"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."
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK are working on a fully automated house which can open and shut the doors, switch the lights
The Berlin Wall was famously covered in graffiti and slogans. “Nobody has the intention of building a wall” was one of the most famous. Now a team
The number of people out of work in Germany continues to rise.
The latest figures from the Federal Labour Office show that in July the headline
More weak results have been released by carmakers but they are predicting improved conditions for rest of this year.
Major European telecoms companies have demonstrated their resilience against the recession by reporting better-than-predicted first-half results
European shares hit their highest closing level in nearly nine months, climbing for the 12th time in 14 sessions.
Better than feared company
New US jobless figures seem to show the world’s biggest economy is slowly struggling out of recession.
The number of workers filing new claims
The long-awaited inquiry into Britain’s role in the invasion of Iraq has begun, with the promise that much of it will be held in public. Some 45,000
Police in Iran have reportedly arrested mourners at a Tehran cemetery.
At least 2,000 opposition supporters had gathered at the memorial for
Groomed for kingship – that was how his father described the man now celebrating ten years as King of Morocco. Mohammed VI took the crown on the
It is exactly a decade since Morocco’s King Mohammed VI took to the throne and celebrations are taking place across the country.
The holiday island of Majorca was temporarily sealed off from the outside world today as police hunted bombers who killed two Civil Guards.
Moldova looks set to turn the political page as the ruling Communists head for almost certain defeat in a landmark vote.
Results give the four
For politicians, keen to portray ETA as weakened after a number of high-profile arrests, today’s bomb and yesterday’s early morning blast at a
Two Spanish civil guards have been killed in a car bomb attack on the holiday island of Majorca.
A bomb was placed under a parked patrol vehicle
The Taliban have threatened to attack anyone attempting to vote in next month’s Afghan presidential elections. The warning and calls for a boycott
The long-awaited inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war begins today, with a decision on how it will be carried out. The chairman of the
Venezuela and Spain have signed a multi-million euro energy deal, which will provide Madrid with oil, and Venezuela with a new power plant. It
Nigeria says its security forces in the north have beaten back Islamic radicals behind days of unrest that has left hundreds of people dead
Moldova’s pro-Western opposition has vowed to form a coalition to push out the ruling Communists following a parliamentary election.
It’s a hot summer night and there’s another forest fire in Greece. This one has already burnt out 1000 hectares of a Mediterranean forest some 80 kms
Crowds turned out at the Town Hall of the Spanish city of Burgos to show their support for the paramilitary police force who were the targets of a
In the UK, a group of families who claim their children were born with defects caused by exposure to toxic waste have won a legal battle in their