"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 new US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders to build a wall along the border with Mexico – as pledged during the election campaign – and to crack down on US cities shielding illegal…
EU officials say Schengen border checks should be extended by three months when they expire next month.
Donald Trump says the construction of his wall on the border with Mexico will begin immediately. But the policy risks shattering relations between the two neighbours.
Austria wants tighter borders with Slovakia
Mexico is willing to throw its relationship with the US wide open when it sits down to talks but it still won’t pay for any wall.
The EU has taken a step towards waiving visas for Ukrainians travelling to Europe for short trips.
Hungary has started building a new fence on its southern border with Serbia as part of its efforts to keep migrants and refugees from freely entering the…
Several displaced families arrived at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Qayara on Sunday after hunger forced them to leave their villages south of Mosul.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Dry land is a welcome sight after being left adrift in flimsy boats in the open sea. The Italian coastguard says they carried out six separate rescue operations on Wednesday. 11,000 were rescued on Mo
In this episode: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes her call for a fairer United Kingdom; the EU’s new border guard starts work, and the UN is about to name its next secretary…
As Europe faces the most significant people movement since the Second World War the landscape of the continent is changing.
Post Brexit, Britons may have to apply online and pay a fee in order to visit the EU.
Israeli sources cited by Reuters news agency said that construction has begun on an underground barrier along a small stretch of its boundary line with Gaza.
Venezuelans came in their thousands – many queuing overnight.
It’s Brazil’s busiest border point – and with tens of thousands of people crossing back and forth each day from Paraguay and Argentina – security forces have stepped up checks amid fears of arms traff
The deadly, ISIL-claimed attack on a French church appears to have been the catalyst for a strengthening of relations between Hungary and Austria.
The heads of government from the United Kingdom and Ireland say they are both keen to preserve the common travel area between the two countries despite the UK’s upcoming exit from the European…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The hold-up is due to ad-hoc checks by the Austrian authorities, who have strengthened measures to curb the flow of migrants into the country.