"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."
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This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the daily news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital. In this episode: the UN High
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This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly roundup of European affairs.
Here is a selection of pictures that marked the headlines in a week dominated by attacks on civilians, from St.
The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the daily news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Hungary’s right-wing government says it will not backtrack on a new draft law staff at a foreign-funded university in Budapest say will force it out of the…
An estimated 20,000 Hungarians have taken part in rallies in central Budapest, upholding the traditional way to commemorate their 1848 revolution against the…
The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…
Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…
The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.
A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.
Hungary has ruled out resubmitting a law to ban the resettlement of migrants after parliament narrowly rejected the plan this week.
The parliament in Hungary has narrowly rejected a plan to ban the resettlement of migrants.
Speaking to crowds at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Hungary's uprising, the prime minister said freedom depends on the nation state
Hungarian opposition journalists take shelter in homeless magazine, saying the government shut their newspaper down.
The constitutional amendment proposed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will be presented to parliament by Monday (October 10).
Both Brussels and Budapest are claiming victory over the migrant quotas referendum – the former the low turnout, the latter that a majority voted against the EU, leaving both sides at…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.