"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."
Iceland has resumed fin whale hunting after taking a two year break from the controversial practice due to a collapse in the market. Most of the
The newly-elected government of Iceland has promised to hold a referendum on EU membership.
Talks began nearly three years ago but have now been
The two parties widely blamed for the collapse of Iceland’s economy five years ago will form the next government.
Polling 26.7 percent in
Five years after Iceland’s centre-right parties presided over the country’s spectacular economic collapse, early figures give them a comfortable lead
Voters in Iceland are set to hit the polling booths to decide the next government. Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir leads a
Iceland has won a legal battle over its reponsibilities to British and Dutch savers who lost money when an online savings bank collapsed.
The 2008 banking crisis is one of a series of events that has prompted people in Iceland to ask for their consititution to be rewritten.
Olafur Grimsson has been confirmed as the winner in Iceland’s presidential race for a fifth time with a 52.4 per cent share of the votes.
Riding a wave of popularity based on defying Britain and the Netherlands over collapsed Iceland banks, Olafur Grimmson looks set to become president
Former Iceland prime minister, Geir Haarde has been cleared of three major charges of negligence related to the country’s 2008 economic
The trial has started of Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde. He is accused of failing to take measures to prevent the financial crash in
The money boom that led to the financial crisis has changed Icelanders’ values.
The banking crash there has hit not only their enviously high