"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."
Ratings agency Fitch upgraded its sovereign credit rating for Greece by one notch on Tuesday, citing progress in cutting its budget deficit and the
Britain’s credit standing has suffered a further blow after Fitch became the second international agency to strip the country of its
Ratings agency Fitch has placed Britain’s AAA rating on ‘negative’ watch two days after finance minister George Osborne delivered a budget speech in
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Fitch has upgraded the credit rating of Turkey in a move that Ankara says will boost growth.
The bump up to investment grade – for the first time
Japanese electronics giant Sharp saw its shares fall further on Friday after it warned of a huge loss for the year and said it might not be able to
The Spanish government has announced a new technocrat governor of the central bank who enjoys cross-party support.
Luis Maria Linde was appointed
A leaked IMF report due to be published next week says Spain’s banks will need a cash injection of at least 40 billion euros.
Thursday ended with
The crash of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 while on a demonstrator flight in Indonesia has dealt a major blow to Russia’s attempts to build up its civil
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
The credit agency Fitch has upgraded Greece to B-minus with what it called a “stable outlook.” It is the first of the agencies to make the widely
Greek lawmakers are pushing forward with a raft of measures demanded by eurozone states in exchange for the 130 billion euro rescue.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said his country must appear ‘united and credible before the markets’ after winning approval for a 30 billion euro
The rating agency Fitch has downgraded a total of seven major banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
In Europe the effected lenders are BNP Paribas
The efforts of Italy’s new administration to turn around the economy may have come too late to save it from recession, according to ratings agency