"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."
Greece’s credit rating was upgraded on Friday for the first time since its multi-billion euro bailout.
Global rating agency Fitch said Greece was
Good news for Italy from the rating agency Fitch.
It has confirmed Rome’s sovereign debt rating at BBB+ but raised its outlook to stable from
Credit agency Standard & Poor’s has cut Russia’s credit rating. It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level.
Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its outlook for Spain’s economy from “negative” to “stable”.
It follows a similar move last week by Standard and
Standard & Poor’s has upgraded its outlook on Ireland’s credit rating.
Based on the opinion that Dublin’s debt may fall faster than expected, its
Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency.
Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of
The US government is suing Standard & Poor’s accusing the agency of knowingly inflating its ratings of risky mortgage-related investments, of the
The US government says it wants five billion dollars from Standard & Poor’s.
In a law suit the Department of Justice is taking the agency to court
Credit rating agencies will have to be more transparent about how they assess a country’s sovereign debt under changes agreed by MEPs on
Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Spain’s economy continues to contract.
The country’s central bank has calculated GDP shrank by 0.4 percent between July and September from the
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches.
The downgrade follows a cut of
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
Arnaud from Brussels asks: “My question for European officials is: how far are we going to let rating agencies dictate how European stock markets are
European shares and the euro fell as trading opened after the warning by ratings agency Moody’s that Britain, France and Austria might lose their