"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."
Voters go to the polls today in Catalunya’s regional elections. Analysts say the predicted victory for the nationalists could strengthen Spain’s
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A group of 25 countries have told Iceland they object to its resumption of commercial whale hunting, flouting an international ban.
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It is difficult to date the first employees’ union, but in Europe the industrial revolution led to the creation of collective attempts to solve some
Georgia’s Foreign Minister has met his Russian counterpart in the first high-level talks, since a row began brewing between the two neighbours. Gela
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At least seven Palestinians and one Israeli soldier have been killed in gun battles between Palestinian militants and Israeli forces in the Gaza
US scientists believe they may have found one of the causes of sudden cot death in babies, which claims the lives of thousands of infants every year