"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
More than 2,500 rescue workers and 25 sniffer dogs are working against the clock to search for 93 people still missing after a landslide in southwest
More than 30 migrant boats left Libya for Europe on Sunday.
A further ten bodies have been recovered from the scene of a massive landslide in the southern province of Sichuan
A family of three has been saved from the ruins of Xinmo village in Sichuan, China, but nearly 120 people remain trapped underground after a landslide.
Heavy rain is suspected to have caused the collapse of a mountain side in Sichuan, south-western China.
Warm weather provides optimum conditions at sea for migrants trying to reach European shores
Another building has collpased in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, but resuers have managed to save a young family from the rubble.
At least 15 are missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a residential suburb of Nairobi.
A beached whale was discovered in the surf in New South Wales, prompting rescue efforts.
Vets in California have had to use a helicopter to airlift an injured horse to safety.
There’s no let-up in the migrant influx to European shores.
In Canada, flooding caused by torrential rain has forced hundreds of families to evacuate.
Rescuers picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the coast of Libya on Thursday (May 4), including the body of a young man who the migrants said had been shot by smugglers on the beach for his ba
A sheep named Dolly has been rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a five-metre-deep rock crevice on moorland in West Yorkshire.
At least 21 people have died and scores more are injured after an explosion at a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday.
A 22-year-old surfer from Glasgow, western Scotland, has survived a 32-hour-ordeal in the Irish Sea.
A Taiwanese hiker who was rescued after being stranded in the Himalayas for 47 days has returned home.
Two thirds of Alitalia's workers have voted to reject a management restructuring plan. The loss-making airline is set to run out of cash in weeks.
The Italian Coast Guard has donated two rescue boats to its Libyan counterpart as part of an agreement to fight the trafficking of migrants across the…