"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 Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church has addressed the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on his first official visit
British opposition leader David Cameron has challenged the prime minister to call an immediate general election and “let the people
Poland’s ambassador to Iraq has been lightly injured in a triple bomb attack on his convoy in Baghdad. Three men were killed in the assault
European Union vets have given the go ahead for a partial resumption of fresh meat exports from the UK, despite an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
Reactions to the EADS scandal have been coming thick and fast all day, with Lagardere’s boss Arnaud Lagardere threatening legal action against Le
Germany is celebrating the 17th anniversary of its reunification. It’s now a well-attended national celebration to mark the country’s political
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he was optimistic about a reaching a consensus on a framework for next month’s US-sponsored Middle East
The Korean summit is being hailed a success.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il and South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun have posed smiling for the
Ukraine and Russia appear to have reached a solution concerning a 900 million euro unpaid gas bill.
Ukraine, mired in political uncertainty, has