"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."
Havana’s Revolution Square has been the focus of Cuba’s May the 1st events.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets, in the year
As Mexico continues to bury suspected victims of the new flu virus, two more countries have reported confirmed cases.
A total of 13 countries now
Record numbers of demonstrators have turned out in Russia. In Moscow alone, 70,000 people attended rallies, according to organisers. They say that
Security surrounding the Dutch Royal Family has been called into question after a man attempted to attack them by driving his car at their bus
May Day demonstrations in Turkey have turned to violence.
While thousands took part in a peaceful rally with crowds carrying banners with slogans
French cities have also seen public anger taken to the streets.Unions said nearly 300 May Day marches were organised. Managers joined workers to
It is the fifth anniversary of the big bang EU enlargement. It worked, but it is hard to celebrate.
The leap in numbers helped bury the shreds of
March proved worse than expected for British mortgage lending, with growth only the half of forecast, and approvals also missing analyst’s targets
Owners of the Financial Times and Penguin books, and the world’s largest education publisher Pearson reports first quarter figures are in line with
Japanese unemployment has hit a four-year high, and consumer prices have fallen for the first time in 18 months. It indicates economic recovery in
The world’s second-largest electronic payment network Mastercard says a drop in credit card spending and a stronger dollar is the reason for an 18
General Motors says it intends to hang on to South Korea’s Daewoo, in which it is a majority shareholder. The men in Detroit prize Daewoo’s small car
At a May Day rally in Germany, the head of the country’s Confederation of Trade Unions had a stark warning for the government.
Thousands of people have taken the streets of the Spanish capital to mark May Day.
The holiday is usually a cause for celebration but this year
There was suspense at the closing ceremony of the Nyon International Documentary Film Festival in Switzerland. Entitled the “Visions du Réel” or
Seventy landscape paintings by the tortured artistic genius Vincent Van Gogh have recently gone on show at the Kunstmuseum in Basle, Switzerland
May the 1st is being marked with mass rallies across Russia.
Some 33 events have been planned in Moscow to celebrate what was previously known as
So this chemical is safe is it? Thanks to EU law, industry has to prove it. REACH legislation says the producers or importers must furnish safety
May Day celebrations in Mexico have been called off because of the influenza crisis. The country’s President has urged people to stay home for the
Washington says Al Qaeda remains the top terrorist threat to the West, although the number of global attacks has fallen.
A report from the
Women in Kenya are turning up the heat on the government with an unusual form of protest.
Women’s rights activists are urging females to join them
Police in Germany are bracing themselves for further clashes after violence broke out in the early hours of May Day.
Crowds are gathering in
Pockets of violence have marred otherwise so far peaceful May Day rallies in Turkey.
Thousands of demonstrators snaked through the streets of
With a pandemic now thought imminent, countries around the world are stepping up the battle against the new flu strain that continues to spread
May 1, Labour Day, is supposed to celebrate the solidarity of the workers. But, in France at least, that unity has rarely been seen in the
Berlin was bracing itself for violence this May 1 and scuffles have started already.
Youths and police clashed last night, leading to a number of
Will a transatlantic alliance give struggling US carmaker Chrysler a new lease of life?
The White House is confident, seeing a bright new future
A fifth person has now died after a car crashed into crowds of wellwishers celebrating the birthday of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. The driver