"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."
East German former Lutheran pastor Joachim Gauck has been chosen to be the next president of Germany, after reluctantly being backed by Chancellor
Joachim Gauck, the 11th President of the Federal Republic of Germany, is the first to personify 70 years of history – the stresses of division and
A new German president will be sworn in on Sunday following the recent resignation of Christian Wulff.
It is a largely ceremonial role but comes
The former East German rights activist, Joachim Gauck is to replace the scandal hit Christian Wulff as Germany’s ceremonial president.