"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 Brief from Brussels is euronews’ daily round up of the top stories from Europe’s political capital.
Discussions between Greece, its European lenders and the International Monetary Fund on the country’s bailout obligations have dragged on for months as disagreements persist over fiscal issues, labour
Thousands have marched through Madrid to demand an end to austerity measures in Spain.
Greek lawmakers have approved a Christmas bonus for the poorest pensioners, defying eurozone lenders who've suspended Athens short-term debt-relief.
It is billed as Greece’s “final exit” from its almost decade-long financial crisis.
Thousands of demonstrators who work in Belgium's health and welfare sector are angry about government plans for austerity measures.
Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup.
Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber
The reductions are part of the austerity package the government agreed to with international lenders.
Portugal's Socialist minority government has unveiled a 2017 budget intended to reduce the deficit, but also roll back some austerity measures.
Matteo Renzi says he declined to share a podium with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande as he did not "share their conclusions".
Anger over the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has spilled onto the streets.
Thousands of protesters have hit the streets of Athens calling on the country’s left-wing government to quit.
Public sector workers went on strike in Belgium on Tuesday in protest at budget cuts and other austerity measures.
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to offer Greece debt relief in 2018.
Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting
With Greece fast running out of money and loan repayment deadlines looming, the parliament is heading towards another austerity vote - a major test for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Brazil’s newly installed Cabinet is getting to work, in the wake of Dilma Rousseff’s suspension. The economy is a priority for incoming interim
He’s the man of the moment in Brazil, but relatively unknown on the international stage. Michel Temer has taken the reins as president, for an as-yet
The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th
Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.