"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."
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The new EU commission began work on Monday after taking office on Saturday. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has made it clear that he
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the UK will not pay the 2.1 Billion Euros demanded by the EU by December 1 and described the decision
EU member states agreed last year to give the European Commission power to police national budgets.
France and Italy are already in the firing
EU leaders are set to meet for the first time since the election of Jean Claude Juncker as the next European Commission President.
The talks will
With budgets slashed because of the financial crisis, EU leaders have agreed to work more closely on making defence spending go further.
Greek PM Antonio Samaras has defended his government’s 2014 budget as Athens comes under renewed pressure from international creditors, who say it
MEPs have approved the first-ever cut to the EU’s seven-year spending cycle in the bloc’s history.
The European Parliament voted for the 960
The European Commission has warned that a number of eurozone states risk breaking EU rules over draft budget plans.
It is the first time the
EU negotiators have secured a deal on next year’s budget for the 28-member bloc.
Under the agreement, EU spending should total 135.5 billion euros
The European Parliament has finally agreed on a seven-year budget plan, after months of disagreement and sectarian and national clashes over the
As youth unemployment hits 50% in some areas, leaders at the European Union summit in Brussels announced a series of measures and a
European Union leaders are aiming to agree on a bloc-wide mechanism for dealing with failing banks by the end of the year.
Speaking at the close of
An agreement has been reached on the EU’s seven-year budget.
The 960 billion euro deal, which stretches to 2020, cuts spending in real terms for
It has been announced that the presidents of the three institutions of the European Union: the Commission, the Council and the the European
The European Commission says the charges for passenger and freight trains using the Channel Tunnel are excessive and it wants them cut.
The European Commission, in its Spring Economic Forecast, has revised down growth figures for the eurozone with worsening contraction for 2013
EU leaders meeting in Brussels for their Spring summit are in a frosty mood due to criticism back home against government-led austerity measures
MEPs have rejected the EU budget deal agreed by leaders last month.
The European Parliament said it wants more flexibility in the 960-billion-euro
This week, I Talk takes a look at hot European topics.
Our guest is Eider Gardiazabal Rubial, vice-chair of the Budgets Commission at the European
Farm subsidies represent the largest slice of the EU’s proposed budget for 2014 -2020. Negotiations are at a critical stage on revamping the Common