"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."
France has been hit by another day of strikes and protests against controversial labour reforms.
CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors
The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.
The strike over French labour laws has become more entrenched, amid union claims that all of the country’s oil refineries have been affected by…
Thursday’s latest protests against France’s controversial labour reforms drew the most wildly varying turnout estimates yet: 90,000 in Marseille according to the organisers, 3,500 said the…
A French police patrol car came under attack in Paris on Wednesday (May 18), four people have been arrested.
Dozens of people have been arrested on the margins of a protest in Paris over planned labour reforms
Police in Paris have evacuated a protest camp in the city’s Place de la Republique, occupied for 11 consecutive nights by demonstrators demanding
There have been more clashes between police and protesters in Paris during student demonstrations against French labour reforms. Tear gas was used to
Strikes and demonstrations against the Hollande government's plan to reform the country's sacrosanct employment law
A nationwide day of protest in France is causing transport disruptions, with thousands of workers out on the streets
App-based taxi service slapped with huge fine by French court
French police clashed with protesting taxi drivers in Paris on Tuesday, amid a day of major strike action across France.
Riot police officers used
French workers have a history of making heads roll from the boardroom.
The security situation around Calais due to the ongoing migrant crisis was little aided by protesting French ferry workers who again severely
‘Le Foll, your Greece awaits you’ read one protest banner in which French farmers appeared to compare the crisis on the hands of Agriculture Minister
French farmers blockade Lyon, despite the government's offer of a 600-million euro, 24-step aid plan, which would include tax exemptions.
There has been a mixed reaction in France to news that the government has announced 1.1 billion euros worth of measures to support its livestock
Teachers in France went on strike on Tuesday and demonstrated against planned reforms. The country’s 840,000 teachers oppose to the plans, the unions
Police have moved in to clear environmental protesters from the site of the controversial Sivens dam in southwest France.
It came after regional