"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."
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The European summer transfer window so far hasn’t quite hit the heights of last year’s which saw Paul Pogba and Gonzalo Higuain move for record sums
The UK must 'face the facts', the EU Commission's chief negotiator warns the UK over its trade terms wishlist
Established in 1987, the Erasmus programme offers university students the opportunity to study in a foreign country and to have the exams that they completed abroad recognised on their return.
Europe’s future lies in a digital economy But the continent faces a skill shortage.
Total becomes first international energy company to invest in Iran since sanctions eased following nuclear accord
When the summer holidays finally arrive, students across Europe pack up their pens for a well-deserved break, but which children have the longest
The marijuana business in Europe is experiencing a gold rush – but this time it’s legal.
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Germany is the latest European country to legalise same-sex marriage, sparking celebrations in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
It joins a dozen
Eruopean leaders will be joined at the EU Parliament in Strasbourg by former US President Bill Clinton, among others
Questions marks over Czech Republic, Ireland, Finland, the UK and France.
New statistics reveal that 6% of Europeans have nobody to turn to in trouble or to confide in.
SPD leader Martin Schulz says his party will push for a vote in parliament this week, before the start of the summer recess.
Some of the pets have been found skinned alive on rubbish dumps.
Dozens of victims of the worst forest fires in Portugal's history did not get the help they needed.
As the number of sharks in popular U.S. tourist destinations was set to rise, experts say the chance of being attacked by the animals is minuscule and the odds of a fatal encounter are even lower.
Ministers are denying EU nationals will become second-class citizens.
In Rome Pope Francis meets refugee children, in Caracas demonstrators clash with riot security forces, in New York people participate in a yoga
More than 1,000 firefighters have been deployed to battle the blaze across central Portugal
Europe is in the middle of a stifling heatwave. It started in Spain and Portugal, where a forest fire killed more than 60 people.