"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."
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the daily news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Women are staying in education longer than men… The proportion of women in the EU who earn higher education qualifications, such as degrees, is higher (29 percent) among women than men…
Female figures on pedestrian crossing signals: giving the green light to gender equality or political correctness gone mad?
Campaigners had planned to take the bright orange vehicle on a national tour of Spain. However, activists, trade unions and officials from Madrid City Council united against it.
The Trump’s administration’s reversal of official guidance on transgender rights has brought protests.
A boat used by pro-abortion activists has been blocked by authorities in Guatemala, where the campaigners had docked looking to help women seeking to end their…
The former head of UK counter terrorism, Cressida Dick, has been appointed London’s new police chief – the first women ever to hold the job.
It is tough for us to balance our work and our personal life, but add kids to the mix and the going gets really tough, especially for women.
Joseph Farrugia has been the president of the Malta Employers’ Association since 2001 and a board member of the Employment and Training Corporation and the Employment Relations…
Malta’s Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is also the incoming President of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).
The sharing economy could be worth 335bn euros by 2025. But what about the promises of making the world a fairer, greener and more socially-connected place? That was up for debate at the Woman's Forum
Activists in Paris have walked off the job to protest against the gender pay gap.
Women in France were called upon to quit work at 16.
When the clock struck 2.
The public do care what powerful women look like and here is why it matters:
A Chinese student is taking the ministry of education to court over textbooks that say homosexuality that is a “mental disorder”.
Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…
Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.
New employment figures have raised questions over equality between men and women in Turkey, Malta and Italy. The trio have the biggest gaps when it
The equal pay debate between elite male and female athletes gathered more momentum this week when players from the Women’s US football team filed a