"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."
Colombia’s government has offered to withdraw troops from a disputed region in the south of the country if it means Marxist rebels agree to negotiate
While protesters keep up the pressure outside, politicians argue with each other inside.At World Trade Organisation talks in Hong Kong, member states
Italy’s financial police have reportedly been searching offices and residences of former Banca Popolare Italiana directors and managers after the
Brussels has dismissed as inadequate London’s latest EU budget proposal. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso suggested it did not bode
France has raised a larger than expected amount from its controversial sale of majority stakes in three motorway toll firms.
The shares in the
It was a time for last minute reflection in Iraq after the end of campaigning for its first long-term parliament since the fall of Saddam Hussein
US plane maker Boeing has beaten its European rival Airbus to win a big order from Australia’s Qantas.
The initial contract is to supply 65 Boeing
The Iranian president has launched another stinging attack on Israel by describing the Holocaust as a “myth”.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is facing a fresh
An underwhelming new European Union budget proposal by the bloc’s current British Council Presidency looks set to guarantee bare-knuckle bargaining