"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."
With the US election behind them, Americans headed to the malls for some retail therapy on Black Friday.
It was spend, spend, spend in Britain in October as retail sales surged by 1.9 percent from September and jumped 7.4 percent from a year ago.
Top UK retailer Tesco has settled a fight with consumer goods producer Unilever over price rises prompted by the weak pound following the Brexit vote.
Euro zone retail sales rose more than expected in July, posting the largest monthly increase of the year despite the British vote in June to leave the European Union.
Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.
Retail sales in the UK are in rude health after a big April; the bonanza has run into May.
Retail sales in the eurozone were unchanged in April from March and year-on-year growth slowed.
One of Britain's best known department store chains, BHS, is to close after attempts to find a buyer failed. More than 10,000 people will lose their jobs.
Being on the cutting edge of fashion and staying in profit is a delicate balance for the world's big clothing retailers, and the weather is one huge factor that's completely out of their control.
The European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for customers in the EU to buy online from other member countries.
The news boss of British retailer Marks and Spencer says he has got his work cut out to end five years of flagging clothing sales. Steve Rowe took up
Official data shows Eurozone retail sales to be stronger than expected. The month on month figure went up by 0.2 percent in February, while the
Nike has finally unveiled the production version of its self-lacing shoes, as seen in the 1989 film 'Back to the Future' and they were demonstrated by football star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.
British retail sales growth surging at a much faster rate than expected in January, up by 2.3 percent from December and 5.2 percent better than January last year.
A major makeover for Barbie: the blonde bombshell is transformed into models its creators say are more relevant to the 21st century.
China’s slowdown is even having an impact on technology giant Apple. The company has forecast its first revenue drop in 13 years and reported its
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is expected to post its weakest quarterly revenue growth on record when it reports later this week. That is
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
Marks & Spencer has opened its first store in Beijing, part of its strategy of focusing on flagship stores in China’s largest cities. Its 1,500