"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."
Iraq’s interior minister has said he can confirm Internet reports that the Jordanian militant, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, has been wounded.
A 35-year-old electrician has become the first person to be formally charged with murder over the 1998 Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland. Sean Hoey
A banned Basque nationalist party has blamed the Spanish government for the jailing of their leader Arnaldo Otegi and has called on its supporters to
Some of the most disgusting and disturbing pictures they ever come across – that is the view of Spanish police who say they have broken up a
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has concluded a historic visit to the White House, the first by a Palestinian leader since the Middle East peace
A Spanish judge has ordered the imprisonment of a prominent Basque separatist leader. The ruling comes just hours after ETA was blamed for a car bomb
As French President Jacques Chirac rounds off his efforts to persuade the nation to back a referendum on the European Constitution. On the streets
The countdown continues in France for Sunday’s crucial vote on the European constitution. With the latest opinion polls claiming the “No” vote has
On his first visit to the US as president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas has briefed the White House on his reforms. He is hoping to