"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 Prime Minister Enrico Letta promised on Monday to cut bureaucracy, overhaul the tax system and labour market, as well as introduce a series
The prime minister of Italy, Enrico Letta, has won a vote of confidence in both chambers of parliament.
As expected by many, the votes which were
Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in the centre of Rome on Wednesday against plans for a high speed trainline between Lyon and Turin.
The Italian coastguard has released a video of its night-time rescue of more than 130 migrants off the coast of Sicily early on October 26. Those
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s trip to the Italian island of Lampedusa began with boos and shouts of ‘shame’ and ‘murderers’
Italian former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, performed a political U-turn to back prime minister Enrico Letta in a vote of confidence, despite
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has won a confidence vote in the Senate, the country’s upper house of parliament. A hefty majority of Senators
The chronic illness of Italian politics is instability. Since the 2005 revamp of the electoral law, Italy has seen five prime ministers come and go
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has won a decisive victory in a confidence vote on his government in the Senate.
Earlier, Silvio Berlusconi
There has been high drama in Italian Senate.
Just as Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s coalition was due to face a crucial confidence vote, Silvio
The stage is set in the Italian Senate for a day of drama in the latest political crisis to engulf the country.
Will the coalition government fall
Angelino Alfano – Silvio Berlusconi’s deputy in the People of Freedom (PDL) and one-time protégé – has urged the party to unite behind the
Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is trying to shore up support ahead of a confidence vote in parliament on October 2.
The crisis was sparked by
The two men in the front line of Italy’s latest political crisis both say they want the government to soldier on.
President Giorgio Napolitano has
Italy has cut its forecasts for the economy.
The cabinet now sees GDP shrinking 1.7 percent this year.
Back in April it projected contraction of
Enrico Letta, the new Italian prime minister, vowed on Thursday that Italy will pursue further economic reforms.
His predecessor, Mario Monti
Italy’s new Prime Minister, Enrico Letta has stopped off in Brussels for the final leg of his European tour.
On a mission to preach growth over
New Italian prime minister Enrico Letta is proposing economic stimulus at a European level, following on from his calls for an end to austerity
Italy’s new premier Enrico Letta hotfooted it to Berlin to meet Angela Merkel hours after winning the final approval on his cabinet by the Senate
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta easily clinched his first vote of confidence in parliament after promising more economic growth and fewer