"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 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
""We are convinced by the geography that it is necessary that we join efforts.""Raul Sanguenza
Authorities in Florida have released CCTV footage capturing the only armed Parkland Deputy assigned to Stoneman High riding in around outside in a golf buggy whilst the massacre was being committed inside the school.
Protesters have placed 7,000 pairs of shoes on Capital Hill in the US symbolising the number of children who have died in gun attacks in the US since 2012.
Lawmakers in Florida pass a controversial bill moving the state one step closer to gun control reforms.
School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz had five more fully loaded magazines, one of which was marked with a swastika, sources tell NBC News.
Donald Trump told a gathering of state governors that he would have run in to the Florida school shooting unarmed, in a further escalation of his attack on the officers who were present at the scene.
The father of a five-year-old girl who died in the UK's school shooting in Scotland in 1996 warns Donald Trump's suggestion to arm teachers in the wake of the Florida shooting will not save lives.
The head of the US National Rifle Association accused 'elites' of seeking political gain with their calls for gun controls. Donald Trump called the NRA 'Great American Patriots' but also spoke of reforms.
As the nation engages in yet another bout of introspection, journalists must also look inward.
The Hollywood A-listers have pledged to match a more-than 400,000-euro donation made by George and Amal Clooney to the 'March For Our Lives' rally.
The White House has invited community members and victims from Parkland, Florida as well as victims from the Columbine and Sandy Hook shootings to a listening session.
In the US, the gun control debate re-emerges: as a protest is held in Fort Lauderdale a gun show takes place in Miami.
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland claimed 17 victims on Wednesday.
The US president praised first responders and police during his visit to Florida but remained silent over gun control measures.
The FBI acknowledges it mishandled a January tip that the teenager accused of killing 17 people had guns and the desire to kill.
The 19-year-old has been charged with murder after one of the deadliest school shootings in US history
Sheriff Israel comments on the impact Assistant Football Coach Aaron Feis had on Parkland, Florida.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.
The USA is an exceptional case when it comes to firearms, and the figures do not lie.
Within hours of the gun attack relived students who had been evacuated from the school began to tell of their ordeal.
A gunman, armed with an assault rifle and smoke grenades began the shooting spree outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland before opening fire inside.