"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."
Italy will hold a referendum on constitutional reforms on Sunday (December 4) which would limit the power of the upper house and make it easier for governments to pass…
It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…
Italians will vote in a referendum next month on whether to limit the role of the country’s upper house of parliament, the Senate.
The parliament in Hungary has narrowly rejected a plan to ban the resettlement of migrants.
Britain’s EU referendum had ‘glaring democratic deficiencies’ and too many voters felt ill-informed, campaigners say.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff claims her threatened impeachment amounts to a coup and promises the people a referendum on early elections if she is returned to power.