"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."
More than a million people have been trying to flee Texas as it and other US Gulf states prepare to be lashed by Hurricane Rita.
But the evacuation
The crisis at the heart of the Italian Pime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s government is taking on an international dimension ahead of key meetings of
Switzerland decides on Sunday whether to open its doors to the east. The country is preparing for a referendum on allowing access to its jobs market
Thousands of people are evacuating the fourth largest city in the US as Hurricane Rita approaches. Highways north out of Houston have been jammed
The centre-right parties appear set for victory in Poland’s general election on Sunday, but there are fears rivalries could upset coalition talks