"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."
The International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation commission visited the proposed venues and sites in Beijing on Tuesday. Headed by Russian member
Beijing officials on Tuesday handed over their bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics. Dozens of boxes containing Beijing’s financial and construction
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that an immediate review into possible sport and venue changes for the 2018 and 2020 Games
The head of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Kim Jin-Sun has resigned from his position.
Jin-Sun said he believes the committee needs new
After weeks of negativity about security and costs, the Winter Games came to a close in Sochi on Sunday with initial criticism giving way to stories
The Sochi Winter Olympics have ended in a historic triumph for the host country. Russia has topped the board with 33 medals: 13 gold, 11 silver, 9
The Winter Games in Sochi are coming to an end, and on the penultimate day of the Olympics seven sets of medals were at stake.
Ukraine produced a stunning performance to clinch the women’s 4×6-kilometer biathlon relay on Friday, their first gold medal at the Sochi
Our Sochi Winter Olympics roundup for Day 15 starts with a story which appears to be dividing the Ukrainian Team.
Some members have reportedly
Veteran Ted Ligety produced yet another flawless run to clinch the giant slalom at the Sochi Games on Wednesday, becoming the first American man to
In the women’s biathlon, Belarus’ Daria Domracheva is fast becoming one of the standout performers of the Sochi games after Monday’s
The first of Sunday’s medals in Sochi were in Alpine skiing in Super-G track. Gold went to Norway, but not round the neck of Aksel
Day eight of the Winter Olympics brought more warm sunshine to the Black Sea coast where there were seven finals.
In Alpine skiing, Austrian Anna
Martin Fourcade of France produced a masterful performance to win the men’s biathlon 20 kilometre race to add another gold to his collection in Sochi
The fifth day of competition in Sochi will go down in the history books as for the first time ever at a Winter Olympics an Alpine skiing gold medal
Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin and Slovenia’s Tina Maze tied for women’s downhill gold on Wednesday in a thrilling first for Olympic Alpine skiing
One of the most highly-anticipated events of the Games is the men’s Ice Hockey tournament.
Russia and its NHL stars such as Ovechkin, Datsuk and
Austria’s Matthias Mayer produced a stunning performance to take gold in the men’s Olympic downhill in Sochi on Sunday.
The 23-year-old, competing
Tickets for the Winter Olympics appear to be as difficult to come by as winning a gold medal.
Hundreds of fans have been queuing daily at the
The flame is lit, the Games are underway and opinions on Russia’s opening ceremony to the Winter Olympic showpiece in Sochi are divided and