"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 corruption trial against Jacques Chirac has started, but the former French president’s doctors said he was too ill to come to court say his
Former French president Jacques Chirac could avoid facing corruption charges now he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. A judge in Paris
He may have been joking but not everyone will see the funny side.
Suggesting a switch of political camps, former French President Jacques Chirac
Former French President Jacques Chirac is out of court for now after a judge suspended his corruption trial.
The criminal process was postponed
Former French President Jacques Chirac has gone on trial for corruption in Paris, even though the case could be postponed as early as tomorrow
The former French president Jacques Chirac has gone on trial in Paris for corruption.
Chirac, who has always denied any wrong-doing, is accused of
Former French president Jacques Chirac is due in court this week to face corruption charges.
A trial centred on allegations he created bogus jobs
The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan
It is the latest twist in a French affair, but this time the saga could well and truly have been put to bed.
The City of Paris has dropped
Former French president Jacques Chirac has been placed under official investigation in a second corruption probe.
The move is a further blow to
The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France