"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
The ruling followed a divorce case by Syrian-German couple who divorced under Sharia law in Syria on October 2013. This is the court's first ruling on the subject.
The EU plans to take legal action against Poland, Hungary and the Czech republic
Officials say the three countries should take in their fair share
The Bialowieza forest includes one of the largest surviving parts of the primeval forest that covered the European plain 10,000 years ago.
ECJ ban on logging in Europe's oldest forest 'welcomed' by conservationists.
The European Commission says it's looking into the issue.
The European Court of Justice ruled that sitting around playing cards is not a physical activity.
Could the British government's decision to trigger Article 50 be reversed?
Low cost carrier, Ryanair has insisted that a ruling by the European Court of Justice will not change the current status of employment contracts for
Europe's top court has ruled Slovakia and Hungary cannot refuse to take in refugees, in a victory for the EU's contentious quota system.
It's the new front in the bitter conflict pitting Warsaw against Brussels: Europe's oldest forest, at Poland's border with Belarus.
The UK government's new position paper says 'direct jurisdiction' of the European Court of Justice will end with Brexit.
The promise was complete judicial independence for the UK, but new documents make this outcome look less likely.
The European Union is taking legal action against Poland’s right wing government over court reforms it fears will undermine the independence of the country’s common courts.
The top EU court's adviser says a case brought by Slovakia and Hungary challenging the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers across the bloc should be dismissed
In this episode: Belgium’s ban on Islamic veils are ruled to be legal; the British Foreign Secretary dismisses talk of a Brexit bill, and Ukraine hosts an EU-Kiev…
Amid growing doubt and concern about the future of key trade agreements, there is a surprise ruling from the European Union’s top court.
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has ruled that non-EU citizens should have the right to residence in the European Union if their children were born in the…
Rights groups have attacked the European Court of Justice after it ruled employers can ban religious symbols, including headscarves, at work.
The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.
The EU’s top court said on Tuesday that member states don’t have to admit people on humanitarian grounds, even if they are at risk of torture or inhumane…