"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
Gabriele del Grande was detained in Turkey two weeks ago while doing research for a book He has been released and has flown straight back to Italy.
Tamim Jaboudi is nearly three-years-old.
The US state of Arkansas begins its bid to kill eight men on death row before a lethal injection drug expires in 10 days with the execution of Ledell Lee.
The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.
Palestinians march on Prisoners' Day in solidarity with an open-ended hunger strike by inmates in Israel.
Easter Mass was held in a maximum security prison in Bor, Russia, at midnight on Saturday.
A court in Munich jailed four far-right extremists on Wednesday for forming a terror group with racist and anti-Semitic aims and planning to attack refugees.
Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.
At least 150 inmates escaped from a prison in Brazil on Tuesday after a mass a riot broke out.
Brazil's prison violence prompts government action
Analysts say it is part of a push by outgoing President Barack Obama to reduce the inmate population before he leaves office.
At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison.
Tens of thousands of people rallied in the Basque city of Bilbao to demand that jailed members of ETA serve out their sentences closer to home.
Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others
Another prison uprising in Brazil has left four more people dead.
At least 31 inmates are killed in a Brazilian prison in what is believed to be a drug gang revenge attack.
It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.
Over 100 prisoners are on the loose and 56 have died after two rival drugs gangs ran riot in a Brazilian prison.
Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.
Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…