"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."
Rescue work goes on after a typhoon hit China’s east coast on Sunday. The Xinhua state news agency says at least fourteen people have died. The
One of the most powerful typhoons to strike eastern China in decades has made landfall. Packing winds of more than 170 kilometres per hour, Typhoon
Five people have been killed and hundreds of homes destroyed after Typhoon Fitow hit eastern China.
Four people are still missing after winds of
Typhoon Fitow brought torrential rains to parts of east China’s Zhejiang Province late Sunday, flooding villages and forcing residents to leave their
A typhoon has struck the south east of China killing at least five people and leaving severe flooding and a trail of destruction in its wake
Typhoon Fitow has made landfall in eastern China bringing with it winds over 150 km/h.
Three-quarters of a million people had to be evacuated from
A powerful typhoon headed towards the southern Chinese city of Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, on Sunday.
The world’s strongest typhoon this year has killed at least 25 people in southern China and paralysed Hong Kong’s airport, leaving hundreds of
Tropical Storm Trami has reached Taiwan after causing floods and landslides in Philippines, which left eight dead, earlier in the week.
The eleventh typhoon to hit China this year struck the country’s south coast on Wednesday bringing high winds and heavy rain and causing havoc to
China has been bracing itself for the impact of Typhoon Soulik, which has already caused significant damage in Taiwan.
The Chinese authorities say
Typhoon Haikui has brought torrential rain and gale force winds to Shanghai.
Some roads in the city now look more like rivers. Buildings have been
Typhoon Haikui has been lashing the northwestern part of Zhejiang Province in east China, bringing heavy rains and causing floods. The typhoon forced
Typhoon Haikui has slammed into eastern China’s Zhejiang province, with winds of up to 110 kilometres per hour.
It has triggered flooding and
Emergency teams used helicopters to rescue 25 people in China’s flooded northeastern Liaoning Province on Sunday, as the death tool from a typhoon
The Philippine capital of Manila is still reeling from four days of fierce winds and heavy rains after Typhoon Saola battered large parts of the
A powerful typhoon Vincente slammed the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, injuring dozens, disrupting communications and bringing business to a