"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."
Government is in the spotlight over funding of promotional events as part of EU presidency
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EU defence ministers appeared to be split on Tuesday as they mulled a Franco-German plan to boost defence cooperation in Europe.
The controversial TTIP and CETA pacts with the US and Canada respectively are both on the table.
European Union leaders will gather in Bratislava later in a bid to reinvigorate the bloc.
Angela Merkel has described Brexit as a “deep break” in the European Union’s history of integration.
Slovakian World Champion Peter Sagan has signed a three year deal to race with German team Bora starting in 2017.
Britain’s referendum decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the country and other member states.
The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union will dominate the bloc’s agenda for the rest of the year, Slovakia’s prime minister said on Friday.
Slovakia has warned that the future of the European Union cannot be decided by just two or three powerful Western members.
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With France and Switzerland already qualified from group A, Monday was the moment when group B’s fate was sealed, one of the most equal of groups.
Concerns over possible violence have been running high, with thousands of fans arriving for the match and an England game due to take place on Thursday in nearby Lens.
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Slovakia’s PM Robert Fico is back at work after a heart scare.
Slovak president Andrej Kiska appointed Robert Fico as prime minister on Wednesday
Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem produced a stunning performance to secure a women’s World Cup giant slalom in Slovakia on Monday. The 27-year-old built a
Coalition is on the cards in Slovakia: incumbent Prime Minister Robert Fico labels the general election results 'very complicated.'
Exit polls suggest the leftist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won Slovakia’s election but is likely to lose his parliamentary majority. If the
Slovakia votes in a general election expected to result in a third term for the prime minister, but the loss of the parliamentary majority for his party.