"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."
Difficult times for Europe’s Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs. Spain’s Joaquín Almunia is being tested by the financial crisis, as are
Political alliances are shifting once again in Ukraine. It was only last December that Yulia Tymoshenko became prime minister after her bloc and
The US has called on its Nato allies meeting in Budapest to provide the mandate for an attack on Afghanistan’s drug trade. Washington claims the
Members of the European Parliament have been flying the flag for the EU banner, anthem and motto. At a plenary session in Brussels, they changed
There has been a vivid demonstration outside the European Parliament building in Brussels by groups opposed to bullfighting.
Protestors from three
European stocks fell as declines by utilities and drugmakers outweighed gains by technology shares and mining companies. The world’s second largest
The Prime Minister of Iceland has warned his country could go bankrupt, as the government has moved to take control of the country’s largest bank, in
The International Monetary Fund, the IMF says it is ready to help countries hit by the rampant financial crisis. It has activated an emergency
Despite the current financial crisis,the United States is world number one in economic competitiveness. According to the World Economic Forum’s
If the global economy slides into recession expectations are that the demand for oil will drop sharply. A much larger than expected rise in crude and
For the third time in three years, and the second in twelve months, the people of Ukraine are being called to yet another election. President Viktor
It has been a day of carnage in Pakistan after two bombings within a couple of hours of each other. A car bomb exploded at a police barracks in
Even the doctors don’t really know why it works, but a new research project hopes to shed light on Deep Brain Stimulation, which can stop a patient
US actor and director Peter Fonda presided over the jury at the young and growing Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland.
The new Saatchi Gallery has just opened on the famous Kings Road in Chelsea, London. And in Spain, Elvis Presley is the subject of an exhibition in
French writer Jean-Marie Le Clezio has won the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Nobel Academy praised the 68-year-old as an adventurous
European and Asian scientists are working together to produce more fragrant, more nutritional rice. Having revealed the grain’s secrets researchers
The French writer Jean-Marie Le Clezio has won the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature.
The Nobel Academy praised his adventurous novels, essays and
All three banks in Iceland are now under government control. This morning the assets of Kaupthing Bank – the biggest in the country – were seized
NATO allies meet today in Budapest, under increasing pressure from their senior collegue to step up the war in Afghanistan. The United States
The people of Ukraine face a third election in three years — a second in a year — after President Viktor Yushchenko dissolved Parliament yesterday
The American government has hinted it may consider partial-nationalisation of its tottering banks, amid growing warnings of an imminent global
It has been a day of carnage in Pakistan after two bombings within a couple of hours of each other.
A car bomb exploded at a police barracks in
The president of Ukraine has given up the search for a governing coalition and called an early election.
Viktor Yushchenko has dissolved
The UN’s decision to refer the issue of Kosovo’s status to the International Court of Justice has met with dismay in Pristina, which declared
After a raft of unprecendented rescue measures across Europe and the US, the focus in the world of finance has switched to building up