"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."
Air travellers planning to use Britain’s busiest airports are facing massive disruption in the new year, after workers voted to strike over pension
Two years after laying the foundation stone, Japan’s top carmaker Toyota has opened its first plant in Russia.
The factory, in Russia’s second city
For Kosovo’s Serbs, the emotional bond with Russia has strengthened since Moscow said ‘not’ to idea of independence for the Serbian province.
Old Cold War frontiers, once guarded by guns and barbed wire, were consigned to history today, as nine mostly former Soviet-bloc states joined
EU leaders were keen to join the party as Europe celebrated another expansion.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was born in East Germany
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Europe could take over the United Nations’ role in breakaway Kosovo, if Belgrade agreed.
Tony Connelly and Antonio Esteves Martins are two respected journalists based in Brussels. Both men cover European affairs for their respective