"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."
Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel who faces a three-year jail sentence has refused to return to France unless his appeal to the president is
Jerome Kerviel, the former rogue trader for French bank Société Générale has lost his appeal against a three-year jail sentence.
But a civil ruling
French bank Societe Generale is to cut at least 700 jobs from its workforce, although the figure may be as high as 1000.
It is the second-largest
BNP Paribas, France’s biggest bank, has agreed to sell its Egyptian arm to Emirates NBD. The price is 377 million euros.
Emirates NBD wants to
Former Société Générale trader Jérome Kerviel is appealing to his former colleagues to help him avoid jail.
The 35-year-old plans to appeal to
A Paris appeal court has upheld a jail sentence for Jérome Kerviel, the rogue trader who lost the bank Société Générale (Soc-Gen) nearly five-billion
Jerome Kerviel, the man behind France’s biggest rogue trading scandal, has lost his appeal at a Paris court, which has upheld his jail
Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in France’s biggest rogue-trading scandal on
Societe Generale is the latest eurozone bank to suffer worse-than-expected second-quarter results.
Net profit at France’s second largest lender
In France prosecutors have called for the former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel to serve five years in prison. Kerviel is appealing a
Jerome Kerviel, a convicted rogue trader who almost brought down one of France’s biggest banks, launched his appeal in Paris on Monday.
Societe Generale’s quarterly profits were hit by the French bank’s efforts to strengthen its capital reserves.
It is slashing costs, debt and jobs
Societe Generale has posted a slump in quarterly profits; it was hit by charges including losses on money it has loaned to Greece.
The size of the losses faced by banks that have lent money to Greece is set to rise and those banks are coming under increasing pressure to raise
European shares rose in a tentative recovery rally on hopes a plan by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to present options for the
Shares rose after the head of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said it would soon present options for the introduction of euro area
As financial markets factored in a 90 percent chance that Greece will default on its debt, one of the world’s big three credit ratings agencies
Losses from Greece caused French bank Societe Generale to post second quarter profits that were down by nearly a third.
First-quarter profits at Société Générale dropped short of expectations as the bank suffered as a result of the unrest in the Arab world.
The man whose trading almost brought down Societe Generale, one of France’s biggest banks, has appeared in court.
Jerome Kerviel’s long-awaited