"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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This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily round-up of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital.
Campaigners want to know why Brussels bureaucrats are refusing to release a report on fighting corruption.
EU chiefs had promised to report every
The world’s most popular search engine, Google, faces a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission after a seven-year investigation found it violated EU anti-trust laws.
For the European Union, the record 2.4 billion fine against Google is all about choice and protection for consumers.
EU anti-trust regulators say
The EU says it for abusing its dominant position to manipulate search engine results for its own benefit.
Are you comfortable with basic geometry? Calculations using percentages? Do you know how to make pottery? These are the questions asked to refugees
June 20 is World Refugee Day when the United Nations honours “the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees”.
The UN argues that
EU leaders have paid tribute to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who has died at the age of 87.
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In this week’s edition of State of the Union: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces pressure at home and on the continent, amid election chaos and upcoming Brexit talks; Greece strikes financial de
Thursday marks the end of roaming charges in the European Econonomic Area, but consumer groups fear loopholes and exemptions mean mobile users may still face extra costs.
The EU will spend 3.35 billion euros in an attempt to attract 44 billion of investment in Africa
The European Commission warned on Tuesday it could sanction member states that don’t follow EU quota rules for asylum seekers by opening infringement proceedings against them as early as next…
The Brussels Economic Forum brought together hundreds of business leaders to discuss how to avoid crises in the euro zone.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
European commission shows solidarity with the British people
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the day’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Out in their thousands - Hungarians march to the country's parliament in protest at government clampdown on top foreign university
Zimbabwe's national carrier, Air Zimbabwe, has been blacklisted by the European Union (EU) from operating in EU skies.
EU countries opposed to migrant resettlement quotas have been issued with a warning.
Amid growing doubt and concern about the future of key trade agreements, there is a surprise ruling from the European Union’s top court.