"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 chances of saving the ailing British car company MG Rover look increasingly slim after the collapse of talks with China’s biggest car-maker. The
Industrial production in France, which is Europe’s third-largest economy, unexpectedly fell in February. It is further evidence of a slowdown among
German’s BASF, the world’s biggest chemical company, has signed an agreement with Russian gas giant Gazprom to jointly develop a new gas field. It
European trade authorities say they hope to have enough data by next week to see about opening a probe into rising textile imports.
The deadline for a deal in the Airbus-Boeing subsidy row has passed but neither side appears ready to heave a brick at the other.
The finance ministers of ten EU states are working on a share-out plan for money promised by Philip Morris last year in exchange for them dropping
Known in Italian as il predestinato, which marks him out as destined for greatness, Milan’s Archbishop Dionigi Tettamanzi might also be known abroad
The Catholic Church’s cardinals are into their last seven days of pre-conclave meetings. Between now and April 18 they will hammer out their