"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."
Germany's central bank is moving faster than planned to bring much of its gold reserves to Frankfurt from storage in places like New York and Paris.
German businesses are gloomier this month according to a survey of 7,000 firms, which may or may not be linked to Trump's protectionist comments.
Strong consumer and government spending helped Germany's economy to its strongest growth in five years in 2016.
Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.
German exports rebounded by less than expected in October, according to latest official figures.
Lufthansa pilots in Germany have said they will extend strike action again until Saturday, this time targeting long-haul flights in a long-running pay dispute.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Britain cannot be given any special treatment to EU markets if it limits immigration.
Germany's economic growth will slow in the second half of this year the finance ministry has said due to weaker foreign demand for goods.
German unemployment was down again in August for the 12th straight month. Retail sales grew month-on-month in July, but declined from a year earlier.
There was a sharp deterioration in German business morale in August and expectations declined the most in sectors with relatively strong ties to the UK market.
Trade was the biggest factor in Germany's economy growing by 0.4 percent between April and June. as exports rose 1.2 percent. State spending and private consumption also contributed.
German factory orders unexpectedly fell in June as demand from eurozone countries plunged by 8.5 percent compared to May.
Deutsche Bank's chief economist David Folkerts-Landau wants the European Union to set up a 150 billion euro rescue fund to recapitalise European banks and address "one crisis after another".
There was an unexpected fall in exports from Germany in May and imports barely rose, further indicators of slowing growth in Europe's largest economy.
Germany is to stick to plans for a balanced budget over the next four years with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble saying the Brexit vote changes nothing for country's economy.
Yields on 10-year government debt of Germany has fallen below zero for the first time on record.