"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."
Lebanon’s former Christian warlord Samir Geagea has been released after spending 11 years in jail for crimes committed during the 1975-1990 civil
Nasa’s space shuttle Discovery has blasted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida in the first such mission since the Colombia disaster of 2003.
A video has been posted online of two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Iraq, men whose days are numbered, according to the al-Qaeda group in the
One of the highlights of the global musical calendar has got underway.
Germany’s President Horst Kohler and Angela Merkel, tipped to become the
The self-confessed killer of a Dutch filmmaker who was critical of Islam has been sentenced to life in prison. Mohammed Bouyeri, a Dutch-Morrocan
In an attempt to cut off the cash flow to terrorists – the European Union is planning to introduce new controls on money transfers.
Polish miners faced off against riot police as a dispute with the government over early retirement rights boiled over.
More than 5,000 miners
While EU members discuss ways of fighting terrorism, the governor of Brussels has warned the city itself is wide open to an attack.
British police searching a flat on a housing estate in north London say they may have found material for making explosives.
The apartement was used
A verdict is expected today in the trial of the Muslim extremist who has confessed to killing Dutch film-maker Theo van Gogh. In the
Their last meeting was in Ankara, this time it is London, and top of the agenda for British Prime Minister, Tony Blair and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip
Raising the stakes in the Iran nuclear row – Tehran has issued the EU with an August 1 deadline to come up with a proposal allowing the country to
Italian magistrates in Milan have issued arrest warrants against six more CIA agents accused of kidnapping a terrorism suspect.
Some 13 warrants
Police in northern France have held two men for questioning in relation to the Madrid bombings of March last year in which 191 people died