"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."
The UN's new secretary general has officially taken office with a New Year appeal for global unity.
It is a heavy and critical workload which Antonio Guterres will inherit from Ban Ki-moon when the former Portuguese prime minister takes up office at the United…
Portuguese former PM Guterres takes over from Ban Ki-moon in top UN spot.
Guterres will take over from Ban Ki-moon on 1 January.
He pledges to make sweeping structural changes at the UN.
A call for human rights to be respected globally was made on Monday by UN Secretary General-elect Antonio Guterres, during a visit to Beijing.
Set up more than 70 years ago with fine ideals, the United Nations has been often criticised as ineffectual.
The 193-member UN General Assembly has approved the appointment of former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the organisation's new secretary general.
The former Portuguese Prime Minister is a step closer to being officially invested as the next Secretary General of the United Nations.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is a step closer to being officially invested as the next UN Secretary General after receving the official recommendation of the Security Council.