"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 citizens are encouraged to be more aware of their everyday transport during mobility week.
Not using a car is central to the campaign to
Several EU states are accusing Brussels of offering too many concessions in World Trade Organisation negotiations on agriculture. France, Italy
In the wake of the political statemate in Germany, shares on the Frankfurt exchange fell, but the rest of Europe’s stock markets were mixed and
At a meeting in New York, Ariel Sharon has repeated his strong stance against Hamas taking part in Palestinian elections. The Israeli prime minister
Angry Iraqis have clashed with British troops in the southern city of Basra, setting two armoured vehicles on fire.
The troops fired warning shots
The German engineering firm, Siemens is to lay off 2,400 workers at its computer-services division and reduce costs by 1.5 billion euros over the
Opinion is divided at the International Atomic Energy Agency over how to deal with Iran after it insisted it will press on with its nuclear
The OPEC oil cartel looks set to keep its output quotas unchanged for the moment. Consumer countries want the OPEC members, meeting in Vienna, to
uncertainty at the heart of the European Union.Speculation is rife that the outcome will discourage economic reform in other countries.
North Korea has pledged to give up its nuclear weapons programme in return for energy and security guarantees from abroad.
The agreement came at
Predictions of political stagnation and gloom after yesterday’s confused election result in Germany have not wiped the smile from the Chancellor’s