"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 Dutch electorate has reconfirmed its commitment to the EU by giving a resounding victory to the two pro-European parties.
Leader of the
Diederik Samsom and his Labour Party have been quick to celebrate. Early in the election campaign they had been trailing the hard-left Socialists but
Mark Rutte and his Liberals look set to be the biggest winners in the Dutch general election after exit polls showed the party picked up the largest
Mark Rutte’s early ambition was to become a concert pianist, instead he orchestrated his political party to the summit of power in the
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberal party is in the box seat for a second term after his party won 41 seats in the Dutch General Election. That
Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday knowing that they can expect similar levels of austerity to their other European neighbours once a
Changes are clearly happening in the Swiss political balance. The right-wing UDC in Switzerland figured it would get a hefty score in the latest
Javier from Spain asks:
“Why are we – EU member states - witnessing the disappearance of the welfare state? Why are we losing all the benefits
He was standing unopposed so his election was a formality. But that did not dampen the joy for Philipp Roesler as he was overwhelmingly endorsed as
Details of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition in the UK will be unveiled later.
Lib Dem MPs gave their official backing to the
The European Liberals have launched their election campaign putting the fundamental civil liberties and freedom at the heart of their battle. They