"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 world’s largest dairy exporter and New Zealand’s largest company, Fonterra, has reported a rise in full-year profit of 183 percent. In the year
After Russia slapped a ban on Moldovan wine imports the small country defied Russian will and went on to sign an Association Agreement with the EU in
Dairy farmer protest calls for greater EU support Dairy farmers from across Europe have staged a demonstration outside the EU headquarters in
A shipwreck found in Finnish waters in 2010 revealed a treasure of 100 bottles of 1840s champagne and five bottles of more humble beer.
The 181st Oktoberfest is underway in Munich, following its opening amid pouring rain on Saturday.
Long ago, the festival was brought forward to
Carlsberg has warned that its operating profit this year is set to decline compared with 2013.
It blamed that on deteriorating conditions in
Nespresso has agreed to change its commercial ways in France after concerns from an anti-trust watchdog that the coffee-capsule maker may be abusing
Japanese distiller Suntory is buying the US spirits company that makes Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons, as well as Courvoisier cognac and Sauza
There is a whole lot of drinking going on this week in the French city of Bordeaux as the wine world gathered for Vinexpo, but also some worrying as
The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has delighted investors with the company’s results for the first half of the financial year.
It may be looked down on by many wine experts but every year Beaujolais Nouveau still gets the world’s tills ringing.
This year’s annual tapping
Brewers in the world’s number one beer drinking nation the Czech Republic say consumers are shifting irreversibly towards softer mixed
The French far-right Front National has attacked the sale of an historic Burgundy vineyard to a Chinese gambling tycoon.
It says the government
Foreign tourists and locals flocked to the opening of the 7th annual Taybeh Beer Festival in the West Bank.
At 170 years of age it is the oldest known bottle of champagne in the world.
Now, having been bought for 30,000 euros at auction, it is also the