"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."
There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.
The president of the European Parliament has warned the UK it can’t pick and choose which parts of the Single Market it wants to keep when it comes to future Brexit…
EU ministers tread a fine line between pushing Ankara to heed their concerns about human rights without affecting diplomatic relations.
The European Parliament President Martin Schulz said the EU had a duty to respect the result of the Brexit referendum and criticised those who say “the institution never…
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The president of the European Parliament said relations between the EU and Iran are beginning a new chapter. Martin Schulz was meeting with key
Scotland’s First Minister has warned a UK exit from the EU could bring about a second independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon was in Brussels to
European Parliament president Martin Schulz told euronews that it is right France has more time to balance its books. Welcoming the European
Denis Mukwege, has been awarded the 2014 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
For 15 years, the gynaecologist has treated
Pope Francis has told European leaders to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives to get to the continent.
His remarks came as
Eurosceptics have united to table a bid to sack Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission over the Luxembourg tax scandal.
MEPs from Britain’s
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
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It was a busy week in Europe, with Martin Schulz securing a second term as head of the European Parliament and Italy assuming the EU rotating
German MEP Martin Schulz campaigned to become European Commission president on a platform of ending backroom deals inside the EU.
But it was just
German MEP Martin Schulz is back at the helm of the European Parliament, just weeks after he said he wanted to end the EU’s culture of backroom
During the first plenary session of the new European Parliament Martin Schulz was re-elected as EP president after centre-left group S&D made an
The European Parliament’s travelling circus is on the road again for the first time since May’s EU election.
MEPs have decamped to Strasbourg
Alexis Tsipras has announced he will support Jean Claude Juncker to seek majority for the EC Presidency.
According to a statement from Tsipras, the
Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic go to the polls on Friday in day two of the European Parliament elections.
Austerity and the economy have
The European election is the world’s biggest after India with four days of voting in 28 countries. In essence, each member state holds a national