"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 European Union has announced it will resume talks with Serbia on closer ties on June 13. EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn said this held out
The telecoms ministers of the EU have rubber stamped a plan to slash the cost of using
mobile phones abroad within the 27-member bloc.
To limit abuses in timeshare holiday investments or similar purchases, new EU rules are being proposed. They would give buyers the right to written
A close aide to the Russian president has said Moscow will not be targeting its missiles at European cities in a response to Washington’s proposed
Disagreement at the G8 summit over tough action on climate change. German chancellor Angela Merkel is failing to get the US to agree to fixed targets
George W Bush and Valdimir Putin have held face to face talks at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany.
The Russian president called on the US to
World leaders at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm have agreed to pursue substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
But they could not agree on
Tighter security measures have been proposed to the British parliament designed to help police tackle terrorism.
They include extending the time
Italian and British police have arrested ten men, suspected of being members of an al-Qaeda militant group, wanted in connection with attacks in
Protesters are finding ever more daring ways to get their point across to the G8 leaders.
Members of the environmental pressure group Greenpeace
Turkey has declared a number of areas near the border with Iraq “temporary security zones” – a sign of increasing activity by the Turkish military in