"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 French Prime Minister, Dominique de Villepin, has said he will not resign over an alleged smear campaign involving top politicians and secret
Bolivia’s President has signed a decree placing his country’s energy industry under state control. Evo Morales announced the nationalisation in a May
Ahead of Tuesday night’s meeting of the UN Security Council’s five permanent members plus Germany, US Under-Secretary of State Nicholas Burns has
The German Foreign Ministry has announced the safe release of two German hostages held in Iraq.
Engineers Thomas Nitzschke and Rene Braeunlich
A radical shake-up of immigration rules in France has been presented by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy. Critics claim the plans amount to
The divorce between the UK defence contractor BAE Systems and Airbus is getting messy.
Three weeks ago BAE said it wanted to sell its stake in
Napster, the former online pirate of the music downloading world, is going back to its roots.
It has launched a new, free web service in the
Germany’s “grand coalition” government has finally reached agreement on controversial economic issues after weeks of arguing about the so-called
By proposing new rules on immigration, Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy has firmly placed the issue at the top of France’s political agenda.
After five years in power Silvio Berlusconi has officially handed-in his resignation to the Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi.
The French Prime Minister faces a grilling in parliament today over accusations he has been involved in a political smear campaign, claims he denies
Calling on authorities to legitimise millions of workers without official papers, hundreds of thousands of people in the US yesterday left their jobs
The Bolivian President, Evo Morales, has moved to nationalise the country’s natural gas industry, ordering the army to seize control of supplies. The