"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."
The German capital is a magnet for street artists.
They were drawn to the city when it was divided and the Western side of the Berlin Wall became a
Three young Russian friends – Vladimir, Andrej and Mischa – move to Berlin just after the fall of the wall. Based on a best-selling German book
The 22nd anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has been celebrated in Berlin. Mayor Klaus Wowereit thanked former East German civil rights
November 9, 1989. Berliners begin to cross the Berlin Wall freely, 28 years, two months and 28 days after construction began and passage from East to
Twenty years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, European authors are still trying to make sense of the impact. China may have been the guest of
The universal clock on the popular Alexanderplatz was already ticking on the 4th of November in 1989.
Now it displays a time when east Berliners
At 21h20 the barrier rose at the frontier post on Bornholmer strasse. The Berlin Wall was open.
The decision to throw open the border was
Leipzig, 20 years after the fall of the wall. The former East Germany’s second city was at the heart of the popular movement that brought the curtain
The three leaders of the Soviet Union, the United States and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have been honoured in the
The former leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have come together to
The first of the falling dominos in the former East Germany that led to the collapse of the Berlin wall was in Leipzig, 20 years ago.
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Leipzig peaceful revolution.
Chanting “we are the people” more than 70,000 East Germans marched through
This autumn sees the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and with it the end of an era of division and isolation in Europe. To mark the