"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."
A collision involving two trains in the Pakistani city of Karachi has left many victims.
Fifty-five dead and 575 injured are the provisional casualty figures following a train derailment in Cameroon.
Investigators into the deadly end-of September crash in Hoboken say train was travelling at twice the speed limit
A train has derailed in a station in the US state of New Jersey. The locomotive came off the rails at Hoboken station, 11 kilometres from New York City.
Emergency services in the US are dealing with a major rush-hour train crash at a commuter station in Hoboken near New York City.
A passenger train derailed in Spain’s northwestern Galicia region, killing four people and injuring 47 others who were taken to hospitals, authorities said.
At least three people were killed on Friday after a train derailed in Galicia in north-western Spain, emergency services said.
A police officer from New Jersey in the United States is being hailed a hero after saving a man from train tracks with seconds to spare.
A railway bridge in southern Chile collapsed under the weight of a freight train that was passing over it.
A train crash near Montpellier in southern France has left eight people seriously injured and around 50 slightly hurt or suffering from shock.
Eight people have been seriously injured and around 50 slightly hurt after a train hit a fallen tree near Montpellier in southern France.
Italy’s president Mattarella met the families of the victims of Tuesday’s train crash in Southern italy at a hospital in Bari.
Station masters relied on communications by telephone to advise on trains on the remote single line track on Southern Italy and no automated brake or signaling system was in place.
Italian PM calls for full investigation into train disaster Death toll rises to at least 27 “Human error a factor” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has demanded a full investigation into Tuesday
Italian authorities say 20 people died and dozens were injured when two passenger trains collided head on in the Puglia region in the south of the country.
Reports from Italy say at least 20 people have died, and more have been injured, after two passenger trains collided in the Puglia region in the south of the…
Belgian officials say at least three people have been killed and scores injured after a passenger train crashed into the back of a slow-moving freight train near the city of…
A passenger train slammed into a freight train at high speed travelling on the same track at Hermalle-sous-Huy
Three people have been killed and 40 injured after a passenger train piled into the back of a freight wagon in Saint-George-Sur-Meuse in…