"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."
Bank of America is to pay $8.5 billion (5.9 billion euros) to a group of investors to settle a claim over bonds based on sub-prime mortgages which
Bank of America has settled a dispute with the US government-sponsored mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
It will pay the
Bank of America has made its first quarterly profit since last summer.
The largest US bank in terms of assets said its net income increased to
Bank of America has created the surprise of the week so far by announcing it will repay 45 billion dollars of taxpayer bailout funds over the next
Bank of America has posted a quarterly loss for the second time in less than a year. This time it was one billion dollars (672 million euros)
Top US banks continue to struggle. The largest, Bank of America, has just posted lower earnings.
Second-quarter net income fell 25 percent to 2.4
European markets fell, for two main reasons.
Investors worried about the economic impact of swine flu, as well as concerns in the banking sector
Citigroup has unveiled a major restructuring under which will split in two and dump weaker businesses and troubled assets.
At the same time it
Barack Obama has renewed his pledge to make kickstarting the US economy a top priority in his first 100 days in office.
The US president-elect
Bank of America has announced plans to slash as many as 35,000 jobs over the next three years as it wraps up its takeover of Merrill Lynch. The bank