"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."
On day two of Italy’s indefinite football ban, silence reigns in the nation’s stadiums but sporting authorities have plenty to talk about. Radical
British government vets have begun work to contain an outbreak of bird flu on a commercial farm in the county of Suffolk – culling nearly 160,000
Russian police probing the murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko will be allowed to come to the UK, according to press reports. British
Police in Spain have arrested 18 members of an outlawed youth group that is suspected of links with Basque separatist group, ETA. Arrest warrants
Amid Palestinian in-fighting, children in Gaza have set fire to toy weapons, in a symbolic call to adults to lay down their arms.
Whether the gunmen
Iraqis are counting the cost of the worst single bombing attack since the US-led invasion in 2003. Police say more than 130 people were killed and
The United States has taken over command of the multi-national NATO force in Afghanistan from the British. The handover comes as the Taliban warn
The Directors’ Guild of America has named Hollywood legend Martin Scorsese best film director for 2007 for his gangster drama “The Departed.”