"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."
state of the union
The UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy are to unite to tackle tax evasion in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations. Europe’s top five economies
Jose Manuel Soria's name has been linked to revelations in the Panama Papers
EU lawmakers voted on Thursday to change the rules on protecting trade secrets in a move that critics believe could have a chilling effect on media
Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film
Police have raided the offices of Mossack Fonseca – the law firm at the centre of the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks scandal – to search for any evidence of
EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm
Politicians in Britain are rushing to publish their tax returns in a bid for transparency amid the fallout from the Panama Papers. David Cameron made
Cellist Sergei Roldugin says he uses the cash to support Russian music and cultural projects
German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble, has waded into the Panama Papers controversy by suggesting that offshore registers should be created that name company owners which are then shared internati
Addressing MPs for the first time since the Panama Papers leak, the British leader sought to defuse the controversy surrounding his own tax affairs.
EU regulators are mulling new rules on tax avoidance by major multinationals amid the fallout from the Panama Papers. Proposed legislation will be
David Cameron has released a summary of his tax returns from the last six years. Amongst other details, they show the British Prime Minister paid
UK PM vows to learn the lessons of the last week
UK Prime Minister admits he did not handle the Panama Papers revelation well
Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Officials said they were
Iceland’s government survived a no confidence vote on Friday. It was put forward by the opposition after revelations from the leaked “Panama Papers”
Panama is at the centre of a global hurricane sparked by the leak of a huge list of documents which have become known as the “Panama Papers”
Iceland's prime minister was the first head to roll after the Panama Papers leak, David Cameron must now be wondering if he can weather the media storm and win back the public's trust.
state of the union
The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already
the global conversation
The French finance minister discusses the 'Panama Papers,' how to cut deficit, the eurozone economy and the future of Europe.