"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."
A team of palaeontologists have unearthed a trove of ancient whale fossils, believed to be more than 40 million years old, in Peru’s Ocucaje
An international team of Romanian, British and Brazilian palaeontologists has discovered a new species of pterosaurus called Eurazhdarcho in
DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –
There is no chance a Neanderthal is going to move in next door anytime soon, despite frenzied media speculation about the viability of cloning
Scientists say that a mammoth that roamed the Siberian tundra may have been killed by an Ice Age man on a summer’s day tens of thousands of years
An international team from Russia’s North-Eastern Federal University have found the well-preserved remains of a prehistoric woolly mammoth.
Some 75 million years ago, this gigantic 12 metre-long dinosaur – Atsinganosaurus velauciensis, a member of the Titanosaurus family, lived in the
A skeleton discovered by a nine-year-old boy near Johannesburg in South Africa is being hailed as one of the most important finds in human
The Chauvet cave in southern France is home to some of the earliest known man-made paintings, dating back some 32,000 years.
A team of scientists
Researchers in Gabon are studying fossils containing signs of life dating back two billion years. To the un-trained eye, they are just stones. But
The fossil of a giant whale with teeth twice as long as those of a Tyrannosauraus Rex has been unveiled by scientists in Peru.
The team from the