"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."
Typhoon Phanfone lashed central Japan on Monday bringing high winds and heavy rain to the region.
In Shizuoka province many roads were completely
A powerful typhoon has hit central Japan bringing with it strong winds and heavy rain, causing flights to be cancelled and knocking out
More than 1.6 million people have been affected by a typhoon that battered Japan over the weekend.
The storm dumped one metre of rain in an hour
Typhoon Halong has hit southwest Japan, with devastating effect.
Bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 180 kilometres an hour, it has already
The power of Neoguri. The one time super typhoon, weakened to a tropical storm has hit landfall leaving three dead in its wake according to Japanese
Japan is braced for the arrival of a super typhoon that is gathering pace as it approaches the island of Okinawa.
Multiple US military facilities
A typhoon that swept through Japan has caused more radioactive leaks at the troubled Fukushima plant.
Workers there say they have detected high
A powerful typhoon has battered the area south of Tokyo, but side-swiped the city itself as it moved up the coast towards Fukushima.
At least 13
Hundreds of thousands of people in Japan have been forced to evacuate their homes amid fears a massive typhoon could wreak havoc.
Typhoon Jelawat have hit the central islands of Japan, with high speed winds and torrential downpours.
The typhoon has already wreaked havoc in
The southern Okinawa prefecture was hit by gusty winds, accompanied by heavy rains and storms.
Typhoon Bolaven has begun battering the Japanese island of Okinawa.
With peak winds of up to 252 kilometres an hour, officials say it’s one of the
Japan braced itself for the arrival of Typhoon Guchol, expecting wind and rain across large parts of the country.