"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
With the media focus on the chaos wrought by Hurricane Harvey in the US, floods have killed many more people in Africa and Asia this year, as climate change worsens extreme weather worldwide.
This is the moment a man used an elephant to negotiate the flood-ravaged streets of southern Nepal.
More than 220 people have died in Nepal, India
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered deadly landslides and floods
Travellers waded through deep water at Janakpur Airport in Nepal on Sunday (August 13) after landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain killed
Members of Nepal's LGBT community made their mark at a popular festival in the conservative Hindu-majority country
An 85-year-old man from Nepal, who was attempting to become the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, has died.
A Taiwanese hiker who was rescued after being stranded in the Himalayas for 47 days has returned home.
The "Swiss Machine" died in a fall while preparing to climb Mount Everest in Nepal.
A Swiss climber has died while preparing to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
For three years, Russia’s Valery Rozov had dreamt of base jumping off the Himalayan mountain Cho Oyu, the sixth highest peak in the world.
Russia's Valery Rozov has beaten his own world basejumping record in the Himalayas
With adventure TV shows in over 200 countries, numerous books and merchandising deals Grylls' schedule is timed to the minute, luckily we managed to grab him between takes as he filmed the latest camp
A bus in Nepal has slipped off a narrow mountain road killing at least 33 people and injuring 28 others.
An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.
A Dutch climber has died while descending from Everest.
One year on from the first of two devastating earthquakes in Nepal feelings of frustration, disappointment and despair are evident. As MPs took part
Almost a year after twin earthquakes battered Nepal, life in the Himalayan nation is still far from normal.
Twenty three people – all 20 passengers and three crew – have been killed in a plane crash in Nepal on Wednesday morning. The Twin Otter plane
Nepal has a new president, and for the first time, it’s a woman. The Himalayan nation’s parliament on Wednesday (October 28) chose Bidhya Bhandari
Concern is mounting for earthquake-hit communities in Nepal amid a stuttering recovery and the onset of winter.