"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."
Caretaker Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned last week after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.
Italy’s president has begun talks with political leaders to find a quick resolution to the political crisis unfolding in the country following the resignation of prime minister Matteo…
Talks begin in Italy on Thursday to try to end the country’s political crisis.
As promised, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has formally tendered his resignation to the president.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has officially tendering his resignation, stepping down after losing a referendum on Sunday.
The world’s oldest operating bank Monte dei Paschi needs to raise five billion euros by the end of this month.
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has agreed to stay in office for a few more days after talks at the presidential palace.
Sociologist Luca Ricolfi speaks on the Italian 'no' vote and the future of the country as PM Matteo Renzi steps down.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The referendum result in Italy has prompted reaction from leaders across Europe.
Italians have woken up to political instability and the threat of a banking crisis.
Italy is today searching for a new prime minister after the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who quit after losing Sunday’s referendum on constitutional reforms.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is to resign following a heavy defeat in Sunday’s constitutional reform referendum.
Italians have voted to reject constitutional reforms in a referendum largely seen as a confidence vote in their prime minister.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Forecast If Italian voters reject a raft of proposed constitutional reforms on December 4, the government will likely resign.
Italy to vote on constitutional reform
Euronews discusses the reasons to support Italy's Matteo Renzi's constitutional reform
Opinion polls are predicting the prime minister's defeat in a referendum at the start of December.
It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…