"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 entry of the USSR and its satellite states into the Olympic arena changed the dynamic of the Games. The idea that it’s ‘not the winning but the
It doesn’t take much examination of the statistics to be able to confirm what was already fairly obvious to sports fans – the home team wins more
The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday announced 45 more athletes have failed dope tests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.
The French Olympic triathlete Laurent Vidal has died of a heart attack at the age of 31.
Vidal, who competed at two Games and finished fifth at the
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will miss next month’s Sochi Games after failing to recover from a knee injury, the American said on
G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid
A stuntman who parachuted into the opening ceremony of last year’s London Olympics as James Bond’s double has been killed in a wing-diving accident
The man that threw a bottle onto the track during the 100 metres final at the Olympic Games this summer appeared at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on
From Whitney Houston to Gangnam Style, from Hurricane Sandy to the London Olympics, search engine Google has published its list of the most
Five Cameroon boxers that went missing during the London Olympics have re-appeared at a Gym in the British capital.
The boxers disappeared from the
It has emerged a Somali Olympic sprinter failed to make the London Games after allegedly dying on a boat on her way to Italy.
According to the
Italy has been the eurozone’s most sluggish economy for more than a decade. Its economy has been sinking deeper into recession while its public debt
North Korea’s Olympians were welcomed as heroes in the capital Pyongyang. Their performance at the London 2012 Games was better than expected, with
There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the
There was a surprise jump in inflation in Britain in July.
It inched up to 2.6 percent from 2.4 percent in June – that was the first increase since
London’s Heathrow Airport processed around 15,000 Olympic athletes and officials as they left the capital following the end of the Games.
Four members of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Olympic delegation, including judoka Cedric Mandembo, have gone missing says the Congolese Olympic
The banners are still up and the centre of London remains festooned with national flags, but the Olympics are well and truly over and Britain is
The medals earned by the Olympic champions in London show more than the athletes’ excellence. They also reflect the economic contexts of whole