"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."
Angry French tobacconists are mounting a protest campaign against government moves to force cigarette companies to use plain, unbranded packaging
A court in Canada has ruled that three tobacco companies must pay 11 billion euros in damages to smokers and former smokers. They have said they will appeal the verdict.
To mark World No Tobacco Day on Sunday, May 31, we have brought together ten key questions to consider:
What is the tobacco death
Cigarette packets are set to get a dramatic makeover in UK. MPs will vote on a law introducing plain packaging in England and Wales before May’s
France looks set to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes and a ban on e-cigarettes in some public spaces in a bid to cut the number of people
No smoke without fire is the line taken by the World Health Organisation on electronic cigarettes. It has recommended banning them in public places
Philip Morris International, the world’s largest tobacco firm, is reportedly ready to sue the British government over plain cigarette
The widow chain smoker Michael Johnson, who died of lung cancer at age 36, has won record damages from one America’s biggest cigarette makers, R
A big deal has been announced in the tobacco world. Reynolds American is buying US rival Lorillard for $27.4 (20.15 billion euros) including debt
Saturday May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, and from Sunday June 1, smoking in Russia will be banned in bars, restaurants, hotels and trains.
The big tobacco companies have launched an assault on the emerging so-called “e-cigarette” market as their sales figures for traditional leaf
MEPs have backed stricter EU rules on tobacco products.
Cigarettes containing flavours such as vanilla or menthol will be banned from 2020.
Police in the Netherlands are questioning nine Bulgarians after discovering an illegal cigarette factory in Aalsmeer. The plant is said to have
The electronic cigarette has revolutionised smoking habits in Europe and around the world, with more and more tobacco users turning to it for what
Tobacco growers in Bulgaria have been protesting over prices paid by the firms they supply.
The protest saw a road cut off in Harmanli, southern
New York City’s outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a ban on tobacco sales to anyone under 21, raising the age from 18.
The anti-smoking mayor of New York now has a law to raise the minimum age required to buy cigarettes in the city to the highest in the country: 21
Graphic health warnings covering 65 percent of cigarette packets sold in the EU, instead of the 75 percent initially proposed by the European
The European Parliament decided to postpone a crucial vote on the Tobacco Directive scheduled for this week.
Anti-tobacco activists say that it
A tobacco epidemic in India could be killing up to 1.5 million by the end of the decade, a new report has claimed.
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