"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."
Police and protesters clash in Buenos Aires
French Guiana hit by protests and strikes
Protesters in Argentina have clashed with police during demonstrations against government austerity measures.
Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.
High-ranking French ministers hold talks with protest leaders in French Guiana in an effort to resolve rising tensions across the department.
A general strike in protest over high rates of crime and unemployment begins in French Guiana
A strike by air traffic controllers across Italy is set to disrupt travel plans today.
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.
Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.
Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes
Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu
Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…
The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.
Taxi drivers in Italy have called off their protests over delays to legislation regulating the ride-hire app Uber and other services. A deal has been reached with the government.
Those who came to see the Parthenon were in for a major disappointment.
Businesses close their doors in solidarity as thousands strike across US cities protesting President Donald Trump's hard stance on immigration
British Airways cabin crew are staging a fresh wave of strikes from Sunday.
Millions of London underground passengers have been hit by travel chaos after unions called a 24-hour strike.
Why it is happening, what to do and where to look for information about your journey in the UK capital on Monday.
Greece ground to a halt on Thursday amid a general strike in protest at planned labour reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by its EU and IMF lenders.