"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
Celebrated Iranian poet Simin Behbahani has died at the age of 87.
Famous for her writings on love and equal rights for women, her verse was said
Tributes have poured in for the American poet, author and activist Maya Angelou who has died aged 86.
Her groundbreaking memoir “I know Why the
U.S. author and poet Maya Angelou has died at age 86 in North Carolina, local media reported on Wednesday, citing her agent and a local
Egyptians are mourning the death of the man known as the “poet of the people” who challenged successive military leaders and whose work inspired
The funeral service of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney has taken place in Dublin.
Widely regarded as the greatest Irish poet since W.B. Yeats, he died
Seamus Heaney, one of the world’s most accomplished poets, has died at the age of 74 following a short illness.
Heaney, who was born on a farm in
Former Libertines frontman Pete Doherty makes his big screen debut at Cannes, in the 19th century period drama Confession of a Child of the Century
The woman once described as the “Mozart of poetry”, Poland’s 1996 Nobel Prize winner, Wislawa Szymborska has died at her home in Krakow. She was
A prominent Chechen academic and poet has been shot dead outside his home in Moscow.
The Russian authorities are describing Ruslan Akhtakhanov’s
Marilyn Monroe was many things to many people – cinematic icon, sex symbol and glamour queen – one thing she was not known for – until now – was her