"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 parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
SPD leader Martin Schulz says his party will push for a vote in parliament this week, before the start of the summer recess.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in cities across the world.
Police stopped activists for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersexed rights from gathering in large numbers
Pride rallies have taken place in previous years in Istanbul and some of those behind it are vowing to go ahead and stage the event this year as
Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security on Sunday.
Participants carrying rainbow flags and signs
Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats have joined thousands marching for gay pride in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
More lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered people (LGBT) were killed last year in the United States than in the previous 20.
In Orlando, Florida, vigils are being held to remember the victims of the 2016 shooting rampage in the gay Pulse nightclub.
Services are being held
Tens of thousands have taken part in marches in the US in support of LGBT rights.
People took to the streets in Washington, Los Angeles and other
Posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, men kiss and hold a banner reading "Put a stop to homophobia in Chechnya."
LGBT community in Indonesia face growing prejudice
Hundreds of waving rainbow flags and groups of people dancing through the streets to Madonna can mean just one thing: Gay Pride has come to town.
The Church of England (the ‘C of E’) is on the brink of breaking up over the vexed question of gay priests as conservative and progressive Anglicans
Gay rights organizations in Albania held their annual pride event in the capital, Tirana, on Saturday (13 May) without any disturbances.
The group were delivering a petition over the alleged violent crackdown on gay people in Chechnya when they were detained.
President Vladimir Putin has backed an investigation into reports of a violent crackdown on gay people in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Donald Trump’s supporters on the far right will likely have a reason to cheer this Thursday, America’s National Day of Prayer: the US president is
Human rights activists have taken to the streets of the Russian city of St Petersburg to protest against the alleged detention, torture and killing of gay men in…