"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."
Two days after Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti the scale of the disaster is only just emerging.
Hurricane Matthew is battering the Florida coastline with relentless wind and rain.
Typhoon Chaba has hit the southern South Korean city of Ulsan, causing heavy flooding and widespread damage.
At least four people have died and 316 have been injured after the powerful storm hit the north-east of the country.
Typhoon Meranti has ripped through China’s Fujian province leaving a trail of destruction.
Authorities and residents of Fuijan province in southeastern China are dealing with the aftermath of typhoon Meranti.
Motor biker blown off his bike by strong wind and then nearly hit by flying debris.
Described as the strongest storm in the world so far this year, Super Typhoon Meranti has hit Taiwan, bringing strong winds, torrential rain and flooding.
High seas, strong winds and lashing rain are expected when super typhoon Meranti slams into southern Taiwan
Typhoon Mindulle has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but not before leaving a trail of destruction across Japan’s Hokkaido island.
Let’s hope it is not like this in Tokyo four years from now!
Dianmu, a slow-moving and not particularly strong storm, is expected to cause heavy rainfall over parts of Guangdong, Hainan and Jiangxi provinces.
At least 40 people are now confirmed dead after multiple mudslides and flooding in Mexico.
Taiwan and China have been preparing for Typhoon Nepartak that is expected to hit land early on Friday.
Typhoon Koppu is continuing its deadly path across the northern Philippines. At least 16 people have died, seven of whom perished when a ferry sank
Il tifone “Koppu” ha messo in ginocchio il nord-est delle Filippine, facendo almeno 9 morti. Il super ciclone di categoria 4 è stato declassato ora a
As Typhoon Koppu weakens, the clean-up begins. Residents in the northern Philippines are getting back to normal after the storm, downgraded to a
Powerful typhoon Koppu has begun battering the northern Philippines – whipping up coastal surges, destroying homes and displacing some 10,000 people
At least four have been killed after the tropical storm made landfall, and sixteen others were reported missing.