"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."
Archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in a complex of catacombs in Minya province, the first discovery of its kind since 1950
Historian Jean-Pierre Rioux is a specialist commentator on France's political, cultural and social past.
Hundreds of people have been reenacting a famous 5th of May battle, when Mexican troops defeated the French army.
It was meant to have been open in 2014, but now the House of European History finally opens its doors to the public this weekend.
On April 26, 1937 the small Basque town of Guernica was destroyed by German bombs
Iraq's Yazidi minority celebrate their new year with hope 2017 will be better.
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…
Archaeologists have uncovered what could be Rome’s oldest aqueduct.
Scientists have discovered an unprecedented set of more than 20 different dinosaur tracks in Western Australia
EU leaders have joined together in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding treaty of the bloc.
The leaders of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany signing the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 1957.
The Armenian presence in Europe stretches from London to Larnaca, Lisbon to Lviv; the Armenian Catholic Mkhitarian Congregation is among the most impactful examples of that legacy and this year marks
Sinn Fein confirms the death of Martin McGuinness, who went from IRA commander to Northern Ireland peacemaker and leading figure in the province's power-sharing government.
Egyptian statue not Ramses II, but King Psamtek I
A bust of a statue believed to depict one of Egypt’s most famous rulers has been lifted out of a Cairo slum.
A joint Egyptian-German team in Cairo, Egypt, have found parts of two statues.
A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.
The structure collapsed as Malta was hit by rough seas and stormy weather.
Tributes have been pouring in for Raymond Kopa, the stylish playmaker and poster boy for a generation of footballers, who has passed away.
Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, welcomes passengers at Naples Capodichino Airport.