"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."
Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
Rescuers have been racing to save scores of pilot whales in New Zealand’s Golden Bay.
Images of a rat being strung-up by its limbs in China have been condemned as ‘heartbreaking’ by animal rights campaigners.
Bullfighting has returned to the Colombian capital, reawakening an age-old argument.
A good-luck ritual in Japan where fish are force-fed alcohol has prompted an outcry on social media.
The Ringling Bros.
Peta has become a shareholder of French luxury goods maker LVMH so that it can pressure it to stop selling merchandise made from exotic skins.
Yume, who was not on a leash, entered the room quietly but she soon began barking loudly at the media crew
Owners of a skating rink at Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu, Japan, came under fire for what they called an “Ice Aquarium”.
A woman in Australia has been convicted of cruelty to animals after she abandoned 14 cats in her home in South Adelaide, Australia.
Video released by PACMA, a Spanish political party focusing on animal rights, shows a bull being set alight at a festival in the Spanish town of Medinaceli.
In a video released by animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) last Thursday, Pizza, the world’s “saddest polar bear”, was purportedly
Critics believe Japan's "scientific whaling" is pseudo science.
24 countries and the EU agree the 1.55 million square kilometre Ross Sea marine park will be protected from commercial fishing for three to five years.
Maia and Guida are the first guests at the elephant sanctuary
The world is on course for the first mass extinction of animal life since the dinosaurs, according to a new report on wildlife populations
Global wildlife populations have fallen a staggering 58 percent between 1970 and 2012, according to a report by the WWF and the Zoological Society.
A group of countries, led by Japan, have blocked a move by South American and African states to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic.
Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress
Pro-independence politicians and animal rights activists have condemned the Madrid court decision saying the region had no right to ban bullfighting.