"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."
Sophie Claudet speaks to former French intelligence official,Louis Caprioli about what can be done to combat radicalisation in prisons.
Mass sit-ins in Venezuela, as anti-government protesters keep up the pressure for early elections.
Tamim Jaboudi is nearly three-years-old.
Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m
Easter Mass was held in a maximum security prison in Bor, Russia, at midnight on Saturday.
The European Parliament has demanded Russia free Alexei Navalny.
Once the world's most wanted fugitive, terrorist 'Carlos the Jackal' awaits verdict in latest trial in France
Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has been question by prosecutors over a corruption scandal which has cost her the presidency.
A federal judge’s decision to free the wife of a man who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub has been condemned by survivors of the massacre.
Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yücel thanks his supporters in a letter from prison
Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the detention of a German journalist in Turkey describing it as excessively harsh.
Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for misusing company credit cards at a Spanish bank he chaired for two years before its state bailout in 2012.
A Spanish court has decided not to send the King of Spain's brother-in-law to prison while he awaits the outcome of an appeal against a six-year-sentence for charges including tax fraud and money laun
Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.
Donald Tsang, the most senior official in the territory even to stand trial for corruption, was found guilty of having failed to declare a conflict of interest.
Handcuffed and tied with rope, he arrived for questioning on Saturday after a night in a tiny cell, his bed a mattress on the floor.
Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega has been freed from jail for three months ahead of planned brain surgery.
At least 150 inmates escaped from a prison in Brazil on Tuesday after a mass a riot broke out.
The infamous boss of the Sinaloa drug cartel is wanted on charges of conspiring to import cocaine to the US.
Brazil's prison violence prompts government action