"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 euro is a victim of its own success. There has been an increase in the number of counterfeit notes discovered; the total was up 13% in the second
The latest reform of the EU’s agricultural policy has been rubber-stamped, which will gradually reduce direct subsidies to farmers and redirect the
Europe and Turkey say they agree on the need for the Nabucco gas pipeline. This came after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had suggested Ankara
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has unveiled a second bail-out for the country’s troubled banks.
As part of a package to try to kick-start the
Trading did not start well on the London Stock Exchange of the new British superbank created by the merger of HBOS and Lloyds TSB.
It is the
Alitalia had to cancel nearly two dozen flights on Monday due to a strike less than one week after it was restructured and relaunched under private
The European Commission’s new deep recession prediction includes a sharp rise in unemployment for the region and a more than doubling of the euro
It seems Japan’s industrial production is falling even faster than originally estimated.
Final figures from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and
Liberalisation of postal services is on track in most EU states but not in others. What has to be done?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to come under pressure to make changes to economy stimulus measures after an election in the western
Washington has never seen a security operation like this one. Never. Barack Obama will be the most protected American president in history, although
It’s his final pre-inauguration day and Barak Obama has been attending community projects in Washington in memory of Dr Martin Luther King who was
On Tenerife in the Canary Islands, it is not only the tourists who are soaking up the sun. The island’s trams are on track to become the first in the
Russia and Ukraine have signed a 10-year deal to renew supplies of Russian gas to
Ukraine and Europe.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said
The European Commission agrees this year the nations using Europe’s single currency will go into recession for the first time since the euro’s
Arab leaders have been meeting in Kuwait over the Gaza crisis.
They agree a reconstruction fund of 2 billion US dollars is needed ‘ but they are
For Israelis living within the range of Hamas rocket fire the week-long truce offers a return to normality. There was not the same scale of
The bulldozers are doing the talking in Gaza today; not those of the Israeli army, but of the clean-up operation as Palestinians make the most of the
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has unveiled a second bail-out for the country’s troubled banks. The government will offer guarantees for their
It is Martin Luther King day, a national US holiday, and the celebratory mood in the capital last night was for tomorrow’s President Barack Obama