"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."
Pilgrims in Rome are attending ceremonies today, marking the first anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II.
Karol Wojtyla, who was born in
A team of explorers claims to have found the furthest source of the River Nile in Africa. The trio, from Britain and New Zealand, braved crocodile
A sick 18-month-old boy whose kidnapping in Italy transfixed the nation has been found dead. Police discovered the body of Tommaso Onofri, who
Gerhard Schroeder has denied knowing about a loan guarantee for Russian state firm Gazprom which was approved by the German government when he was
Pope Benedict XVI has spoken to thousands of people gathered to mark the first anniversary of the death of John Paul II. Officials say many of the
It was another protest against a protest – people in Paris have been demonstrating against a blockade of universities and colleges. The closure of
Scores of people are still being evacuated from their homes in the Czech Republic as flooding continues to hit central Europe.
Heavy rain and
The Israeli President Moshe Katsav is holding talks with party leaders after election results last week made it likely there will be a coalition
Britain’s Foreign Minister and the US Secretary of State have made a surprise visit to Iraq.
The pair travelled from Jack Straw’s Blackburn
Britain’s Foreign Minister and the US Secretary of State have arrived in Iraq on a surprise visit. The pair travelled from Jack Straw’s Blackburn
It has emerged the Bahraini cruise boat which capsized killing 57 people last week was not licensed to sail.
Voting has ended in Thailand’s contentious parliamentary election. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra called the snap poll last month after thousands
Jill Carroll, the American hostage freed in Iraq, has retracted critical statements she made about the United States.
In a film posted on a