"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."
Swiss banking giant UBS is struggling to get up from its knees after an awful 12 months. Now it is getting in a former Swiss finance minister to
President Barack Obama has set out on the warpath against America’s expensive defence contractors.
He says he is looking for as much as a 40
Little sign of the crisis on the stands at the Geneva motorshow with hundreds of new models jostling for the buyer’s attention.
Except that not
In the depths of global recession raise a cheer for…Eurotunnel.
The company that began trading 23 years ago is paying its first dividend on a
Bouncing nearly four percent after the bloodbath of the last few days, although Frankfurt rose by more, over five percent, and Paris and Moscow also
General Motor’s German outfit Opel says it could slash 3500 jobs as part of a plan to cut costs and relaunch as an independent carmaker.
The International Criminal Court has ordered the arrest of Sudan’s president on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur.
Three months before Europe votes in its next parliament, there is concern among socialists that their French contingent is letting the side down
The European Commission has outlined its plans to make financial markets safer for investors.
One of the key points is that two separate watchdogs
A row in Berlin over a new museum that will show the plight of Germans forced out of eastern Europe after World World Two appears to have been
Croatia’s Prime Minister Ivo Sanader is preparing to take his country on two historic leaps forward: joining NATO next month…and becoming the 28th
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said America will lead the world out of recession, but he called on other countries to do more to revive
The decision to issue an arrest warrant for Bashir has been welcomed by Darfuri exiles across the world. They took to the streets in a number of
Hillary Clinton has criticised Israel over plans to demolish Palestinian homes in Arab East Jerusalem.
After meeting Palestinian leaders in the
Coffee could provide the key to combating skin cancer according to scientists in Seattle in the United States. A study published in the Journal of
The biological diversity of the Gulf of Naples provides the ideal setting for groundbreaking research of international importance. The Zoological
The ultimate petrolhead tourist destination has opened in Zuffenhausen near Stuttgart… the new Porsche Museum. One of Germany’s smallest independent
The Young Victoria – a film about Queen Victoria’s early years with Prince Albert – has had its world premiere in London. The Duchess of York, Sarah
In a controversial move, Finland has approved legislation that allows employers to track workers emails.
The new law, which is strongly backed by
An armed police raid on the headquarters of Ukraine’s state energy company, Naftogaz, is causing new concerns about Europe’s gas supply from Russia
The headquarters of Ukraine’s national energy company Naftogaz have been raided by security forces carrying out a criminal investigation
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met Palestinian President Mahmound Abbas amid concerns in the West Bank that Israel is backing away from a
It may be a bleak mid-winter for the world economy but the US and UK leaders insist a thaw will come.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister
More than 20 people have been interrogated by Pakistani police as they continue the hunt for the gunmen who attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team
Rescuers in Germany are searching for at least two people reported missing after the collapse of a building in the city of Cologne. Some reports say
French officials say President Nicolas Sarkozy, along with several of his ministers and other politicians, has received envelopes containing death