"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."
Reports that firefighting plane crashed in Portugal have turned out to be false
Reports that a firefighting plane crashed in central Portugal have turned out to be false.
Local media reported that a Canadair aircraft had
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
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
Firefighters work to put out the forest fire near Bouca (above and below). Source: Reuters
The forest fire is seen near
Emergency service workers in Portugal battle a raging forest fire that's claimed dozens of lives.
Chilean firefighters are still fighting hard against raging forest fires, described as the worst in the country’s history.
Chile’s president has visited one of the areas hit by the country’s worst forest fires in 50 years.
Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…
A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.
Arsonists are being blamed for a trail of destruction on the doorstep of Marseille.
The northern Spanish region of Navarra has been hit by its worst wildfires in 30 years.
Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.
Dry, hot and windy conditions continue to drive the Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California
High winds are driving a huge wildfire in southern California, cutting off the highway connecting Los Angeles with Las Vegas.
Hundreds of firefighters are battling a rapidly-spreading wildfire raging unchecked in drought-stricken San Bernardino County.
A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.
A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.