"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."
Janez Jansa is Prime Minister of Slovenia – the tiny Alpine nation of two million people where he has led the centre-right government since November
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Acclaimed Polish director Andrij Zulawski is a late replacement to preside over the jury after Austrian Michael Haneke withdrew.
If passed it would be the most radical shake-up in the constitution’s fifty-eight year history. New Prime minister Romano Prodi is firmly against the
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Aaron Spelling, described by the Guinness Book of World Records as “the most prolific TV drama producer of all time,” has died at his home in Los