"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."
Fires continue to rage out of control in Spain and Portugal, but an easing of the situation in the latter has led to Lisbon offering increased help
Air travel around the world has been disrupted by the terror alert in Britain. London’s Heathrow Airport, one of the busiest in the world, has been
Police in Britain say they have foiled a major terrorism plot to blow up aeroplanes mid-flight. It is thought the plan involved smuggling explosives
Israeli bombing of Beirut is continuing although the wider ground offensive has been put on hold. Hizbollah targets have again been hit and air
A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens more near a sacred Shi’ite shrine in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf. Police say the
The broader ground war in Lebanon might be on hold but Israeli troops have been moving further north. They have seized the Christian town of
A number of arrests were made in London overnight. Police believe the aim was to smuggle explosives on board aircraft in handluggage. It’s believed
Israeli air strikes have levelled a two storey building in the town of Mashgara in the eastern Bekaa Valley. Lebanese security officials say seven
It’s being claimed that Israel has put plans for its expanded offensive into Lebanon on hold. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert wants to give diplomatic
A fuel crisis in Lebanon is threatening to paralyse some of the country’s essential services. With petrol being rationed, police are giving emergency
As frustration grows over diplomatic efforts to end hostilities, Germany’s foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier struck a hopeful note yesterday
Spain has called on its European neighbours for help in fighting more than 120 fires in the north western region of Galicia. Local emergency services
Britain and the US are breathing nervous sighs of relief at news that a major bomb plot targeting passenger planes has been foiled. Police in the
Israeli troops have moved further into southeast Lebanon and reportedly engaged in heavy battles with Hizbollah guerrillas, but senior Israeli
The United Nations has renewed its warning about a worsening humanitarian crisis in southern Lebanon. Continued fighting and an Israeli ban on
After speaking by phone with British Prime Minister Tony Blair about the alleged terror plot against flights between the US and Britain, President
There was airline chaos on both sides of the Atlantic, as news of the alleged terrorist plot at Heathrow broke in America, and weary travellers at
Flights around the world have been disrupted following the terror alert in Britain. London’s Heathrow Airport, one of the busiest in the world
Spain’s Prime Minister has interrupted his holiday to visit Galicia in the northwest of the country as hundreds of forest fires continue to ravage
Police in the UK have made more than 20 arrests in and around London, southeast England and Birmingham. The suspects are now being questioned. The
A Hizbollah rocket has killed an Arab woman and her three year old son in the village of Deir al-Assad in northern Israel according to the emergency