"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."
Central banks worked hard during the Labour Day week. Both the US Federal Reserve and the European Central bank held their monthly meetings and both
US central bank head Ben Bernanke has been defending its aggressive stimulus measures.
To try to keep long-term borrowing costs low, the Federal
A cheerleader for continued monetary stimulus for the US economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the central bank will keep buying bonds
The US Federal Reserve has said that from now on its stimulus measures will be linked not just to inflation, but also to unemployment.
The Federal Reserve is significantly boosting its stimulus programme for the US economy and has taken the unprecedented step of saying it will keep
Striking a quick deal to avoid the so called fiscal cliff could result in a, “very good year” for the U.S. economy.
That’s the view of Ben
In a bold move, the Federal Reserve has launched a third round of monetary stimulus – to try to boost the weak US economy.
In an open ended
Members of the US Senate banking committee and the financial markets were disappointed by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s update on the
The US Federal Reserve has said it is not likely to raise interest rates from their current exceptionally low levels until at least the back end of
The Federal Reserve has held off from fresh stimulus measures for the US economy at its final policy-setting meeting of the year, but warned
World stocks fell to a new one-year low on Thursday, battered by fears of slowing global economic growth.
That came after the Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve is today expected to announce moves to boost the faltering US economic recovery.
The central bank policymakers are looking at
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s much anticipated speech to an economic conference in the US on Friday turned out to be a bit of a damp squib
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, says interest rates there will likely stay low for an “extended period” and that – as originally planned –
Denying investors any clues on what the Federal Reserve might be planning to further stimulate the lacklustre US economy, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke
The US Federal Reserve has held interest rates near zero and renewed its pledge to keep the cost of borrowing very low for a long time.
The US Senate Banking Committee has approved the nomination of Ben Bernanke for a second four-year term as head of the country’s central bank.
Even though the Federal Reserve is becoming more upbeat about the recovery of the US economy, it has left interest rates unchanged and close to zero
He may have saved America’s, nay, the world’s banking system but Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke is facing a Senatorial bid to claw back some of