"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."
It’s summer, which used to be a boom time for the mobile phone companies as people use their mobiles while on holiday. But now the European
Europe’s energy markets have been fully open to competition in theory for two years now. But how opened up are the gas and electricity sectors really?
The French and British governments have re-affirmed a closeness between the two countries after a summit at Evian in south-eastern France. The
Geert Wilders is the leader of the Freedom Party in the Netherlands, a political group described as “Islamophobic”. The party performed well in the
European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana has said he will step down in October when his 10-year mandate expires. This was in an interview
The new European Parliament’s group heads have made the customary trip to the EU’s presiding nation, which is Sweden for the second half of this
Russia and the United States have agreed sweeping cuts in nuclear weapons, and to allow American planes to use Russian airspace to resupply
Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party is seeking a coalition partner after beating the socialists in a national election.
Party leader Boiko Borisov
At least 140 people have been killed and more than 800 injured in rioting in western China’s volatile Xinjiang region.
Officials said the death
European bourses have continued their decline for a third straight week,hitting their lowest in seven weeks.
London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell
World economic leaders are telling the commercial banks to must lend more.
They say that is the best way to revive the economy which has been
Soft drinks company PepsiCo says it believes the Russian market is effervescent and so plans to invest one billion dollars (720 million euros) there
General Motors has moved a step closer to solvency. A bankruptcy court judge has said yes to the carmaker’s most profitable assets coming out of
Porsche is denying a report that five more potential bidders have emerged for a Porsche-owned derivatives package which controls around 20 percent of
French bank Societe Generale has said it expects to post a small second-quarter net profit thanks to earnings from its corporate and investment
Police in Los Angeles are warning Michael Jackson fans to stay away from his memorial ceremony tomorrow if they do not have a ticket. 17,500 have
In Rome, during the restoration of the frescos on the walls of the Pauline Chapel – inside St Peter’s Basilica – Vatican restorers discovered an
In the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland, the puffin colony is mysteriously decreasing. Between 2003 and 2008, the puffin population
Respected film director, Milos Forman is attending the Korlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic.
Orphaned at an early age
Honduras is facing increasing international isolation, a day after a plane carrying the ousted President was blocked from bringing Manuel Zelaya back
US president Barack Obama has arrived in Moscow for a summit with the Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev.
It is Obama’s first trip to Moscow since
Russian and US negotiators are reported to have agreed the text of an outline deal on cutting Russian and US strategic nuclear arsenals.
Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party is expected to start coalition talks after beating the socialists in a national election.
Party leader Boiko
Chinese authorities say 140 people died and more than 800 were injured in rioting in the restive Xinjiang region.
The riots swept Urumqi, the