"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."
A run-off vote pits pro-business ex-premier Manuel Valls against hard-left lawmaker Benoit Hamon to be the party's presidential candidate. Analysts say it could fracture the party and potentially hand
French voters are choosing the socialist candidate for this year’s presidential election in a run-off vote which pits former prime minister Manuel Valls against hard-left hopeful Benoit…
France’s remaining two candidates for the Socialist party’s presidential nomination have clashed over the credibility of their manifestos on prime time…
With the Socialist candidate finally chosen this weekend, can either Manuel Valls or Benoit Hamon make a difference in the packed French presidential election race?
Results from France’s first round socialist presidential primary show Benoit Hamon in front of the country’s former Prime Minister Manual Valls.
Seven candidates have taken part in the first French left-wing TV debate ahead of a primary to choose a candidate for this year's presidential race
The state funeral of Portugal’s former President Mario Soares is due to be held later today (Tuesday Jan.
Moldova goes to the polls
Spain is set to get its first real government in 10 months.
The party has voted to abstain in crucial confidence vote, effectively enabling their conservative rivals to form a minority government and ending ten months of political deadlock
The embattled leader of Spain’s opposition Socialists resigned on Saturday, clearing the way for a possible end to nine months of political deadlock in the…
Commentators say Conservative leader Mariano Rajoy's likely failure will start the countdown towards another election.
Spain’s acting prime minister has accepted a mandate from the king to form a government.
Can the leaders of Spain’s Socialist Party and anti-austerity newcomer Podemos finally end the country’s political stalemate? They are set to start
The head of the Socialists in Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has failed in a first vote to become prime minister and form a minority coalition
A senior figure in Spain’s conservative People’s Party (PP) is in La Nucia, in the southeastern Alicante province for the day. Foreign Affairs
The shock breakthrough of the far right National Front in French regional elections has left the mainstream parties scrambling to counter the advance
Many French voters say the result of the first round of voting has come as a shock. The far-right National Front of Marine Le Pen made sweeping gains
The forecasts for the regional elections to take place in France this Sunday Dec. 6th are fraught with uncertainty. With the country on security