"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."
A strong storm with heavy rain, hail and strong winds struck Uberaba, Brazil, on Saturday afternoon (18 March).
Brazil’s president has played down a corruption scandal that’s tarnished its valuable meat industry.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against pension reforms.
Brazil’s top prosecutor has dramatically expanded a corruption probe into the country’s political establishment.
Brazil's worst-ever recession has unexpectedly deepened; GDP dropped by 3.6 percent in 2016; almost as bad as 2015's 3.8 percent slump.
Children in Rio de Janeiro took part in the junior Carnival parade competition on Tuesday.
Fire engulfs wooden homes in favela on the outskirts of Brazil's most populous city . Hundreds of people are forced to flee
At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade.
It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza has got underway in typical raucous style.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
This is the moment CCTV captured a man being knocked to the ground by a stray tyre.
Organisers promised the Rio de Janeiro Olympics would bring long-term benefits to the Brazilian city and its residents.
The Brazilian government has deployed the first of 9,000 soldiers onto the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the city’s famous carnival later this month.
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
Brazil's financial plight endangers life as police strike
Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.
Emotions were raw as Chapecoense played their first match since most of their players died in a plane crash.
Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.