"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."
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet, testifying to a Brussels Parliament committee, has reiterated that euro zone interest rates
Retail sales in the United States recorded their biggest monthly drop for four years in August. Sales were down 2.1% last month compared with August
On the occasion of the UN summit taking place in New York, EuroNews chose this as the angle for its series on Germany in the election run-up. Some
The British government has declared that it no longer recognises a key paramilitary organisation in Northern Ireland as being on ceasefire. Downing
Activity at ports began early in the day. Import licenses were matched up with containers to check that the right merchandise was let in. Customs
Art lovers be warned, the Biannual festival in Lyon, France has opened, and until the end of December will be serving up a feast of art and events
There was a big jump in European new cars sales in August. They showed the largest rise in nine months. Among the factors were new models from
As if Hurricane Katrina was not bad enough, Americans could be hit by another potentially devastating storm. Thousands of people have fled their
Olympic Airlines must repay as much as 540 million euros in state aid and taxes to the Greek government, the European Commission has ruled. This
Two years ago United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan told the General Assembly the UN had come to a fork in the road. But the ambitious plans
There is still some way to go on the road to reform – that was the UN Secretary General’s assessment in his keynote address to a summit marking the
A suicide bomber blew up his minibus in Baghdad after luring a crowd of labourers to the vehicle with promises of work, killing 114 people. It was
In Britain, motorists have been ignoring pleas not to “panic-buy” petrol and diesel after demonstrators began protesting at oil depots over high
British motorists are being urged not to panic buy petrol as demonstrators begin protests at oil depots over high prices.
Drivers fearing shortages
Around 150 world leaders will be seeking ways to revitalise the United Nations today in what is being billed as the largest summit in the history of
This year’s Spanish Prince of Asturias Award for Concord has been given to the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. The decision was
More than 130 people have been killed in Baghdad after a string of suicide bomb attacks.
In the first and most serious incident, a bomber blew up