"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."
Israeli troops have stormed a hotel in the Gaza Strip used as a base by radical Jews. The army has declared the settlement areas a military zone – a
The Zurich-based engineering group ABB has cut its profit forecast and plans to eliminate 1,300 jobs to reduce expenses.
The company, which is one
Lebanon’s pro-Syria president has bowed to the will of the majority andappointed the country’s former finance minister, who opposes Syria, to head
As expected, the policy-makers at the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, has increased interest rates by 0.25%. It is the ninth straight monthly
Doubts are growing over Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder’s plan to engineer an early election in Germany ahead of a confidence vote in parliament
Ahead of next week’s G8 summit, which will be dominated by the issue of world poverty, George Bush has said the US is to double its aid to Africa
The Spanish parliament is expected today to finally approve a law which will allow same sex marriages and adoptions.
The bill, which first won the
In several European countries people had been hoping for a change in the weather after soaring temperatures.
But in Belgium the downpours brought