"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 Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.
A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…
A newly-discovered exoplanet could be the most promising sign yet in the search for life beyond Earth, astronomers say.
A large asteroid is poised to make a close pass to Earth on April 19.
Earth Hour, the annual campaign to fight climate change has seen the world plunged into darkness for the tenth time.
A strong storm with heavy rain, hail and strong winds struck Uberaba, Brazil, on Saturday afternoon (18 March).
The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides has climbed to 72.
Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).
Icy conditions and powerful winds are causing havoc in the US, from multi-car pileups in Syracuse, New York, to fallen trees and power lines in South Carolina.
Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.
Canadian bacteria-like fossils called oldest evidence of life
Giant orange fountains of lava have spewed into the air over Sicily overnight as Mount Etna surged into life. Streams of orange lava are flowing down the sides of the mountain, which is Europe's large
At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.
Second Earth when and not if says NASA
24 hours of what forecasters call "Explosive Cyclogenisis" means Doris is now a Weather Bomb
NASA announced the discovery of seven planets that could host life like on Earth.
Heart shapes found in nature
Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…
Polar bear Nora, harbor seals, sea otters and Samudra the Asian elephant play in the snow after a winter storm in Portland.
Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.