"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 man charged by Britain with murdering poisoned Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko continues to maintain his innocence. Andrei Lugovoi says he is
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A fragile truce between the Lebanese army and al Qaeda-inspired militants appears to be holding, after three days of clashes killed dozens of people
The European Parliament has voted in favour of a plan to reduce the cost of mobile phone calls across Europe. It would mean a limit on what mobile
The twelve men accused of killing Serbia’s first reformist Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic have been found guilty in a Belgrade court. Djindjic was
Ireland goes to the polls tomorrow for a general election set to be the country’s closest in years. Research suggests there’s been a last-minute
Turkey is gripped by new security fears in the run-up to its general election following a bomb explosion that killed up to six people. Around 80
The man Britain wants to extradite over the fatal poisoning of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko has said he is innocent and claims the charges
The only way out of the European Union’s institutional impasse is a simplified treaty. That is French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s diagnosis. On his
Thousands of people have left the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon after an informal truce eased three days of fighting
More than four years after his death, a Serbian court will finally deliver its verdict in the Zoran Djindjic assassination case. The trial of the
Former chess champion turned political activist, Gary Kasparov, has called on the European Parliament to do everything it can to force a fully
It has been a long battle for European travellers and business people shocked by the size of their mobile phone bills. But now relief is in sight.
Thousands of Palestinians in Lebanon’s Nahr al-Bared camp have made their way to neighbouring camps after days of heavy fighting between the Lebanese
Russian President Vladmir Putin has held talks with his Austrian counterpart Heinz Fischer in Vienna, a week after the failed Russia-EU summit. Putin
French carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen has revealed details of a major turnaround plan. Speaking before the annual shareholders’ meeting, Chief
Around three million Irish voters are to decide between continuity and change. After ten years in power, Prime Minister Bertie Ahern and his
As Ireland’s general election enters its traditional news black-out period, ahead of tomorrow’s vote, Prime Minister Bertie Ahern is looking likely
The 12 men accused of killing Serbia’s first reformist Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic have been convicted by a special court in Belgrade. The two main
After a new treaty for the EU is sorted out, there is Turkey… Ankara can hope not to hear the same opposition from the new French President to its