"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."
Nightmare stories are emerging among people who managed to escape the Portuguese wildfires.
More than 1,000 firefighters were still tackling Portugal’s deadly forest fire after on Monday after the blaze claimed dozens of lives over the
Questions are being asked over the government response to Portugal's deadly forest fire
This is the drone footage which offers a glimpse of the devastation caused by one of Portugal’s deadliest forest fires.
The blaze has so far killed
portugal burning as forest fires kill
Aid and volunteers rally round to help those caught up in the country's worst forest fire for decades
Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead, it’s been claimed.
Thomas Curt, a
Emergency service workers in Portugal battle a raging forest fire that's claimed dozens of lives.
The death toll in a fire that ripped through a 24-storey block of flats in London rose to 17 on Thursday, with many people still missing and
An unknown number of people have been killed in a huge fire which engulfed a 27-story block of flats in central London on Wednesday, London Fire
An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.
In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…
Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.
A massive fire has swept through a crowded shanty town in the Filipino capital Manila, leaving some 15,000 people homeless.
At least 800 families were evacuated from the small town of Dichato along the Chilean coast on Monday, after a menacing fire was reported in the afternoon.
Residents of the Chilean town of Portezuelo have been evacuating their houses in the face of advancing forest fires.
Chilean firefighters are still fighting hard against raging forest fires, described as the worst in the country’s history.
At least 11 people are now reported to have died in Chile, following wildfires which have been described as the worst in the country’s history Many of those killed are firefighters battling more than
Fatal fires and floods hit parts of Chile and Peru
An entire town has been completely destroyed by flames, as the worst wildfires in Chile’s modern history continue to consume large swathes of the country.