"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."
Firefighters on the Canary Islands are struggling to keep forest fires away from population centres.
The fires, the worst for several years, have
A wildfire raging in the Canary Islands has now entered a national park that is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Since it started on Sunday, the blaze
The battle is on in the Canary Islands to put raging forest fires under control, including one in Tenerife which is threatening a precious nature
Some children are learning very special skills, which they hope will help them build a career in the future. Glass-working in Italy, construction in
A group of Canary Islanders travelled to Spain’s capital on Saturday to denounce plans to drill for oil off their archipelago.
Six people have been injured in a gas explosion at a holiday resort on the Canary islands.
The blast occurred as a lorry made a delivery to a local
Spain’s Civil Protection for Volcanic Risk has closed two beaches on the island of El Hierro in the Canary Islands because of potentially toxic
A village on one of Spain’s Canary Islands has been evacuated because of the threat of an eruption of an underwater volcano.
Two more undersea volcanic eruptions have been identified off the coast of one of the Canary Islands making three in all.
Authorities have kept the
Hundreds of people have now been evacuated from a village in Spain’s Canary Islands because of an underwater volcanic eruption.
Most at risk from
An underwater volcano has erupted some five kilometres off El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands. A 4.3 seismic movement on Saturday caused
Residents living near a volcano on Spain’s Canary Islands have been moved from their homes because of fears it is about to erupt.
The Pico de
A massive rainstorm has caused widespread damage to the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife.
Some 82 millimetres of rain fell in 24 hours, more
Almost 2,000 holidaymakers and residents in the south of France were evacuated when forest and scrubland went up in flames.
Three campsites were
Emergency crews battling a forest fire on one of Spain’s Canary Islands say they have managed to partially contain the outbreak. Hundreds of fire
At least 21 North African migrants have drowned in full view of sunbathers after their boat overturned off the Canary Islands. The overcrowded vessel