"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."
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich is at the centre of the ex-Soviet state’s political crisis. Appointed last year after a remarkable
Tens of thousands, possibly hundreds of thousands, of workers in the Spanish province of Cadiz have joined a general strike to support employees of
Analysts say that wider concerns of an economic slowdown in the US and the prospect of possible interest rate cuts are behind its current weakness
Heineken will have the worst hangover, with a 219 million euro penalty. Grolsch will have to pay just over 31 million euros and Bavaria nearly
Retained and revived – Finland’s parliament has re-elected Matti Vanhanen as Prime Minister as the new Finnish government was announced.
The first regional summit on energy has ended in Latin America with a deal that includes both traditional and alternative fuels.
There were tensions
Thousands of students have gathered in a sports field at Virginia Tech University to hold a vigil for the victims of the shootings in which 32 were
South Koreans have expressed their shock and sorrow that one of theirs carried out the deadliest campus shooting in US history.
The teacher of the suspected gunman said his writing had been so disturbing he had been referred to the school’s counselling service:
Poland and Ukraine have been chosen to co-host the European Championship soccer tournament in 2012. Governing body UEFA said they had been selected