"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
Maritime exercises were held in Tokyo Bay after a five-year pause.
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 Chinese naval fleet has begun a three-day friendly visit to the Philippines.
A Cuban beach comes alive with crabs. The crustaceans are on their annual migration at Matanzas on the caribbean island.
The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun
A passenger ferry has crashed into a pier in the Canary Islands, causing an oil slick from damaged underwater fuel pipes.
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.
Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…
French skipper Armel Le Cleac’h held off Britain’s Alex Thomson to win the gruelling solo round-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race.
The Water-skiing Santa and his flying elves, the Grinch and his friends, dazzle spectators with their water skills.
Free diver Enzo Maiorca has died at the age of 85
Russian warships have been forced to drive away a Dutch submarine which were apparently tailing the convoy including the Admiral Kutznetsov aircraft carrier, according to a military spokesperson
Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.
Fishing in the sea remains the main activity for most women in Senegal's local Community Lebu.
This is the terrifying moment a shark came crashing into a diving cage – with someone trapped inside.
The world’s largest tidal bore, on the Qiantang River in China, has been swollen by floodwaters caused by two typhoons.
A Filipino crew member died and two others were critically injured when a lifeboat fell off the world’s biggest cruise liner.
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
Portuguese Maritime Police rescued 38 migrants including several babies and infants from a dinghy in the Aegean sea on Sunday (September 4).
As night approaches, the Jinzhou World Landscape Art Exposition Garden is illuminated by 100 million lights which entrance visitors in a world of fantasy and…