"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."
Charismatic and popular in Romania, even if his ratings have fallen of late, Traian Basescu was elected president in 2004.
The former sea captain
The European Union at last has an agreement for an anti-racism law, but the bloc remains divided, and earlier proposals were watered down.
Romanian President Traian Basescu has addressed thousands of supporters in central Bucharest after parliament voted to suspend him for
As the investigation into the Virginia Tech massacre goes on, the picture grows clearer of the killer’s motivation and the day’s events. A postal
Romania’s Prime Minister has called on the President to honour his pledge to step down, in the event of a decision to suspend him. In the meantime
Twenty-two films are to compete for the coveted Palme D’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, as it celebrates its 60th anniversay. More than half
A former Rwandan army major has gone on trial in Belgium over the murder of 10 Belgian peacekeepers and the former Prime Minister of
The flag of Montenegro looks set to fly alongside the 46 others of the Council of Europe within weeks. The Parliamentary Assembly of the
Dangerous consumer products taken off the market in Europe have more than doubled in number in the past two years.
The European Commission said 924
The Victorian answer to Mickey Mouse is born – a theme park dedicated to one of the world’s best-loved novelists, Dickens World is nearing
Russia’s foreign minister has reaffirmed his country’s opposition to a plan granting supervised independence to Kosovo. Sergei Lavrov spoke after
Finland’s new ruling coalition has been sworn in at a ceremony in Helsinki – it is the most female-dominated cabinet in the world, with 12 out of 20