"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."
Among the 200 defendants are President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ex-aide-de-camp and the former head of Turkey's air force
Eight Emirati princesses are on trial in the Belgian capital in a slavery case dating back to 2008.
Turkish authorities detain dozens suspected of involvement in last July's failed coup attempt, following which thousands were taken into custody.
Italy's highest court is due to give a verdict in the case of the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank in 2012 with the loss of 32 lives.
Six young asylum seekers are on trial for attempted murder in Germany for a fire attack on a homeless man at a metro station in Berlin.
Outgoing governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - known as Ahok - was sentenced to two years on accusations of insulting Islam.
US multinational Johnson and Johnson has been ordered to pay around 100 million euros to a woman who says the firm’s talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian…
Brazilian oil and mining magnate Eike Batista has left a Rio de Janeiro jail for house arrest ahead of a trial on corruption charges.
Italy’s highest court has begun reviewing the case of the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner.
Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, has been convicted of first degree murder over 1974 Paris attack.
Carlos the Jackal, formerly one of the world's most wanted terror suspects, is on trial on fresh charges in Paris.
Jay Y Lee, the head of South Korea's Samsung Group, is denying all the bribery, embezzlement and other charges in a corruption scandal.
Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea
Two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, have been charged with murder in Malaysia.
Egypt’s top court has upheld death sentences for ten men convicted for their roles in the country’s worst football related violence.
In Turkey a trial has begun for 47 people accused of plotting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July.
Lance Armstrong to go to trial in US fraud case
French farmer arrested for helping migrants handed suspended fine
Navalny says he will take part in 2018 presidential elections
A defiant Artur Mas, the former Catalan president says he has nothing to apologise for as he goes on trial today for his role in the symbolic independence referendum staged in the region three years…