"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."
It was a broadly flat Friday on the European stock exchanges, with a falling oil price putting a lid on world wide rally in share prices.
As Indian special forces continue their cat-and-mouse hunt for the gunmen behind the Mumbai massacres, the body count is rising.
More than 140
The 15 countries which use the euro saw inflation tumble in November by the steepest rate in almost two decades, keeping up the pressure for further
A bitter pill for consumers and governments…
Europe’s competition authority says major pharmaceutical companies are keeping cheaper generic
Across the United States, recession-hit shoppers have been flocking to recession-hit shops on the day which traditionally marks the beginning of the
Justice ministers discussing a proposed EU-wide missing child alert system have agreed on closer co-operation between national authorities.
The British government has had to take a 60 per cent stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland, after investors turned their backs on a share offer to
Speculation is growing in Thailand that the government is preparing to crackdown on protestors who have paralysed flights into and out of
In 2000, Vladimir Putin met Fidel Castro in the context of a warming of US-Russian relations. Not long afterwards, he decided to close down a
The suspicion that the Mumbai terrorists were deliberately attacking foreigners is underlined by the nature of their targets. Both the Oberoi and Taj
European artists with a passion for sculpture are on show at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Villeurbanne in France. Breaking away from the
Featured out of competition at the Gijon International Film Festival is the latest offering from Canadian-Armenian director Atom Egoyan.
It is a visit that won’t go unnoticed in the White House. Dmitry Medvedev is in Cuba reviving the Kremlin’s relations with its old Cold War ally
The search is still going on for the bodies of five crew members of an Air New Zealand plane which crashed into the Mediterranean yesterday.
A major military operation is underway at one of Mumbai’s besieged hotels, as terrorists continue to defy Indian soldiers and police massed outside
Thailand’s national police chief has been sacked by the Prime Minister, as the blockade of Bangkok’s international airport drags on. Earlier
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has made a high-profile visit to Cuba, stepping up pressure on Washington at a time when US-Russia relations
Hamstrung by political stalemate and buffeted by the world financial crisis, Romania votes this weekend in an election seen as too close to
Shattered by their experience, but overjoyed simply to be alive, the survivors of India’s hotel massacre emerged from the Oberoi. Clutching their
Climate change, natural disasters, humanitarian crises – today’s challenges require quick access to information about what’s happening on the ground
Today the European Union produces a sixth of its electricity using renewable energy sources like wind, solar and hydro power. But that proportion
As the rescue operations continue to try to free hostages being held by suspected Islamists in Mumbai, authorities in India are trying to find out
Two bodies have been recovered and a further five people are feared dead after an airbus aircraft crashed into the sea off France.
Most hostages have reportedly been released from the luxury hotels in Mumbai where they were being held by suspected Islamist militants. So-called
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev continues his charm offensive across Latin America, arriving in Havana for talks with Cuban President Raul