"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 forest fire in Spain has claimed 11 lives. All the dead were volunteer firefighters who perished as they fought a desperate battle to overcome a
Edward Heath, the former British prime minister who led the country into the European Common Market, has died at the age of 89. The son of a
They are dubbed the G4 – foreign ministers from Germany, Brazil, India and Japan. Their mission is to reform the UN Security Council. The quartet is
Police in Spain have recovered the bodies of 11 volunteer firefighters who died as they tried to put out a raging forest fire east of the capital
The Moscow metro is taking measures to step up security across all its routes.
The announcement comes after bomb attacks on the London underground
Freedom, security and justice are three pillars of the European Union, as laid out by the Amsterdam Treaty of 1997. But the free movement of people
The EU’s Council of foreign affairs ministers has been meeting under the chairmanship of Britain’s Jack Straw, who says a British budget compromise
Israel has deployed a massive military contingent to try to stop ultra-nationalist protestors from staging mass demonstrations against the planned
China has evacuated more than 600,000 people from coastal areas as a typhoon that has battered Taiwan makes its way to the mainland. At least four
By 2010 the European Union wants 12 percent of our energy to come from renewable sources. A new four-year programme bids to raise awareness of the
An EU arrest warrant issued by Spain for a key al-Qaeda suspect has been blocked by Germany’s highest court. The Federal Constitutional Court upheld
The British government has reacted angrily to a new report that suggests its at particular risk from terrorism because of its support of the United
European sugar beet growers marched in Brussels on Monday to protest at plans to cut their subsidies. Beet with feet added humour to the protest, but