"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."
Leader of the centre-left Democratic Party, Luigi Bersani, cast his vote in the Emilia Romagna city of Piacenza, as Italians take part in an election
As election campaigning in Italy enters its final few days, the decisive lead of Pier Luigi Bersani’s Democratic Party could be under threat.
Mario Monti differentiated himself from Italy’s traditional elite, in a recent television advert, saying: “I am entering politics to give our
The French and Italian heads of state have met in Paris, a few days ahead of the next round of EU budget talks in Brussels on Thursday.
Mario Monti is urging all EU member states to agree on the European budget at the upcoming summit at the start of February.
Discord could lead to
He is the clear leader in the latest polls in Italy and now Pier Luigi Bersani has sent an unequivocal message to the voters ahead of the country’s
Italian prime minister Mario Monti has unveiled the alliance he will lead for next month’s parliamentary elections.
After announcing that he would
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti has promised to cut labour taxes to fuel growth on
at the start of his campaign for a second
Italians have been reacting to Mario Monti’s announcement that he will join the race in February’s elections.
The outgoing prime minister said on
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti says he is ready to lead a centrist coalition, ahead of February’s parliamentary elections.
The final auction of the year of long-term Italian debt went off smoothly today, three billion euros worth at 4.48%, only slightly up from a similar
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti has published his reform agenda online. It comes a day after the former European Commissioner said he
Playing his cards close to his chest while keeping his options open. This is the Machiavellian world of Italian politics.
Italian Prime Minister
Italy’s outgoing prime minister Mario Monti has said that in the upcoming election he would be prepared to run for office again, if there were a
The Italian President has to dissolved parliament, paving the way for an election on the 24th and 25th of February. Georgio Napolitano signed the
Italian politics are back in business ahead of Mario Monti’s announcement on Sunday about whether or not he will be a candidate for prime minister in
Prime Minister Mario Monti’s Friday evenings drive to tender his formal resignation to the president has set Italy on a fresh political course.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has had his final meeting with President Napolitano in which he formally resigned as head of the government.
The Italian parliament has approved Mario Monti’s 2013 budget, paving the way for his resignation.
The budget, which was passed with a wide
In November 2011, Italy feared that its political time had run out if it was to avert bankruptcy. So it called an economist to form a technocratic