"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."
Opinion polls suggest the incumbent prime minister of the conservative People's Party will scrape through, but without an absolute majority
Experts agree that Spain, which has been struggling economically, is seeing the end of a long-established two-party system.
It has been a day of reflection in Spain ahead of the country's tightest election in decades
Campaigning has come to a close in the tightest general election race Spain has seen in decades. Polls suggest Sunday’s (December 20) vote will see
From being a two-party contest for the last 40 years Spain has four leading contenders going into Sunday's general election, with two newcomers threatening the Conservatives and Socialists' chances of
Jerez de la Frontera – where more than 1 in 3 is out of work Every day is a challenge for 27-year-old Miguel Angel Vaca Fernandez, as he strives to
Spain goes to the polls on December 20 in what is being billed as one of the most crucial elections in recent years. The region of Aragon is seen as
Mariano Rajoy is candidate for his own succession. The least that can be said of the conservative head of the Spanish government is he has got
Many supporters of Pedro Sanchez largely forgive his career inexperience in favour of his looks; the leader of Spain’s Socialist party (PSOE) just
Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and
Pablo Iglesias grew in stature as he campaigned. After a slump in voter opinion, his star rose steadily. With his pony tail and beard and supermarket
The Spanish traditional Christmas sweet known as turron is ‘bread and butter’ to some 2,000 of the townspeople of Jijona, on Spain’s Mediterranean
When does it happen, how does it work? On December 20, 36.5 million voters will vote to renew the Congreso de los Diputados (lower chamber, 350
He was on home soil, but not everyone was feeling friendly towards Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during an election campaign event on
Ciudadanos (‘Citizens’), is one of Spain’s new parties that emerged from crisis. The second-largest group in Catalonia’s regional parliament after
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
Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election
Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy
For the first time since Spain embraced democracy in 1977 the two party system has ruptured. The anti-austerity Podemos and market-friendly
The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain