"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 US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates by a half of one percent. They’re now pegged at 4.75 percent.
Some analysts suggest the size of the cut
Oil has struck an all-time high at more than 81 dollars a barrel.
The price rise is attributed to concerns of a winter suppply squeeze in the
Shares in Northern Rock bank have gained ground after the government pledged to guarantee deposits during the current instability in financial
President Sarkozy knows full well that he’s attacking some of his country’s most cherished and fiercely-guarded traditions. The President has taken
French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner has been busy backpedalling on a trip to Russia.
He met his opposite number Sergei Lavrov, who along with
French plans to DNA test would-be immigrants to prove family ties have been attacked by human rights’ groups and left-wing MPs. New laws to tighten
Ebay has removed an advert offering the kingdom of Belgium for sale even though it received bids of up to 10 million euros.
Journalist Gerrit Six
Turkey’s new president, Abdullah Gul, has reaffirmed Ankara’s support for Turkish Cypriots on his first foreign trip since becoming head of state
Another case of foot and mouth has been confirmed in the United Kingdom. It brings to three the number of farms affected in the past seven days
The French President has unveiled his long-awaited plans to reform the country’s pension and employment laws.
In a speech to social affairs
With huge growth in polluting air traffic forecast, Manchester airport in Britain is pioneering ways of tackling atmospheric and noise pollution
The role of private security firms in Iraq is to be reviewed after a fatal shooting incident involving guards from the American firm Blackwater. It