"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."
There are new elected representatives in France but they face the same economic problems.
“Punishment” was the front page verdict of the leftist
France plans to slash 18 billion euros off its deficit next year and says its 2014 budget will meet its EU commitments.
Pierre Moscovici took that
France has unveiled its budget plans for 2014, which, according to the French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici: “has two objectives: stimulate
It is France’s turn to feel the cold wind of austerity following the publication of the Socialists’ first budget.
It aims to raise 30 billion euros
France’s Socialist government unveils its first budget today, and it is expected to be the toughest for 30 years.
France has managed to stave off
At the centre of a political row over his decision to seek Belgian nationality, France’s richest man insists he is not doing that to avoid paying
France’s President Francois Hollande has reaffirmed his commitment to nuclear arms.
Boldly going where no French head of state has gone for almost
The rich and big companies are the targets of France’s new Socialist government as it announced tax rises of 7.2 billion euros.
A one-off levy on
A strong warning has been issued by France’s national audit office on the state of the economy.
It said the new Socialist government of Francois
Are they daring or disastrous? Opinion is divided in France after President Nicolas Sarkozy unveiled tough measures that he hopes will get his
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has set out his plans to deal with the country’s faltering economy, portraying himself as the man tough enough to
Despite assurances to the contrary from its economy ministry France, it seems, is being steadily drawn into the epicentre of the eurozone debt storm
French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has announced new austerity measures aimed at reducing the country’s deficit. The step has also been taken to
France’s finance minister has insisted that his country is not at risk of sliding back into recession as he presented an austerity budget seen as