"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."
The centre-right former Prime Minister Anibal Cavaco Silva has been elected as president of Portugal, according to reports on several of the
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Georgia has accused Russia of purposely cutting off its gas supply after a main pipeline between the countries was seriously damaged in an attack
France is investigating a possible case of bird flu in a woman who has recently returned from Turkey where the disease has killed at least four
Russian authorities say two explosions on a pipeline which cut supplies to neighbouring Georgia were caused by bombs. Two sections of the pipeline
After talks which ran late into Saturday night leaders of a major Catalan party have reached agreement with the national government over a dispute