"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."
As Iran’s Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki will lead negotiations over his country’s nuclear programme. Those discussions with the UN Security
The French Socialist Secretary-General Martine Aubry and the President of the PES Poul Nyrup Rasmussen conferred with angry workers near Toulouse
Urging Europe to change course… That is how the Party of European Socialists, PES, has launched its campaign for this June’s European elections. The
Unemployment in France has risen, according to the latest figures.
There were 2.7 percent more people looking for work in March, bringing the
European markets rebounded late in the day, after initial falls , fuelled by fears of a swine flu epidemic.
US markets and the Nasdaq also
Carmaker Chrysler is racing against a Thursday deadline to cut labour costs or face bankruptcy.
Members of the United Auto Workers’ Union must
US car firm General Motors is to cut more than 20,000 jobs, over one third of its total workforce.
In an announcement in Detroit is said it will
Japan’s government has slashed its economic forecast. It says GDP would shrink bz 3.3 percent over the next year.
The cabinet approved a record
The UN’s top aid chief to Sri Lanka says it must put in place its latest pledge not to use heavy weapons against the Tamil Tiger rebels.
Faced with the seemingly growing threat of a highly contagious virus, few people in Mexcio are taking any chances. Having started in the capital
There are fresh signs that swine flu is spreading in Europe. Britain says two people have now tested positive after Spain declared Europe’s first
With the Taliban gaining influence in Afghanistan and Pakistan Gordon Brown has visited the region to push a new security strategy.
One of Europe’s leading anti-flu scientists has said the continent must get used to further outbreaks of the virus.
In an interview with
Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of death among men in Europe, but new scientific research from Leicester University now offers hope of
The 24th International Dance Festival in Madrid presents 80 different shows from 12 different countries worldwide. With 22,000 visitors last year
The 8th East End Film Festival is underway in London. “The End” from first time directors Nicola and Teena Collins opened the festival. Other debut
Three people have been killed during a five-hour gunbattle between police and militants in Istanbul.
One policeman and a civilian died in the
With most cases outside Mexico and the US being described as relatively mild, governments around the world have tried to stress there is no cause for
Andorra has gone to the polls against a backdrop of uncertainty over its tax haven status.
While failing to win an absolute majority, the social
Turkish police are laying siege to an apartment in Istanbul where three people were reportedly killed during a raid on alleged members of a far-left
Sir Lanka has ordered its troops to stop using heavy weaponry against Tamil Tiger rebels trapped in a tiny coastal strip.
Israel has closed its borders with the West Bank over fears of an attack during celebrations marking its creation as a state 61 years ago.
Europe has confirmed its first case of swine flu as efforts increase to contain the virus.
Spanish health officials say one patient has been