"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."
Tributes have been paid to Milton Friedman, one of the most influential economists of the past century, who has died aged 94. The winner of the 1976
Forecasts of a mild winter in the United States, together with plentiful stockpiles there and speculation OPEC will exceed its production target
The French Socialist Party has chosen Segolene Royal as its candidate for next year’s presidential election. It means France could have its first
Regulators are expected to find that the international banking network SWIFT broke
EU data privacy rules. SWIFT gave the United States access to
Air France has confirmed it is looking at launching a low cost airline based at Paris’s Orly Sud airport to start operations in spring or summer next
Volkswagen supervisory board has approved Martin Winterkorn to replace chief executive Bernd Pischetsrieder who abruptly resigned last week
For us, it’s her. That’s the new slogan for the French Socialist party, boasting its decision to present a woman as its candidate for presidential