"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."
The Anglo Dutch steel group CORUS is being sold to India’s TATA Steel. The Indian group won a long running takeover battle for CORUS with an offer
A former Israeli cabinet minister has been found guilty of sexual harassment of a female soldier. A panel of three judges ruled unanimously that Haim
In the Basque country of northern Spain, supporters turned out to back the president of the head of the provincial government as he appeared in
A court in Munich has issued 13 arrest warrants against suspected members of the CIA implicated in the kidnapping of a German citizen of Lebanese
British police have arrested eight men in a series of dawn raids in Birmingham, in what they are calling a major counter-terrorism operation. All the
The first pictures since October of Fidel Castro have been released, and the Cuban leader appears a little better, if still frail, after his recent
Prolific author and screenwriter Sidney Sheldon has died. The 89-year old became a huge success in the 1970’s with novels like “The other side of
For the first time in three months, Cuban television has shown new images of the country’s ailing President Fidel Castro. The footage was taken last
With the White House and the US Congress on a collision course over Iraq, President Bush’s new choice as top commander in the Middle East, Admiral
A court in Germany has ordered the arrest of 13 people, including suspected CIA agents, accused of kidnapping and torturing a German national
The head of the provincial government in Spain’s northern Basque country has appeared in court, charged with holding illegal talks with a banned
Appealing to Europe not to go soft on Serbia over war crimes cooperation, the chief prosecutor for the U.N. tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has
Before announcing emission demands on automobile manufacturers, the European Commission has called for greener fuels to cut the EU’s carbon dioxide
Around 200 years after Greece lost the Elgin marbles, another campaign has been launched to get them back. Hundreds of schoolchildren linked arms
One of the two men at the centre of a probe by British investigators into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko has said they are
In Germany, a row has broken out over the possible release from jail of two members of a left-wing terrorist group which ran amok in the 70s and 80s
The debate over abortion in Portugal is set to intensify even further in the coming days following the official launch of campaigning on a referendum
British police have arrested nine men in dawn swoops in and around Birmingham in what is being called the first phase of a nationwide anti-terrorist
A famous French television presenter has forced ten presidential candidates to sign a pact to enforce environmental policies. By threatening to run
Nobel prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk has had to cancel a trip to Germany, due to begin on Friday, over fears for his safety. His personal
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi has apologized to his wife for his behaviour with other women. It comes after his wife, the former actress