"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."
Do the disturbances currently engulfing Iran threaten the power of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei? It is difficult to say in such a complex
European shares finished flat. Among the influences was the latest survey from the ZEW economic think tank which showed that German analyst and
After days of unrest, and the release of images of the violence yesterday, Iran has moved to restrict media coverage, especially by foreign news
This week’s EU summit will see what sort of endorsement Jose Manuel Barroso gets in his bid for a second term as President of the European
With violence continuing to rock Iran, authorities have imposed a series of tough new restrictions on foreign media in an effort to block outside
French newspapers are reporting that Michelin is to cut between 1,000 and 1,500 hundred jobs in France.
The tyre maker itself would not comment on
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Their inaugural full
The leaders of world’s biggest developing economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – the so called BRIC group – have met for their first summit in
A consortium headed by Sweden’s Koenigsegg has struck a deal to buy loss-making Saab from General Motors.
Few financial details have been made
Much lower oil costs meant euro zone inflation stagnated for the first time ever in May.
The European Union statistics office Eurostat confirmed
US President Barack Obama has said North Korea’s track record of proliferation makes it unacceptable for Pyongyang to be a nuclear power.
Supporters of rival parties in Iran have taken to the streets for a fourth day, amid increasing hostility over the country’s disputed presidential
A suspected child pornography ring has been broken up in a series of coordinated raids by police in four Nordic countries.
The bodies of three foreign tourists, murdered in northern Yemen, have been flown back to the capital Sanaa. Two of them were German nurses, the
As air travel grows, so does the risk of a medical emergency during a flight. As super carriers such as the A380 become more common, the cost of
For the first time in the history of Annecy’s International Animation Film Festival, the top award has been handed out to two films after the jury
One of the world’s most prestigious ballet competitions is underway at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, with young dancers from all over the world hoping to
Former US President Jimmy Carter is calling on Palestinian militant Hamas leaders to make peace with Fatah which runs the Palestinian Authority in
Iran’s top legal body is ready to recount votes from the disputed presidential election according to state TV.
The Guardian Council said it could
The contested election has plunged Iran into its worst violence for thirty years. Tens of thousands turned out, even though the Interior Ministry had
Russia is hosting a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – underlining its role as a regional power broker.
The Kremlin is expected to
The Iranian president left the violence at home for his first foreign trip since winning the disputed election. He went to Yekaterinburg in Russia –
The recently approved European blue card is for highly qualified workers interested in immigrating to the EU. How will the blue card system work?
The European Union says a low-carbon economy will create millions of new jobs. The Spanish region of Navarra would seem to be proof of that view, but