"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."
In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.
Commons backs PM's 'no deal for Britain is better than a bad deal for Britain'
The so-called Brexit bill must now be passed by both houses of the UK's parliament- the House of Commons and the House of Lords
Britain's government has presented draft legislation to parliament, to enable the UK to trigger divorce proceedings from the European Union.
Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The moves in Congress set in motion the process of dismantling the outgoing president's key health reform.
Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…
Felipe VI made an unusual and impassioned plea for dignity and respect to be restored in public life.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed Sunday’s opposition-led National Assembly session in which lawmakers vowed to put Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorit
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has forced a controversial labour reform bill through parliament without a vote.
France is currently debating new emergency powers at the request of the government in the wake of the Nice attack.
Politics, it is often said, is about compromise. But for the French government at the moment compromise on the contentious issue of labour reform is
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially beginning the process for the UK’s departure from the EU, will not be triggered “at this…
Thursday’s vote in the German parliament recognising a genocide of Armenians in Turkey a century ago has enraged the Turks and delighted the…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Kenya as part of an African tour, might have been expected to react strongly to the German vote.
Hundreds of Turks in Germany protested outside the Bundestag ahead of the vote which saw the 1915 massacre of Armenians by their Ottoman occupiers classed as…
What constitutes “genocide”?
The Bundestag voted in favour of a resolution to refer to the killings of up to 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during the First World War as "genocide".
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has made a strong impression on her first day in parliament.
Can your employer force you to wear high heels at work? Some are finding the legal ground on the topic is shaky – just like it can be when perched up