"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
Taiwan's parliament has relaxed rules against same-sex marriage, with opponents and supporters demonstrating outside parliament.
Beijing has reacted defiantly to claims that it appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South Ch
China expressed “serious concern” on Monday after US President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-held stance that Taiwan is part of “one China”, c
Passions went into overdrive in Taiwan’s parliament when an amendment was passed to reduce public holidays by seven days.
The foreign ministry in Beijing says the Taiwanese president has 'ulterior motives' and the US should stick to a 'One-China' policy.
China angry at Trump and Taiwan
Trump in Taiwan telephone call China listens in
Typhoon Haima, measuring eight out of ten on the authorities' severe storm scale, shut down Hong Kong on Friday morning.
Mini robots called Pepper have been rolled out at a bank in Taiwan to entertain customers as they wait, and try to sell them financial products.
A generator is slowly towed out into the ocean off Pingtung County in eastern Taiwan.
Motor biker blown off his bike by strong wind and then nearly hit by flying debris.
Typhoon Meranti has struck southern China after sweeping across Taiwan.
Described as the strongest storm in the world so far this year, Super Typhoon Meranti has hit Taiwan, bringing strong winds, torrential rain and flooding.
High seas, strong winds and lashing rain are expected when super typhoon Meranti slams into southern Taiwan
It’s a dogs life.
Taiwan’s defence ministry has admitted the misfiring of a missile last month was caused by a failure in security protocol.
A tour bus carrying people from China has crashed on a highway in Taiwan, killing all 26 people on board according to local media reports.
There is already an established network of blood banks for humans but what about one for our favourite pets.
Taiwan and China have been preparing for Typhoon Nepartak that is expected to hit land early on Friday.
From beau to bizarre: these are some of the styles being given to pets in Taiwan.