"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."
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Q: “How can we be better informed? How can we make sure people get the information? Once again, we are ill-informed about what’s going on there (in
US Insurer American International Group is to sell shares in its Asian life insurance division AIA.
The money raised will be used to repay some
Britain is following Germany, France and Italy with a car scrapping scheme.
From this week UK motorists will get the equivalent of almost 2,300
The tie-up talks between Volkswagen and Porsche have stalled.
A meeting on developing those plans was due to take place on Monday, but was
Looking to developing markets to make up for slumping sales in Europe Fiat has confirmed plans to build cars in China.
In a partnership with the
European lawmakers underuse the internet according to new research.
The findings show that while three quarters of MEPs use their personal
Irish support for the Lisbon Treaty is growing according to opinion polls.
The survey by the Irish Times indicates that 52 percent of the Irish
European shares finished up 2.5 percent.
Banks were strong performers on hopes that the recession in top global economies was abating.
The most senior official in Britain’s lower house of parliament has apologised for an expenses scandal which has sparked public anger.
The World Health Organisation says the A-H1N1 flu strain is spreading quickly in Japan in what may the first stage of a pandemic.
The 62nd Cannes Film Festival began its second week with two directors seeking their second Palme d’Or.
Ken Loach returns with “Looking for
After years of bloody conflict, Sri Lanka says it has now totally crushed the Tamil Tiger rebels.
The government says it has killed the leader of
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Su Kyi have maintained a vigil outside the prison where a new trial against her has got underway
Sri Lanka is a poor nation of 20 million people, yet four percent of its GDP goes on defence. Civil war has weighed heavily on the Sri Lankan
In the last three days 125 cases of infection with the A-H1N1 flu virus have flared up in Japan, starting at a a school in Kobe. There are fears this
Tamils living in exile have held demonstrations outside European Union and UN buildings in Brussels and Geneva.
EU foreign ministers have been
The American and Israeli leaders have met for the first time to trade their visions of a peaceful Middle East.
Before Benjamin Netanyahu arrived
It’s easy to pay by mobile phone thanks to a new technology called “NFC – Near Field Communication”. Using a mobile phone equipped with a special
Ang Lee’s new film “Taking Woodstock” has premiered at Cannes Film Festival.
The film is his first comedy in 13 years, and Imelda Staunton’s
Slovenian musician Bostjan Gombac is a true all-rounder. Although the clarinet is his first instrument, he is a multi-instrumentalist and works in a
Debate over the H1N1 flu is likely to dominate discussion at the annual assembly of the World Health Organisation that opens today.
In the immediate aftermath of the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, it has been reported that the leader of the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels has been
The trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyii has got under way in a prison in Yangon, amid an international outcry over what critics say
One of Uruguay’s most celebrated writers, Mario Benedetti, has died.
The 88-year-old lived in exile during Uruguay’s military regime from 1973 to
Lithuania’s new president has made reinvigorating trade with the rest of the EU a top priority.
Dalia Grybauskaite, the EU’s current budget
The prospect of peace after 30 years of war brought Sri Lankans out onto the streets in celebration. In an outpouring of relief and patriotic fervour
An investigation is underway into a military exercise in The Netherlands when Belgian and French soldiers allegedly handed out blank ammunition to
French dairy farmers are to begin a week of protests including a national day of demonstrations on Tuesday as their industry reaches crisis point
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