"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."
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.
Britain and France have renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after an alleged chemical attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held…
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has faced pro-Russian chants in the Serbian parliament.
The European Union has urged the United States to respect the principle of “non-interference” in each other’s affairs.
The EU’s foreign policy chief has called on Kosovo and Serbia to do more to repair relations after weeks of risen tension between the two.
It is the biggest defence funding and research plan in more than a decade.
Federica Mogherini has encouraged the European Union and Turkey to “talk more to each other and a little bit less about each other.
EU representative Federica Mogherini held several meetings in Iran to reopen economic relations between Europe and Tehran. The president of Iran’s
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reacted emotionally to the Brussels bombings. Speaking in Jordan's capital Amman she cut short a news conference fighting back tears.
Just days before President Obama visits Cuba, the European Union has normalised relations with the Communist-run island. Hosted by President Raul
Although talks have been ongoing since 2003, former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia formally applied for EU membership this Monday.
The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has reassured Turkey that it will get the financial aid promised from the EU to help
Iran is back on the world economic stage with the lifting of sanctions imposed by the US, UN and EU. The news came after the International Atomic
Iran is expecting international sanctions to be lifted on Saturday, with an announcement by the UN nuclear agency that Tehran has complied with a
The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as it moves closer to Europe. Federica Mogherini visited
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is cautiously optimistic but he and other Middle East peace mediators meeting in Vienna on Friday face a
Austria has called on the European Union to “open its eyes” to the migration crisis, saying recent events had exposed the situation as a “shambles”
Federica Mogherini has held talks in Saudi Arabia, before heading off to Iran
The nuclear deal agreed between Iran and six world powers represents a “historic opportunity” to change the relationship between Tehran and the West