"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."
US President George W Bush has been vigorously defending the free market system in the face of recent market turmoil.
Speaking on the eve of
Downward price pressure continues on crude oil. At one stage prices dropped to their lowest in 22 months.
That after the International Energy
BT says it is going to cut 10,000 jobs – six percent of its world wide workforce. That announcement came as the British telecommunications group
Europe is leaving behind political differences it has had with Libya in the past. The EU has launched talks on closer political and economic ties
Cross-border tax evasion has prompted European Union regulators to propose tightening the bloc’s tax rules.
Banks and other institutions since 2005
Europe’s financial markets experienced a volatile day of trading on Thursday.
Overall shares were down at the end of the session, at their lowest
The worst financial crisis in 80 years has claimed another victim. Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, is the latest country in the region to
NATO chiefs have gathered in Estonia to discuss Ukraine’s progress towards joining the alliance.
The current political instability in Ukraine has
On the eve of an EU-Russia summit, Europe is insisting that a plan to diversify its energy suppliers is not a move against any country.
Italy’s top court has given the go ahead for a father to remove the feeding tube keeping his daughter alive.
Eluana Englaro has been in a coma
Thousands of rail workers from across Europe have joined forces in Paris to show their anger at EU plans to reform railway services on the continent
Hundreds of sheep farmers gathered in Paris today to protest against falling incomes and to call for more support from the European
Charges have been formally laid against the Austrian man accused of holding his daughter in a cellar for 24 years and fathering her seven
Robert de Niro plays a middle-aged film producer in What Just Happened?, a satire about Hollywood movie-making, based on the memoirs of real-life
The Croatian sculptor and painter, Dusan Dzamonja, has selected 300 of his favourite pieces of work for a retrospective in Zagreb.
Space exploration – the big scientific missions, manned flights, technology which grows ever more complex – in short, a great adventure. But that’s
More than 11 percent of Europeans suffer from depression. Figures also show the number of people committing suicide exceeds the number of road
Massive international aid is being called on to save Hungary from bankruptcy. This is a shock for the European Union member considered one of eastern
Two British and one American soldier are among at least 23 people to have been killed in the latest spate of bomb attacks in Afghanistan.
There have been violent protests across Colombia after thousands of people lost savings in pyramid investment schemes.
Curfews have been imposed
The latest wave of turmoil in world markets followed the US Treasury’s change of strategy on tackling the financial crisis.
Europe’s largest economy has joined the club of nations that have gone into recession.
Germany’s economy contracted more than expected in the third
A Russian sailor is facing charges over a submarine accident that claimed the lives of 20 people.
Prosecutors say they have opened a criminal case
The US says there has been no formal response from the Kremlin to fresh proposals aimed at easing Russia’s concerns over a proposed Europe-based
Ukraine is no stranger to political turmoil. And extraordinary scenes in parliament suggest things could be going from bad to worse.
Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged the EU to accelerate Turkey’s membership bid and pledged to help Ankara gain accession.
The opposition does not like it. Now all eyes are on Algeria’s people to see what they make of a move that has cleared the way for the country’s