"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."
With aid from overseas arriving to help Mexico deal with its outbreak of new-strain flu, the country’s health minister has said the epidemic is now
The wife of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has reportedly confirmed that she is seeking a divorce following a series of public disputes
Moving home can be one of life’s biggest headaches which is only part of the reason why France’s biggest ever prisoner transfer began before the
A defaced poster for information about Madeleine McCann speaks volumes about local feeling in Praia da Luz.
It is two years today since the four
Around the world people are taking their own measures to stop the spread of the flu virus.
In the US state of Pennsylvania, 22 students who had
Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka have released footage of what they say is the aftermath of shelling by the army of a makeshift hospital.
Six mountaineers have been killed by an avalanche in the Austrian Alps.
The accident occured close to the Soelden ski station in Tyrol, some 500
For the first time since the beginning of the new flu outbreak a person has infected pigs with the virus.
A man who had become ill after
Russian border guards have begun patrolling the de-facto borders of Georgia’s rebel regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia – a move described by
Fiat’s hopes of parking another car brand in its garage are facing competition, with a rival bidder entering the race. Fiat bosses will meet German
Health experts say the Mexican swine flu outbreak appears to be continuing its gradual slowdown, but fear it is unpredictable enough to threaten a
The British toddler Madeleine McCann disappeared in Portugal two years ago today. Her family have never given up hope of finding her, and have
Councillors in a small Swiss town have been quarantined after one of their collegues was found to have travelled on the same flight as someone
Israeli aircraft have continued to bomb tunnels under the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, killing two Palestinians. They are the first
A supermarket tycoon worth millions is the strong favourite to become President as Panama prepares for elections later today. Conservative Ricardo