"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."
Ken Loach indulges his love of the beautiful game in his new film “Looking for Eric”.
The film is a joyful, crowd-pleasing story about a postman
A new exhibition “Art and Cold War – German Positions 1945 – 1989” has opened at the Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg. It compares and
A growing desire to claw down corruption is expected to bring higher-than-average numbers of Bulgarians out to vote in the European Parliamentary
“Hello, I’m Marie, from Washington. I’d like to know what Europe is doing to fight against climate change.”
“Hi, my name is Marie Hélène Fandel.
As the German government got closer to a decision on who it will back to take over Opel, the bidders for the car maker were told by Economy Minister
European stocks finished up almost 0.5 percent.
Investors were encouraged by figures from the US showing another rise in home sales in April as
Japan’s exports are showing modest signs of recovery.
According to new government figures they rose for a second month in April compared to the
General Motors is heading down the road to bankruptcy protection from its creditors.
That is because the struggling car maker’s bond holders have
Average house prices in Britain are likely to fall by a further 12 to 14 percent this year according to the latest residential market forecast by
The final press conference of the crew set to join the International Space Station was conducted behind glass protection to prevent any possible
Mounting tensions on the Korean peninsula have raised the prospect of a new, this time possibly nuclear, war. State television in the North has been
Workers at one of Europe’s largest refineries in Italy have gone on strike after the latest in a series of fatal workplace accidents. The victims are
Pakistan’s second city of Lahore erupted in chaotic gunfire this morning following a suspected suicide bomb attack. At least 22 people were killed in
People who have suffered health problems arising from France’s past nuclear tests are in line for compensation. It is the first time the government
Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, just a few days ahead of the European Parliamentary elections. Polls show a very low interest of citizens
The European Commission headquarters in Brussels has been evacuated again after a second fire alert in nine days. There was no fire this time though
Russia’s workhorse rocket Soyuz has lifted off successfully, on the way to a rendez-vous with the International Space Station.
Today’s flight is a
North Korea is continuing to flout world opinion by threatening pre-emptive military action and conducting more missile tests. Propaganda films are
The German government could announce today whom it would prefer to rescue the European arm of General Motors. GM itself will have the final word but
The second of this year’s eight Asturias prizewinners has been announced in Oviedo, Spain. The prize, for international co-operation, has been won by
The reported launch of more missiles by North Korea has been followed by threats of a military strike against their neighbours, South Korea.
The launch of a Soyuz rocket in Kazakhstan will help create history when it blasts off with its crew of three to dock with the International Space
A branch of the Irish Catholic church has said it will review compensation to victims after a damning publication. The report into abuse, which was
The Danish government has won an important court case that could see a renowned hippie commune in Copenhagen to close after 38 years. The Christiania
The Supreme Court in California has backed a constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state, just a year after unexpectedly opening the door to
Anti-government demonstrators in Georgia blockaded railway lines around the capital Tbilisi for a while in a growing campaign to force the president