"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."
An Italian tourist has been shot dead after mistakenly entering a hillside favela in Rio de Janeiro.
The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the 15th edition of the competition The Games first took to the world stage in Rome in 1960, a week after the regular summer Olympics ended in the…
Andrei Fomochkin has been banned from the Rio Paralympic Games after waving a Russian flag at the opening ceremony.
Almost everything has been scaled back, from venues to seating and staffing, after the organising committee ran out of money.
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…
Women’s javelin throw is up next and Croatia’s Sara Kolak takes home the gold and sets a new national record.
Four US swimmers who said they were robbed at gunpoint made up the story police say to cover up a vandalism incident.
Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…
Welcome to euronews’ coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro!
The head of international football’s governing body from 1974 to 1998, Joao Havelange, has died at the age of 100 in his hometown Rio de Janeiro.
One of the massive successes of RIO 2016 has been the Olympic Boulevard, in the rejuvenated port district, which boasts an Olympic flame, live music on three stages, a hot air balloon, bungee jumping,
During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.
The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.
RIO DE JANEIRO – The German delegation sighed a breath of relief on Tuesday after Michael Jung successfully defended his men’s individual eventing
The director of a British corporate hospitality company and his Brazilian translator have been arrested in Rio de Janeiro on suspicion of ticket touting and could face up to two years in…
It is claimed entire neighbourhoods of people were persuaded to move house to make way for Olympics facilities in Rio.
Strong winds in Rio have forced Olympic organisers to postpone rowing events for a second day.
Rio Olympic organisers continued to be plagued with problems as strong winds, a knife-point robbery of a foreign government official and fresh doping
Sunday – day two of the Olympics – saw fans continue their Rio routine, heading off to their chosen event, in the Brazilian sunshine.
Both temperatures and spirits soared in Rio on the first day of the 31st summer Olympics.