"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Four people narrowly avoided serious injury when a train grazed their car in Koszalin, Poland.
The European Council president was Poland's prime minister at the time of the 2010 disaster that killed 96 people including President Kaczynski.
Polish football fans unveiled a gigantic and provocative banner to mark a key date for the country in World War II.
Supporters of Legia Warsaw
The European Union is taking legal action against Poland’s right wing government over court reforms it fears will undermine the independence of the country’s common courts.
The Polish justice minister lashed out at European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans, who happens to be Dutch
Warsaw risks punishment over plans which Brussels say undermine judicial independence
Polish President Andrzej Duda has ratified one of three judicial reform bills which have led to days of protests.
Protests continued in several Polish cities, despite President Duda’s announcement that he would veto two out of three controversial judicial reform bills
Polish president caves in to people pressure over controversial Supreme Court bill
Protesters take to the streets of Warsaw in demonstrations against a government bill to take control of the Supreme Court.
Polish President Andrzej Duda takes holiday despite political crisis
Protests continue in Poland against plans to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the populist ruling party's control
Tens of thousands of Poles gather to protest against the passing of a bill to overhaul the country's Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court needs to be rebuilt because it is being “controlled by leftists and foreign forces.” - PiS leader, Jarosław Kaczyński
Poland's lower house has just passed a bill allowing the government to replace Supreme Court judges. The opposition says the law would erode the independence of the judiciary and undermine democracy as a whole.
A new law in Poland threatens the independence of the Supreme Court.
William and Kate are on a five-day tour of the two countries
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge describe visit to Nazi camp in Poland as " terrible reminder of war"
Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have continued their tour of Poland for a second day. The goodwill trip aims to underscore Britain’s
Polish rule of law under the microscope The European Commission is once again examining the rule of law in Poland.