"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."
Estonia’s parliament has celebrated Europe Day by ratifying the European Union’s constitution. In spite of anti-charter protests outside the
The EU plans to concentrate on “common problems” to make Europe’s increasing integration more practical and more visible for its
In select cafes in 27 European capitals, the current Austrian EU presidency has been hosting discussions promoting the Union’s accomplishments.
Mittal Steel has said that it would be willing to improve its hostile bid for rival Arcelor, but only if Arcelor’s board backs the takeover.
The British cable TV company NTL has announced it is cutting its workforce by about a third – 6,000 jobs – following its merger last year with rival
The foreign ministers of the permanent member states of the UN Security Council along with Germany have met at one of New York’s top hotels. Making
Italian MPs return to parliament today to try to end a political stalemate preventing the election of a new president. The winner of last month’s
There has been an historic agreement on labour reform in Spain.
In marked contrast to France where labour reform has caused mass protests, the
An estimated 5.3 million Spaniards have short term contracts. That represents about a third of all Spain’s salaried workers, more than double the
Up to 200 000 people in Spain risk losing their savings in a fraudulent postage stamp investment scheme.
The investors put their money into the
Russia has been commemorating its victory over the Nazis in a massive military parade at Red Square in Moscow.
President Vladimir Putin presided
The so-called Quartet of Middle East peace brokers – the US, Russia, the EU and the UN – have met foreign ministers from Egypt, Jordan and Saudi
With a hail of blank ballot slips, Italian lawmakers have failed again to agree on a new head of state.
Three quarters of the thousand strong
Foreign ministers of major world powers have failed to find a joint strategy for dealing with Iran’s nuclear programme