"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."
How a year-long investigation by some 370 journalists from nearly 80 countries unveiled the secret financial dealings of the world's rich and powerful.
Lula da Silva has been freed after being questioned as part of a probe into claims of bribery and money laundering
Investigators are looking into claims that Lula benefited from illegal kickbacks at the state oil company Petrobras
The first day of a historic trial has drawn to a close. Princess Cristina has become the first member of the Spanish royal family to face criminal
Previously reported as missing, one of China’s richest businessmen has been detained by police. Guo Guangchang, the Chairman of Fosun International
Interpol, has suspended a joint programme on fighting corruption with Fifa. The international police agency is freezing the 20 million euros donated
German police have raided Deutsche Bank’s offices in Frankfurt looking for evidence of alleged wrongdoing in client securities transactions.
Shares in Deutsche Bank have jumped just one day after the German banking giant’s two Chief Executive Officer’s resigned.
Anshu Jain and Jürgen
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been avoiding scheduled appearances in Switzerland, as world football’s governing body is gripped by another
Former Citigroup and UBS trader, 35-year-old Tom Hayes, has gone on trial in London for his alleged role in the Libor exchange rate fixing
Britain’s RBS, 80% owned by the government, say it expects to settle with US regulators investigating alleged foreign exchange fraud and has upped
HSBC has been placed under formal criminal investigation by French magistrates over allegations its Swiss private bank helped customers dodge
Apple may be about to be taken to court in Italy after investigators concluded a probe into whether or not the US tech giant dodged 879 million euros
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu is reportedly set to be investigated over claims of fiscal fraud in the ongoing case surrounding the deal to
FIFA has decided to release the World Cup bidding corruption report in full after the Executive Committee voted unanimously to make the document
A tax deal between the world’s biggest coffee chain, Starbucks, and the Netherlands may be illegal, EU competition regulators are saying.
A formal criminal investigation has been opened into accounting errors at Britain’s supermarket chain Tesco.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office will
Officials from the ratings agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch are to stand trial in Italy accused of market manipulation and abuse of privileged
The director of the IMF and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde has been formally placed under investigation for negligence by a court
Royal Bank of Scotland and its NatWest division have been fined 14.5 million pounds (18.25 million euros) for giving home loans to people without