"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
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
The German man who became famous after finding the remains of a prehistoric iceman in the Alps 13 years ago has himself disappeared in the mountains
Iraq’s security forces have again been the target of attack by rebels fighting US-led forces and the country’s interim government.
Up to five
Negotiators will need “new energy” for last-ditch talks on a free trade accord between the European Union and Latin America’s Mercosur customs
The US motor-manufacturer Ford has returned to profit, but only because the money it makes from lending to customers has outweighed its losses from
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Bochum in Western Germany to protest against planned job cuts at the city’s Opel factory
Gold Fields are turning into battle fields in South Africa where an attempt is underway to create the world’s biggest gold mining company
The captors of the head of the charity Care International in Iraq, who was taken hostage on Tuesday morning, have released a video of her.
Police in Britain have charged radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri with 16 offences including inciting the murder of non-Muslims.
Coca-Cola has promised to take up a little less space in the soft drinks market.
This ends a European Commission antitrust case against it which
Incoming European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is said to be seeking a compromise way out of his first crisis over designated EU justice
A pessimistic outlook for German economic growth has come from the country’s six leading economic research institutes. At a Berlin news conference