"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."
A “slowdown of the reform process” in Turkey, for the third consecutive year, has been noted with concern by the European Parliament. It has made
It may not exactly be a riches to rags story but Forbes magazine is reporting a fall from grace for many of the world’s wealthiest people.
Adult video games potentially accessible to children need a common EU-wide preventive strategy: This comes in a report adopted by a vast majority in
European stocks finished the day up for the third straight session having reversed earlier declines after Wall Street turned around.
Saab has announced 750 job cuts as it tries to stay afloat: 650 production line workers are to be laid off along with 100 office employees.
Volkswagen says 2009 will be one of its toughest years ever.
Europe’s largest carmaker is anticipating lower sales, revenue and earnings but is
As the financial crisis prompts hard-up western governments to more aggressively seek out tax evaders, Liechtenstein has agreed to ease its strict
Swiss drugmaker Roche has reached a deal with Genentech to acquire all of the shares in the US biotech group that it does not already own.
There has been an alert on board the International Space Station. The three astronauts on board were forced to evacuate to a Russian escape module
STOP or to give the percussion group its full name Slovenski Tolkalni Projekt is celebrating its 10th birthday.
Jewish leaders have asked the Pope to make Catholic schools teach Holocaust Studies to safeguard against potential anti-semitism in future
Police are beginning to piece together a profile of Tim Kretschmer the 17-year-old who went on a three-hour killing spree that left 15 dead before
Spring may have sprung in Paris but there were flurries of snow at John Galliano’s ready-to-wear fashion show.
Bernard Madoff has been remanded in custody after admitting that he orchestrated the biggest ever financial swindle on Wall Street. After pleading
A space probe designed to hunt for signs of Earth-like planets that could host life has recently been launched by NASA.
The leaders of France and Germany have shown a united front on tackling the world financial crisis after a joint ministerial meeting in Berlin
The aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) is pulling out of Darfur after three of its workers were kidnapped in the
An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former US President George W Bush has been sentenced to three years in jail.
Muntazer al-Zaidi hurled
As the final moments of a teenager’s killing rampage in Germany emerge, a debate is raging about how it could have happened. The school shooting near
Pakistan is on high alert as lawyers and anti-government protestors begin a four-day march to demand the reinstatement of 60 senior judges, sacked in
A major clean-up operation is underway on Australia’s northeast coast after a cargo ship spilled oil and fertiliser during a fierce storm.
As police in Northern Ireland continue the hunt for dissidents who carried out two deadly attacks on security forces, it is reported they are also
Two judges have resigned from their posts in the Swiss canton of Jura, in the wake of a scandal over the use of office computers to look at
Yesterday’s massacre at the school in Winnenden has not only raised questions about gun control in Germany but the laws governing Europe as a whole
In what could be a potentially fatal blow to a kidnap case against the CIA, Italy’s highest court has ruled prosecutors breached state secrecy laws
The final moments of a teenage gunman, cornered by police marksmen in the southern German town of Wendlingen, have been recorded on film.