"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."
Germany sold 2.4 billion euros worth of government bonds maturing in 32 years time in an auction on Wednesday.
However demand was lacklustre and
Adolf Hitler’s infamous memoir Mein Kampf is to be reprinted in Germany for the first time in 70 years.
According to newspaper reports the new
Artist Anthony McCall is showing what is his largest museum exhibition to date; his ‘solid light’ series in Berlin.
McCall, who was born in Britain
On April 22, Riot police came under attack from several hundred football fans in Hamburg following a second division football match between
Borussia Dortmund won their second consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday night and eighth overall.
Coach Juergen Klopp and his young team have
A court in Hamburg has ruled that YouTube is responsible for music videos uploaded by its users. It could land the website with a hefty royalties
The German city of Cologne has opened its doors to the 46th running of the oldest art fair of its kind in the world.
This year at Art Cologne there
Germany’s leading economic institutes have revised their growth forecasts for the country in 2012 upwards slightly.
The eight institutes, whose
At least three people have died in a rail crash in southern Germany.
Some 13 others were injured in the collision between a train and a maintenance
Islamic fundamentalists will try to hand out Korans in 30 German cities today as part of a project to distribute 25 million copies of the holy book
German car maker Volkswagen saw record gains in sales in the first three months of 2012.
Demand from North America, China and Russia offset
In Berlin they have a unique way of playing chess. The player sits motionless and, as if by magic, his pieces move around the board. His brainwaves
The eastern German city of Leipzig is allowing anyone who owns a car to use public transport for free until Friday, in a bid to get more people off
The city of Munich was covered with a light coat of snow on Easter Sunday.
Alexander Ferdinand Porsche, grandson of the man who founded the famous sports carmaker, has died.
The Germany company confirmed the 76-year-old
The days of wealthy Germans stashing their cash in Swiss bank accounts could be over if a deal agreed between the two countries on Thursday is
An apple tree with 10,000 egg ornaments has become a tourist attraction in the town of Saalfeld (Eastern Germany).
Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into five major oil companies after complaints alleging they were driving independent
There will be no flights between 11 o’clock at night and five in the morning at Frankfurt Airport, after a German court upheld the ban on journeys
German car maker Daimler says rising vehicle sales and revenue have it on track to meet its earnings targets for this year.
At the group’s annual