"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."
Drivers in Paris have found themselves pulled over to see whether they comply with a new traffic restriction scheme using colour-coded stickers in an attempt to improve air…
Coal-dependent Poland is killing off its stalling wind power sector, it’s been claimed, despite it being the most power-polluting country in the EU.
Drivers must have a windscreen sticker to show how much their vehicle pollutes
Poland is the most-polluting country in the EU when it comes to producing power, a snapshot of latest data reveals.
Beijing is to set up a new police division to crack down on activities harming the environment.
The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid
Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday and Tuesday prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close…
A red fog alert has been issued in Beijing, which already has an orange smog warning
An eerie 12 second long time-lapse video of smog choking the city of Beijing gives a glimpse of the serious air pollution problem in the Chinese capital.
Hundreds of flights have been grounded and highways closed as authorities attempt to reduce the pollution
There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.
From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.
Air quality levels collapse in two Chinese cities forcing factory and school closures, and grounding air traffic.
Last week air pollution took centre stage in France, as Paris and other cities including Lyon, took measures to combat hazardous air quality.
Lyon joins Paris in bringing in measures to curb pollution largely linked to vehicle emissions amid a bout of poor air quality.
Heavy traffic and an increased use in winter heating have seen pollution levels soar in Paris.
Various parts of China are enveloped in thick fog and smog.
Three EU cities want to ban diesel to improve air quality and fight climate change.
Volkswagen has unveiled plans to cut 30,000 jobs to help achieve 3.7 billion euros in annual savings by 2020.
As leaders and experts prepare to meet at the COP22 climate conference, protesters have been out in force in New Delhi to highlight the city’s soaring air…