"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
The Austrian general election campaign is reaching its climax and Europe has been at the heart of the debate. Eurosceptics and Europhiles across the
Surveys in France and Germany have revealed that corporate morale in both countries fell as firms lost confidence after the recent chaos in the
Taking steps in case the United States’ financial turbulence gets worse: The European Parliament is calling for more transparency and market control
Financial markets showed some signs of stabilising on Wednesday, after Goldman Sachs Group Inc won three billion euros of backing from Warren
French utility EDF has launched a nine-billion-euro offer for British Energy, adjusting its bid to control Britain’s nuclear power industry after
Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has appeared briefly ahead of a controversial concert in Israel, more than 40 years after the group was banned from the
Police in Finland say the student who shot dead nine of his classmates and a teacher
before killing himself had been planning the attack as far back
There is still no sign of an agreement on a US financial bail-out plan and the bad news gets worse: the FBI has opened an investigation into the four
Police in southern France have arrested at least 12 people with links to Basque separatist groups. Some of those detained are said to be members of
Confirmed as Japan’s new prime minister, Taro Aso has promised emergency action to halt the country’s economic slump. The outspoken conservative is
The US has warned North Korea to reconsider its moves to expel U.N. monitors from its nuclear plant and restart the facility. On Friday officials in
British transport minister Ruth Kelly is to step down from the government in order, she says, to spend more time with her family. The former head of
Winner of the Palme d’Or in Cannes this year, Entre les Murs is released this week in France. A docu-drama, Laurent Cantet’s film follows the daily
Astonishing inventions were on show in Copenhagen this week, where more than 130 of the most promising young scientists in Europe gathered for the
After the death of Italian fashion maestro Gianfranco Ferre in 2007, Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi took over the reins. In this week’s show at
Japan’s Lower House of Parliament has voted for Taro Aso to be the next Prime Minister. The Upper House voted for someone else but the the more
The US Federal Reserve is making more than 20 billion euros available to central banks in Australia, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, to supply money
Flags are flying at half mast in Finland, as a nation in shock tries to understand the reasons behind yesterday’s second deadly school shooting in
At least 12 people have been arrested by police in the south of France, as part of an operation against people linked to Basque separatist
French energy company EDF has agreed to buy British Energy, which operates eight nuclear power plants in the UK. The deal is worth 12.5 billion
The words of a killer just before carrying out his promise. Matti Juhani Saari posted this warning on YouTube 5 days before shooting dead ten
Iran has told the United Nations that it will resist international attempts to thwart it’s nuclear ambitions.
Addressing the General Assembly in
A court in Brussels has jailed a Polish man for 20 years for fatally stabbing a teenager who refused to hand over his MP3 player during a
The men who run America’s economy have urged a key congressional committee to act quickly and bring in a 477 billion euro rescue plan for the
Welcomed on stage by his wife Sarah -Is this the kiss that will revive Gordon Brown’s ailing premireship?
In a crucial speech to his Party
Paying their respects to the dead. Residents in the small Finnish town of Kauhajoki light candles for the ten students shot at the local college