"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 billionaire financier says he's proud of the way Hungarians have stood up to the government
Hungarians have held a “picnic protest” in the capital Budapest.
A few hundred sat outside the country’s parliament on Monday (May 29) to object to
By Guy Verhofstadt, former Belgian prime minister and President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group (ALDE) in the European
Out in their thousands - Hungarians march to the country's parliament in protest at government clampdown on top foreign university
The European Parliament has condemned what it calls a “serious deterioration in the rule of law, democracy and fundamental rights” in Hungary.
The vivid and pulsing downtown party zone of Budapest exhibits how a city can transform over a half a century.
Drivers near Budapest were faced with some strange oncoming traffic on May 15, as nearly a dozen horses galloped down the highway.
In today’s round-up of some of the top stories concerning the European Union: The EU is running out of patience with Hungary amid talk of possible sanctions; a court ruling may have put a stop to fast
This is the Brief from Brussels, our daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
A round up of the latest European developments from our team in Brussels
Serious divisions emerge as Hungary and Slovakia tell the EU's top court that sharing out asylum-seekers in a quota system is unlawful.
With an estimated ten million people worldwide thought to be stateless, Europe is being urged to end arbitrary detentions and protect those with nowhere to call…
Brussels had threatened legal action over the law branded an attack on academic freedom.
Hungary says it has finished building a second fence on the border with Serbia to keep migrants out.
By Dorit Geva, associate professor at Central European University.
The Central European University (CEU), the small university where I teach, has
French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said he would push for European Union sanctions against Poland for violating EU principles.
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly has called on Hungary to suspend a debate in the country’s parliament of bills which tighten rules on non-governmental organisations and foreign…
It's the latest escalation in tensions between the EU and Hungary, which have simmered for months, and are now raging.
A group of demonstrators have held a protest outside the European Parliament as Hungarian PM Viktor Orban answered criticism from MEPs.
The European Commission on Wednesday opened a legal case against Hungary over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a George Soros-backed university in…