"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."
Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…
UK envoy in Brussels hands over official notification letter to EU Council President Tusk
With the UK firing the starting gun for Brexit talks, one analyst is warning the negotiations will be “complex and messy.
The world needs a “strongly united Europe.
EU is 'ready and waiting' for letter.
The European Union will be ready to respond within 48 hours to Britain’s notification to formally leave the 28-nation bloc, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on…
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European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk has been re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.
Donald Tusk has been re-elected President of the European Council, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg has confirmed.
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The Polish government, led by the Law and Justice Party, has escalated its efforts to block former Prime Minister Donald Tusk from a second term as European Council (EC)…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.
“Current challenges to the EU are more dangerous than ever before.
The enormity of events in Aleppo overshadowed talks at an EU summit between European leaders in Brussels on Thursday.
Ukraine is ready for visa-free travel – so says the European Council’s Donald Tusk.
EU leaders on Thursday will call on Russia to stop its bombing in Syria and allow humanitarian aid to enter the besieged city in Aleppo.
This is the Brief from Brussels.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.