"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
Olympic champion Ben Ainslie has high hopes for a new hi-tech British boat and its chances of winning the America's Cup for the first time.
Frenchman Francis Joyon and his five-man crew won the Jules Verne trophy for setting the fastest time to sail around the world on Thursday.
French skipper Armel Le Cleac’h held off Britain’s Alex Thomson to win the gruelling solo round-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race.
Armel Le Cleac’h looks set to celebrate a first victory in the gruelling Vendee Globe solo non stop round-the-world race.
The eighth edition of the Vendee Globe, the world’s only solo, nonstop around-the-world sailing race is drawing to a close as the two frontrunners Alex Thomson and Armel le Cleac’h are giving sailing
Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in the Vendee Globe.
The Energy Observer catamaran is poised to set sail around the world powered by renewable energy.
The last week of the Vendee Globe has arrived and just two sailors appear to be in with a chance of victory, a Breton and a Welshman.
Frenchman Thomas Coville has made sailing history after securing the world record for a single-handed non-stop sailing of the globe.
Former Olympic champion Paul Elvstrom has died aged 88.
The gruelling Vendee Globe is now in full swing and British sailor Alex Thomson has already set two records in the solo round-the-world race.
Vincent Riou, fellow Frenchman Armel Le Cleac’h and Britain’s Alex Thompson have embarked upon a ding dong battle at the head of the Vendee Glove fleet.
The annual Rolex World Sailors of the Year prizes have been awarded in Barcelona.
Competitors of the Vendee Globe set sail for the eighth edition of the non-stop solo round the world race on Sunday.
Competitors of the Vendee Globe are ready to set sail for the eighth edition of the non-stop solo round the world race on Sunday.
The Extreme Sailing Series will go all the way to the wire after in-form Swiss crew Alinghi won Act 7 to move just two points behind leaders Oman Air in the overall standing with one stop of the tour…
Tens of thousands of fans have travelled to the South of France to see one of sailing’s most glamorous events, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez.
Local hope Litkey Farkas produced a stunning performance to clinch the 48th edition of the Blue Ribbon Regatta at Lake Balaton, the biggest lake in Central…
Sarah Young, a crew member taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has died after being swept overboard.
It has been an eventful period in the world of sailing this week as this video will show. America’s Cup champions Oracle Team USA hit some trouble on