"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."
A senior White House hawk has been nominated as the next head of the World Bank. Paul Wolfowitz was picked for the job by George W. Bush who
High-tech computer thieves have been foiled in an attempt to steal 316 million euros from a Japanese bank in London
The bidding war for the US long-distance phone company MCI has taken an expensive turn.
MCI did look set to be bought by Verizon communications
Anatoly Chubais, the head of Russia’s state power monopoly, Unified Energy System, has survived an assassination attempt on the outskirts of Moscow
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has been defending plans to kick-start the economy and reverse rising unemployment in a speech to the Bundestag
The last remaining statue of the former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco has been removed in Madrid. About a hundred onlookers turned out to witness