"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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
Pope Francis grants all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, but the Church maintains the act of aborting remains a sin.
Pope Francis has indefinitely granted to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors.
Polish women dressed in black took to the streets on Sunday in another round of protests against the government’s attempts to tighten abortion laws.
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Mass street protests have forced a government rethink. An estimated 100,000 women dressed in black and took to the streets throughout Poland on Monday.
Hundreds of demonstrators from Belgium’s Polish community troop to EU institutions, to join the “Black Monday” protest against a bill in Poland that seeks a total ban on…
Polish women took to the streets on Monday in protest at a government bill that would lead to a total ban on abortion, even for rape victims.
Thousands of people decked in black clothes have taken to the streets of Warsaw to protest against a total ban on abortion in Poland.
The Polish parliament has rejected draft legislation to allow abortion until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy by 240 votes to 173.
Abortion rights activists have claimed a victory after the US Supreme Court ruled in their favour striking down a Texas law which imposes strict regulations on abortion…
In this episode of Insiders we go to Poland where pro-life and pro-choice activists have taken their battle to the street. We then travel to Malta
On the streets of Poland a battle for the future of abortion is being fought. Maria had to make this decision alone a few years ago. The young woman
Insiders Editor-in-Chief Sophie Claudet interviewed reporter Valérie Gauriat about her report about abortion in Malta. Sophie Claudet: “Valerie
Malta is for now the EU’s last country where abortion is banned in all cases. While some are beginning to call for a public debate on women’s
Eleanor Borg is a psychotherapist, in charge of the HOPE programme for the pro-life foundation Gift of Life in Malta, which supports women in crisis
Andreana Dibben is a social policy worker, author of a thesis on teenage mothers in Malta. She analyses the reasons for which the maltese society so
Poland is poised to restrict abortion rights and Italy has been censured by the Council of Europe over the issue.
Does this mark a shift in
Thousands of pro-choice supporters in Poland have held a rally outside parliament. It came as the leader of the country’s ruling party backed a call