"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."
Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency.
Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of
The UK has lost its triple AAA credit-rating for the first time ever after ratings agency Moody’s decided on a downgrade.
Demoting Britain by one
Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3
The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain
The head of the car giant Fiat has warned that the European motor industry is facing an outlook that is far from rosy.
Sergio Marchionne said car
Spain’s credit rating has been downgraded to BBB-minus – in other words, just above junk status.
Standard and Poor’s say the country’s deepening
Credit rating agency Moody’s has lowered the European Union’s long-term issuer rating outlook from stable to negative, reflecting the weakening
A gloomy week for Germany: For the first time it faced a negative judgement by a rating agency. Does this mean the crisis has finally reached Berlin
Europe’s debt crisis is starting to cast wider shadows as the rating agency Moody’s changed its outlook for Germany from stable to negative – a first
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
Moody’s has cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks.
They include Intesa SanPaolo and Unicredit, who were downgraded from A3 to Baa2 –
The Italian government has shown that it is still able to borrow money at affordable rates of interest, despite getting a further thumbs down from
Moody’s cut the ratings of Italian government bonds on Thursday and said the country faced growing funding problems. The downgrade from A3 to Baa2
After years of preparation, London is in the starting blocks for the Olympic Games which begin in three weeks’ time.
The British capital’s already
The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches.
The downgrade follows a cut of
Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded five Dutch banking groups including ING, Rabobank, and ABN AMRO, and Belgium’s biggest bank and insurer
As Spain battles to get its banks back into the black, the country’s government is appealing for calm.
Madrid has had its sovereign debt rating cut
Spain’s borrowing costs have shattered euro-era records. The yield on 10-year bonds hit 7 percent on Thursday morning. The move comes after ratings
Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut by three notches, to just above ‘junk’ levels.
The move, by rating agency Moody’s, comes four days after