"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."
The Netherlands has announced that it will cut output at Groningen, the largest gas field in western Europe, due to concerns about earth
A mining disaster in Spain has left six people dead and five others in hospital.
There was no explosion. It is thought victims were overcome by
A total of 11 people, including seven firefighters, remain in hospital after a fire and consequent explosions occurred on a train carrying propane
Parents in the Indian city of Patna help to evacuate their children from hospital. It is another twist in a tragedy in which 23 pupils at a local
The death toll from the explosion at the headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company has risen to 32.
More than 120 people were injured during
At least 39 people are now known to have died in a huge explosion at Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery on Saturday.
Dozens more were injured in the
An explosion has rocked Venezuela’s largest oil refinery, killing at least 19 people including a child.
Dozens more were injured in the blast at
An Italian man, his Dutch wife and their 18-month old daughter have been killed in a gas explosion in Conversano, in the south of Italy.
The risk of an explosion at the site of a massive natural gas leak in the North Sea has been greatly reduced, said oil analysts. Oil giant Total
In an effort to stop the gas leak in the North Sea, Total has engaged the services of the ‘Hellfighters’ who helped deal with the BP oil spill in the
The French oil giant, Total, has dismissed the risk of a blast at its Elgin North Sea platform despite efforts continuing to stem leaking natural
French oil giant Total says it could take months to stop the gas leak on its Elgin platform in the North Sea.
Engineers are looking at two options