"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."
Mikhail Gorbachev is a guest of honour in Berlin, helping kick-start this weekend’s commemorations marking 25 years since the fall of the Wall
Twenty five years after the Berlin Wall came down, the Brandenburg Gate remains the symbol of the separation and the reunification of the
Festivities are in full swing in Berlin as people come together to mark 25 years since the Wall came down.
Eight thousand helium balloons were lit
Imagine if you want to leave your country, but the authorities don’t allow you to do so.
Imagine your country cut off from the rest of the world
The German parliament has marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The special ceremony in the Bundestag kicked off a weekend of
Berlin is preparing to welcome a host of politicians on Sunday for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall.
One who will take part in the
Showing you the Berlin Wall like you’ve never seen it before.
The brainchild of German film-maker Robin von Hardenberg, Timetraveler is an app
To mark the 25th anniversary of the tumbling of the Berlin Wall, we have brought together eight key videos, to help you relive this era-defining
This is footage of the Berlin Wall being constructed in 1961.
Originally made of barbed wire, later replaced by concrete, it stretched for 45km
The East German car par excellence, the Trabant was as much loved as it was reviled.
Produced for nearly 30 years with almost no significant
In the 1960s, the division of Europe would slice deeper with the Cold War.
Berlin in the wake of allied victory in World War Two was still drawn
Twenty-five years after the fall of Berlin Wall, more and more Germans are looking to move to nearby Potsdam, a wealthy town on the outskirts of the
As Germany prepares to mark 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, 76-year old Burkhart Veigel is still busy organising guided tours through the
At 21h20 the barrier rose at the frontier post on Bornholmer strasse. The Berlin Wall was open.
The decision to throw open the border was announced
On Sunday August 13 1961, the inhabitants of Berlin woke up to find the city alive with construction workers. Some 40,000 soldiers and East German
The Cold War ended 25 years ago with the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the years since, there have been many changes across eastern Europe.
He lived in Berlin as a boy for a time before the Wall was built.
Now as the city prepares to mark 25 years since the Cold War’s most potent symbol
Tens of thousands of Germans have taken to the streets of Leipzig to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a demonstration that set the ball rolling for
Germany has celebrated it’s 24th unity anniversary on Friday. Chancellor Angela Merkel evoked the reunification spirit which brought down the Berlin
The summer holiday is well and truly over for Angela Merkel.
The German Chancellor gave a surprise lecture to students in one Berlin school who