"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."
Italian prosecutors called Monday for judges to show “no pity” to Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, demanding he serve
Leaked footage of the sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise liner purports to show captain about to abandon vessel before passengers had escaped
The captain of the cruise liner that ran aground and capsized off an Italian island gives evidence at his manslaughter trial.
A university professor who invited the captain of the capsized Costa Concordia to speak at a criminology seminar has been referred to an ethics
Efforts have begun to find the body of the last remaining victim inside the wreckage of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia.
Around 50 men
No matter the cause – court rulings, political schemes or simply human error – the week’s top stories all have one thing in common: a costly
Work is starting on cutting up the Costa Concordia piece by piece. Its future is now as scrap metal for cars, refrigerators and washing
The wreck of the Costa Concordia was turned around by tug boats so it could be reversed into a port in Genoa where it will be broken up for scrap. It
It has taken two and a half years and one of the biggest maritime salvage operations in history, but the Costa Concordia finally docked in Genoa on
After two years and one of the biggest maritime salvage operations in history, the Costa Concordia arrived in waters near the port of Genoa on
A towering hulk has been cleared away from Italy’s Giglio coast. It has been two and a half years since the Costa Concordia re-cast the seascape
Authorities say the wreck of the Costa Concordia is making good progress on its last voyage from the Tuscan island of Giglio to Genoa.
The Costa Concordia’s last trip is to a scrap heap.
The Italian island of Giglio, on the peninsula’s Tuscan thigh, will finally have a clear view
Manoeuvres have begun to remove the wreckage of the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia from Giglio island.
Tug boats is swinging the
The wreckage of the Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia is being towed to its home port of Genoa on Wednesday morning to be scrapped.
Timelapse video shows the prow of the Costa Concordia rising from the sea. The ship is now nearly ready to be towed away.
Costa Concordia is being towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and sank killing 32 people two-and-a-half-years ago.
A convoy of
The second stage of the Costa Concordia wreck removal began on Tuesday and is going well, according to the head of the salvage operation.
The shipwrecked Costa Concordia has finally been refloated, two and a half years after it ran aground and capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32
The final phase of the operation to refloat the wreck of the Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia has begun.
Engineers say the first few hours