"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."
Eluana Englaro, the woman at the centre of a right-to-die controversy in Italy, has died in hospital.
Her case had deeply divided the country
This December the international community must agree on new climate protection measures. What is the European Union’s position?
The European Union’s Annual Consumer Scoreboard Report checks out in which areas consumers are getting a good deal and those where they are not. So
President Barack Obama has held his first press conference since taking the White House. The primetime speech set out his case for the huge economic
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is set to become the country’s youngest ever Economy Minister after Chancellor Angela Merkel was forced into a cabinet
Although no-one was hurt in this morning’s ETA bombing of the Ferrovial headquarters in northern Madrid, it is the first time in over two years the
In Israel, voting has started for the army on the eve of a general election, which is expected to see the right return to power.
Australia is mourning victims of the worst wildfires the country has ever witnessed.
On Monday members of parliament stood in silence, many with
The battle continues in Italy between those in favour and those against letting a woman, who has been in a coma for 17 years, die.
The Senate is
On the eve of Israel’s election, the new right is enjoying a surge in support.
Much of that comes from a perhaps unexpected source: Russia. More
Elie Barnavi is an Israeli historian and political scientist based in Brussels. He is the former Israeli ambassader to Paris and the author of
Pictures from the famous Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson show what scientists from the University of Stockholm believe the origins of life could
Now officially Australia’s worst ever bushfire the flames have claimed over 130 lives, wreaked untold ecological damage and show no signs of ending
A car bomb has exploded in a business park in Madrid, without causing any casualties or injuries according to emergency services.
Hundreds of former residents of the Melbourne suburb of Kingslake have gathered at refugee shelters that have hurriedly been set up to look after
Germany has a new man at the helm of its economy after a forced cabinet reshuffle.
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is a 37-year old rising star in the
There is no let up in the flow of bodies to Madagascar’s mortuaries, and after two weeks of bloody civil unrest more protests are planned.
In the final run-up to the Israeli election on Tuesday, many analysts believe the race is too close to call.
With up to one-third of the
It was a deeply divisive issue but in the end Swiss voters backed giving Romanian and Bulgarians the right to work in their country by a big
Firefighters in Australia are continuing to battle scores of blazes across a huge swathe of the country. Scorching weather, combined with tinder dry
There was a touch of Hollywood style glitz and glamour in London last night at the British film awards also known as the BAFTAS.
One movie has