"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."
Britain is expected to present a new proposal for the European Union’s long-term budget this Friday, late in the morning.
After a dinner of the
Spanish car maker SEAT, says its laying off 660 workers after lengthy negotiations with the unions. That is less than half the job cuts the company
France’s two satellite pay-television companies, Canal Plus and TPS, are to merge.
The new group will be controlled by Vivendi Universal which will
Inflation in the Euro zone slowed down more than expected in November according to the European Union’s statistics agency.
Economists said that
Spanish smokers are facing tighter curbs on tobacco use from January. The changes could cause ructions in a nation where a third of the population
He is hailed as Turkey’s best-known novelist. But today Orhan Pamuk goes on trial accused of insulting national identity.He faces three years behind
An Istanbul court looked more like a media scrum on Friday as the trial began of one of Turkey’s best-selling novelists, Orhan Pamuk.
The trial is
Still in office, but increasingly in trouble, Italy’s central bank boss Antonio Fazio can today hear the wheels of justice spinning into motion