"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."
Our film of the week is “Spartacus and Cassandra”, an original and moving documentary about the lives of two Roma children in France. Spartacus and
More than a thousand representatives of Roma people from 25 countries have taken part in a ceremony commemorating those who lost their lives during
A teenager is in a coma in a hospital near Paris after allegedly being attacked by angry residents of a French housing estate in
Every year in early May, people all over Turkey celebrate Hidirellez. One of the biggest and best festivals is in Edirne, close to the borders with
Racism in Europe is the worst it has been for more than a generation, it’s been claimed.
The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) said there was
The Coppa Italia Final between Serie A rivals Napoli and Fiorentina was delayed on Saturday evening following clashes before the game at the Olympic
In a first for Romania, a television station dedicated exclusively to the Roma community has been launched.
Available online now, the plan is for
Italian president Giorgio Napolitano has finished his round of talks on the viability of Matteo Renzi forming a government.
Although the path has
Pope Francis has celebrated his first Christmas Eve midnight mass at St Peter’s in the Vatican.
He was assisted by more than 300 cardinals
A Roma community has been evicted from one the largest camps in France.
The settlement in St-Ouen, St-Denis in Paris, which was home to 800 people
DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the biological parents of mystery blond girl Maria who was found at a Roma settlement in
DNA tests have proved a Bulgarian couple are the biological parents of a four-year-old girl found in Greece.
Police launched an international
Police in Ireland have removed a seven-year-old child from a Roma family in Dublin.
The blond-haired, blue-eyed girl was found living with a Roma
She is known as Maria and has captivated Greece. An international search is now under way to find her real parents
For the moment the young girl is
This is the Roma couple who have appeared in court in Greece accused of abducting a four-year-old girl.
The youngster, known as ‘Maria’, was
Greek police have called on the international community to help identify a girl found in a Roma camp.
Officials believe the four-year-old was
Amid cries of “education for all” and “support for Leonarda”, protests will continue today over the expulsions from France of several
A week ago Leonarda was a 15 year-old schoolgirl in rural France. Now she’s sleeping on park benches and can’t attend school at all in her native
The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of
Around 50 people, including politicians and lawyers, have been arrested in Rome in what is being described as the largest ever crackdown on the mafia