"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."
On the eve of the Solidarity Union’s 25th anniversary, a special exhibition was opened in Gdansk, Poland. The trade union Solidarnosc in the early
One of the architects of the Northern Ireland peace process, Mo Mowlam, has died, aged 55.
Northern Ireland Secretary for two years from 1997
Europe is stepping up its defences against bird flu amid fears the virus could spread westwards from Russia. In the Netherlands, all poultry will
A group claiming links with al-Qaeda says it fired rockets at US Navy ships in Jordan and at an Israeli port.
Two missiles were launched at the
A Moroccan national, who had been suspected of helping plot the September 11 attacks against the United States, has been jailed for seven years for
In the most symbolic moment of his return home to Germany, Pope Benedict has made an historic visit to a synagogue in Cologne. There was a warm
One of the last pockets of resistance to the Gaza withdrawal – the tiny settlement of Gadid – has been overcome.
Soldiers and police officers