"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."
Two Femen protesters were arrested in Crimea’s capital Simferopol on Thursday after staging a topless demonstration against Russia’s intervention in
Large crowds of pro-Moscow demonstrators gathered outside the parliament building, chanting ‘Russia’ and applauding as the Cossacks – once the
Activists from the self-styled women’s rights group, FEMEN, have staged yet another topless protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
It’s been a busy year for the FEMEN movement! Here are some of their most memorable moments…
October 2013: Three FEMEN activists in Germany called
One of Christendom’s most sacred days… in the main cathedral of Cologne, Germany: the High Cathedral of St. Peter. The setting is Gothic, dating from
A member of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen protested against the Catholic Church’s position on abortion by appearing topless in St Peter’s Square
Two topless women stormed the stage of a German talk show on Wednesday in protest against the conditions of workers in Qatar who are building
A headline-grabbing protest in the Spanish parliament has brought women’s rights centre-stage in recession-hit Spain.
The disturbance last month
A group of three topless female activists from protest group FEMEN interrupted the plenary session of the Spanish Congress shouting “abortion is
Feminist activists interrupted a Spanish parliamentary session in protest over planned changes to abortion law.
Three topless women from the
All was going smoothly and to plan ahead of the Nina Ricci show at Paris Fashion Week.
Guests were getting comfortable in their seats and were
A Paris court has put back until February the trial of nine members of the feminist group Femen, who are accused of defacing one of the bells of
Members of the feminist group Femen have held co-ordinated demonstrations in front of the Ukrainian embassies in several European countries following
FEMEN have accused Ukrainian police of planting weapons in their Kiev bureau.
The feminist group, known for their bare-breasted protests, have
Ukrainian feminist group FEMEN have accused the police in Kiev of planting explosives and guns in the activists’ headquarters in an attempt to smear
Three Femen activists and a photographer have been fined by a court in Ukraine after being detained and charged with hooliganism.
The four were
Ukrainian police arrested topless Femen activist Oksana Shachko when she staged a protest in support of convicted Russian opposition leader Alexei
The design of a new French stamp has enraged the right wing after its designer admitted he had been inspired by the Ukranian Femen leader Inna
France has granted political asylum to leader of the Femen movement Inna Shevchenko.
The Ukrainian faces prosecution in her native land after she
Three European feminists have been released from jail in Tunisia almost a month after they staged a topless protest in support of a fellow activist