"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."
The darkest warnings are becoming reality: the world’s fish stocks are collapsing. Many blame the so-called “supertrawlers” supported by public
The operation to remove the wreckage of the Costa Concordia from the Italian coastline has faced many challenges but one in particular has caught the
Ten years after the oil tanker Prestige sank off the Spanish coast, hundreds of activists protested outside a special court as senior officers from
Three seamen accused of causing Spain’s worst ever environmental disaster are going on trial. The Prestige tanker sank in 2002, spilling more than
The Arctic in January shown in computer animation reveals how the ice shrinks as spring arrives, then dramatically disappears after May.
A judge in Brazil has ruled that construction can resume on the 13bn dollar Belo Monte dam in the Amazon.
The order overturns a judgement last week
NASA has released images showing what it describes as an “unprecedented” melt of Greenland’s ice sheet during a four-day period this month. The space
Meet the author of a work about staving off our own extinction: Jeremy Rifkin, who advises the European Commission. He is an American economist
Those living along Nigeria’s coastline said on Monday that officials are not doing enough to clean up last month’s deep sea oil spill.
A controversial rail consignment of nuclear waste headed for Germany through France has continued on its way without further interruptions from
An emergency call to save bees has gone out from the European Parliament — to come to the rescue of the insect which is so vital for plant and animal
The cargo ship that ran aground on a New Zealand reef may have to be broken up so that containers onboard can be removed.
Calm winds have allowed
Salvage crews have returned to the stricken container ship Rena, grounded off the coast of New Zealand since October 5.
Rough weather had forced
Salvage crews from an oil-leaking cargo ship off the coast of New Zealand have delayed operations to resume pumping out the remaining fuel on
Known locally as lüfer, bluefish are a popular traditional dish along the shores of the Bosphorus – and often served as a tasty snack on board
Thousands of volunteers have joined the clean-up operation in New Zealand following an oil spill from a stricken cargo ship.
Salvage crews have had
Salvage teams in New Zealand are risking their lives on board the shipwrecked Rena container vessel.
A large crack in the hull shows just how close
With the arrival of calmer weather, the pumping of oil has resumed from the stricken Rena container ship in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty.
A stricken container ship stranded off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island is at risk of breaking up after cracks appeared in its
Heavy swells and strong winds continue to pound a stricken container ship wedged on a reef off New Zealand.
The Liberian registered Rena has