"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."
There is still no sign of the two girls Stacy Lemmens, 7, and Nathalie Mahy, 10, but a man has been charged with their kidnap. Abdellah Ait Oud, who
New Lithuanian Prime Minister Zigmantas Balcytis is determined to broach the question in Brussels of his country’s thwarted bid to join the euro
The Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says he will make contacts for peace talks with the Basque separatist organisation ETA this
Islamic militants in Somalia have captured the town of Jowahr from a coalition of warlords, a week after driving them from the capital, Mogadishu.
Written evidence of the massacre and rape of thousands of civilians in the western region of Sudan has been handed to the UN’s International Criminal
George W. Bush has acknowledged that the United States’ military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba has damaged the image of the United States abroad
A bidding battle is on the cards as two big investment consortiums made competing and equal bids for Associated British Ports.
European car sales jumped by 9.6% last month, helped by new models from Fiat, Toyota and Volkswagen. But Italy’s statistics were distorted because a
Fears that Afghanistan is sliding towards a violent insurgency similar to the one in Iraq seem truer every day. A van carrying Afghan workers to an
With their country gripped by internal conflict and political instability hundreds of Somalis have taken to the streets in support of a plan to
The upsurge of violence continues in Afghanistan. Today a bomb tore though a minibus carrying Afghan labourers to a US military base in Kandahar
At least 61 people have been killed in a suspected mine attack on a civilian bus in Sri Lanka. Many more were wounded in the explosion in
Looking to break out of his international isolation, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is attending a major summit in Shanghai. The meeting of
All 25 European leaders meeting at a two day summit in Brussels will try to work out whether it’s worth giving it another shot after voters in France