"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
It was possibly the most romantic moment of the Rio Olympics so far.
President asks Congress to change the constitution to guarantee adults the right to marry without restrictions based on gender, sexual preference or other reasons.
Italy’s lower house of parliament has backed Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in a confidence vote called by the leader to force into law a bill on
After 20 years of discussion, the Lutheran Church of Norway has said "yes" to gay marriage.
A US state governor is vowing to block a controversial, so-called religious freedom bill. Under it, no pastor in Georgia can be forced to perform a
Full equality was the demand of tens of thousands in Rome on Saturday, protesting that a bill to allow civil unions for gay and lesbian couples
Italy’s Senate has voted to legally recognise civil unions, as the last holdout in Western Europe took a compromise step to give some rights to
The Italian Senate has approved a much-opposed civil partnerships bill after the government used a confidence motion
The country's Senate has approved a bill on the issue by 173 to 71 votes.
A mass rally was held in Rome on Saturday in defence of the traditional family, as Italy debates whether to grant legal recognition and limited
Every child should be raised by a mum and a dad? Try telling that to Rome-based gay couple Marco Puccioni and Giampietro Preziosa, who are bringing
The long-awaited debate on the rights for unmarried heterosexual and homosexual couples
Thousands have taken to the streets of Italy in favour of same-sex civil unions. Their chosen slogan was “Wake up Italy, it’s time to be civilised,”
China officially says goodbye to its one-child policy. The country signed a bill on Sunday allowing all married couples to have a second child from
Greek lawmakers have voted to extend civil partnership agreements to same-sex couples with 193 of the country’s 300 parliamentarians supporting the
A county in the American state of Kentucky has begun issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples, after they had been blocked by the county clerk’s
The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Italy for failing to provide adequate legal protection for same-sex couples. Italy is the only
Twenty gay couples took part in a mass wedding on a beach on Friday in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco.
The governor of Guerrero state, Rogelio
The White House went rainbow to mark an historic day for the gay rights movement in the United States. The Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex
In a momentous day for the rights of minorities the US Supreme Court has ruled that the US Constitution upholds the rights of same-sex couples to