"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."
British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the Leveson inquiry into the ethics of the UK’s unruly press that the government and media is “too
Italian judges have thrown out a bribery case against Silvio Berlusconi under the statute of limitations – although they did not declare him innocent
One of French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s close aides is being formally investigated for financial wrongdoing.
Eric Woerth, a one-time budget
A Ukrainian court has dismissed a charge against former President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of an opposition journalist twelve years
Estonia’s Citizenship and Migration Department is investigating accusations that some politicians have been selling residence permits to wealthy
Prosecutors have dropped an investigation into alleged copyright violations by Germany’s former defence minister. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Milan court after the first of several hearings scheduled for the next few days and
The EU on Tuesday postponed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s visit to Brussels as relations soured over the jailing of former prime minister
The European Union has indefinitely postponed an invitation to Ukraine’s president over the jailing last week of the country’s former Prime Minister
Outside the court where the corruption trial of Yulia Tymoshenko is being held is being read, riot police are out in force.
It is the climax of the court case against Ukraine’s ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
A judge has begun reading his verdict after her trial on
The prosecutor’s office in Paris has started an inquiry into allegations by lawyer Robert Bourgi that former President Jacques Chirac and his Prime
It’s official – Germany’s former defence minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg did cheat on his dissertation.
The University of Bayreuth has