"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."
Rising up out of the ground in Berlin 2711 concrete shafts. Together they make up the “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe” which opens later
The stock market regulator in Spain is apparently asking company directors to confess every aspect of their business affairs – of all kinds.
There was an explosive finale for Russia’s Red Square pageant where world leaders acknowledged the country’s wartime role and paid homage to its war
Denmark’s dairy producers are furious they appear to have lost their feta appeal in the European Court of Justice.
Germany shares their complaint
An Islamic militant group says it has abducted a Japanese citizen working at a US base in Iraq. On its website the Army of Ansar al-Sunna posted a
Bringing to justice the killers of Robert McCartney in the British-ruled province of Northern Ireland could receive European Union financial aid for
The departure of the head of the German exchange Deutsche Börse has led to renewed speculation about mergers between European stock markets
Peter Hain, the minister with the toughest and most thankless job in British politics, has arrived in Belfast to take up his new post of Northern
A major energy supply route has moved a big step closer to pumping oil from the Caspian Sea fields to western markets.
British Petroleum says it
Liberal working Britain is facing the prospect that companies may no longer be allowed to ignore the European maximum 48-hour working week.
The visit by President Bush to Georgia was also a chance for displaced people from Chechnya to draw attention to their plight Waving Chechen and
George W. Bush has addressed a huge crowd in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi repeating his support for the pro-American government. His visit was the
Russia and the European Union are putting the final touches to a new agreement they have reached on closer cooperation. Both sides have begun a
A suicide car bomber has blown up his vehicle near a US military convoy in central Baghdad killing at least seven Iraqis and wounding about two dozen