"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."
Tributes have poured in for the British explorer Henry Worsley who has died after falling ill just 50 km short of attempting to become the first
Muscle fiber usage went into fast-twitch overdrive for some 50 competitors who recently braved the chilling sub-zero temperatures of the Antarctic
One of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica is under threat, thinning dramatically on both sides, its surface and beneath. The ice shelf is called
According to scientists, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet contains enough ice to cause a rise of between three to four metres in global sea levels
When you are a polar explorer, you have a different set of reference points for good weather and bad. As we prepare to start recording our Skype chat
Four years, two expeditions and one robot. That’s what it took for a multinational group of scientists to create what they claim is the first ever
Giant glaciers in Western Antarctica are melting at an “unstoppable” rate that could cause global sea levels to rise far quicker than previously
Tokyo is disappointed. Conservationists are delighted.
These are the two contrasting reactions after the highest UN court ordered Japan to stop
Opinion – Dixie Dansercoer, Polar Explorer
Dixie Dansercoer is one of the International Polar Guides Association’s only five Master Polar Guides and
A Russian ship and a Chinese icebreaker trapped in Antarctic ice have finally broken free after being stuck for several days.
A crack in the ice
The United States has sent a heavy icebreaker to help free a Russian ship and a Chinese icebreaker gripped by Antarctic ice. The American assistance
The Chinese icebreaker that attempted to free a trapped Russian research vessel off Antarctica has also become stranded.
Seventy-four people were
All 52 tourists and scientists on board a Russian research ship stuck in the Antarctic have now been rescued.
A Chinese helicopter picked them up
The evacuation of passengers from a Russian research ship stuck in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is finally underway.
A Chinese helicopter is
It can be lonely stranded in one of the coldest and remotest places on earth. The Australian ice-breaker Aurora failed in its rescue mission as the
A helicopter is set to rescue 52 passengers and four crew members on a Russian ship stranded in the Antarctic after earlier attempts to free them
A ship stuck in ice near Antarctica is waiting for a second rescue attempt, after a Chinese icebreaker failed to free it.
The ‘Snow Dragon’ was
A Chinese icebreaker on its way to rescue a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica has itself been stalled by thick ice – and forced to turn back.
Rescue is on the way for the Russian vessel that has been trapped in thick ice near Antarctica since Tuesday.
A Chinese icebreaker called ‘Snow
Warming up before a marathon is highly recommended, warming up before the Antarctic Ice Marathon is crucial.
The usual marathon attire of shorts