"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."
Officials were quick to rule that theory out.
“One train carriage went off the track, taking another carriage with it,” said a spokesman for the
Mexico’s political future is balanced on a knife edge after a presidential election that is still too close to call.
Both leading candidates have
In Moscow for talks, the Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni welcomed what she described as a “much needed signal”.
Airstrikes knocked out the
At least 34 people have been killed in an accident on the underground metro system of the Spanish city of Valencia.
More than a dozen others were
Israel has rejected an ultimatum by three Palestinian militias thought to be holding an Israeli soldier in Gaza.
As the assault there intensified
Leaders of Cyprus’ divided Greek and Turkish communities have met for the first time in two years for talks focusing on some 1500 people officially
EU commissioners have gathered in Finland for two days of talks as the country takes over the Presidency of the European Union. Commission President
Acting on orders from their prime minister to step up operations Israeli forces have launched more attacks in Gaza. A helicopter gunship fired a
A presidential election in Mexico that is too close to call has raised the prospect of a political crisis if either of the main candidates challenges
French anchovy boats must hang out their nets to dry.
The season begun in June has ended prematurely.
The European Commission has called them
Three months after it was opened up fully to the public, the Internet domain suffix ‘dot-eu’ has passed the two million mark.
It is still behind
EU footwear retailers are warning that further measures against Asian imports would make shoes more expensive for European consumers and create
Germany’s government has agreed on the main elements of a reform programme to overhaul the country’s creaking healthcare system. After nine hours of