"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."
Seven people have been killed in a bomb attack in southern Russia, including a senior police officer. Dzhabrail Kostoyev, the deputy head of the
Journalists have given the opening film at the Cannes Festival a cool reception at a press screening preview. The 100-million euro adaptation of Dan
The Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts has gone to the Spanish film-maker Pedro Almodovar. The Oscar winner beat off 43 other entries to win the
The retired French warship Clemenceau has arrived back in France after a round-trip to India where it was originally due to be dismantled. France was
It is exactly 10 years since Romano Prodi began his first stint as Italy’s Prime Minister.
Now he has named the man who succeeded him, Massimo
For anyone who is anyone in the cinema world, the Cannes International Film Festival is unmissable.
It is also open season for autograph-hunters
A two-year-old girl killed by a racist skinhead in Belgium has been buried.
Luna Drowart, who was shot with her
After weeks of political uncertainty, Romano Prodi has finally taken office, sworn in as Italy’s new prime minister.
He faced the president to take
The French parliament has approved a far-reaching reform of immigration policy.
Deputies backed the law by 367 votes to 164. Most of the opposition