vessel to be hijacked.
The Enrico Ievoli was carrying a shipment of
Soldiers have dispersed a small group of demonstrators who had gathered for the fourth day of protests in the port city of Sohar in Oman.
Protesters in Oman have clashed with security forces during a third consecutive day of unrest.
The demonstrators want higher salaries and a greater
At least two people are reported to have been killed in anti-government protests in Oman.
It is alleged police fired rubber bullets at