"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."
Wildfires are sweeping across the Portuguese island of Madeira, with teams of over 100 people, including soldiers, battling to extinguish the flames
The cleanup operation has begun on Madeira after the floods and landslides that ravaged the Portuguese island last week.
There are signs Madeira is getting back on its feet, after floods and landslides wrought havoc on the island over the weekend. Fourteen schools in
Portugal’s government has announced 50 million euros in aid to help rebuild businesses in Madeira, destroyed in floods and landslides over the
Madeira has begun burying its dead after Saturday’s violent storm triggered flooding and landslides, killing at least 42 people.
Portugal announced three days of national mourning following the floods that have
hit Madeira island, killing 42 people.
The announcement was made
Officials have been assessing the damage to lives, and homes lost, after the violent mudslides which overwhelmed parts of the island of Madeira at
With 42 fatalities already confirmed, the number of those who have lost their lives in the Madeira floods and mudslides looks certain to