"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."
Nationwide strikes led by unions in Brazil to protest against government austerity measures have seriously disrupted public transport in several cities.
In Brazil, President Michel Temer’s government is reeling after a Supreme court judge placed dozens of politicians under formal investigation for bribery.
A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against pension reforms.
Brazil's financial plight endangers life as police strike
Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.
Brazilian Senators approved a constitutional amendment to limit public spending for 20 years, prompting demonstrations in numerous states.
Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial for allegedly accepting over one million dollars (800,000 euros) in bribes in connection with the corruption scandal at the state-
Eduardo Cunha, the man dubbed Brazil’s most corrupt, and former speaker of the lower house has been stripped of his seat.
There were jeers from protesters on Wednesday as Michel Temer arrived to take part in his first Independence Day Parade as Brazil’s President.
There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous
Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.
Michel Temer appeared to be the main winner in the first round of the Brazilian crisis that has shaken the country since December, but it could be a short-term triumph as his own weaknesses could trip
Anger over the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has spilled onto the streets.
Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…
Out but not down, Brazil’s ousted President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to appeal her impeachment.
Risk analyst Carlos Cardenas from IHS Global Insight spoke with Damon Embling from euronews about the challenges facing Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.
Conservative Michel Temer has been officially sworn in as Brazil’s president, after the Senate voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.
Dilma Rousseff has been removed from presidential office after Brazil’s Senate voted to impeach her.