"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 Latvian capital Riga has celebrated its inauguration as a 2014 European Capital of Culture – a title it shares with Umea in northern Sweden.
The remaining piece of the Riga Maxima supermarket roof fell in on Saturday evening.
The section of roof had remained intact but fragile since the
It is bitterly cold in Latvia and sub-zero temperatures overnight mean there is little hope of finding any more survivors in the rubble of the Riga
Three days of national mourning have begun in Latvia to remember the victims who died when a supermarket roof caved in on top of them. It happened in
More victims’ bodies are being retrieved from a wrecked supermarket in Riga where a roof collapsed killing dozens of people.
The incident happened
Four people died and dozens have been left trapped after a supermarket roof collapsed in Latvia, rescuers said.
It happened at a Maxima supermarket
Riga Castle has been badly damaged by fire. The historical building, which is located in the heart of the Latvian capital’s old town is the official
The annual march to honour Latvia’s World War II Waffen SS divisions, part of the armed wing of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, always attracts some
This week, Business Planet is in Riga, the capital of Latvia, a country which suffered heavily from the global crisis.
However, the economy is
All for one and one for all – the citizens of Riga, Latvia have donated some 50,000 old keys, to be melted into one.
It is the Baltic city’s 810th