"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."
In London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, the doors to certain rooms are sealed because the children on that ward have serious genetic
European shares finished the day sharply higher with analysts crediting positive sentiment from Friday’s close on Wall Street and merger news.
The level of optimism among investors and financial analysts in the euro zone continues to rise.
The latest survey by the Berlin based Sentix
The money seems to be in place for the luxury sportscar maker Koenigsegg to buy Saab from General Motors.
A top government official – State
Passengers left in the lurch all over Europe by the latest airline bankruptcy are scrambling to get home following the collapse of Russia’s KD Avia
A investment fund controlled by the US investment bank Goldman Sachs is to be the largest single shareholder in Eurotunnel.
A transatlantic chocolate war is about to be unwrapped after Britain’s Cadbury rejected a takeover approach by the biggest US food group Kraft
Books on the Internet, democratically accessible now but perhaps expensive in the future… The Internet search group Google has been defending its
A German-French proposal to reregulate Europe’s milk sector has won support from 14 other countries at a meeting of the European Union’s agriculture
As Iran snubs the US in its push for new talks on the nuclear question, a row over the Islamic Republic has broken out at the UN’s nuclear watchdog
Israel has resumed settlement-building in the West Bank with today’s approval of a further 455 building permits for new homes. 89 of the permits are
Libya will challenge any compensation demands from relatives of IRA victims who say the terror group used explosives supplied by Tripoli
The French President has been the special guest at Brazil’s Independence Day celebrations, but he may have some celebrating of his own to do
A Sudanese journalist convicted of indecency for wearing trousers is spending the night in prison after refusing to pay a fine.
Lubna Hussein had
Three British citizens have been found guilty of plotting to kill thousands of people by blowing up transatlantic aircraft in mid flight.
The remote South Pacific island of Samoa is to change the side of the road it drives on, from right to left.
The decision has been made by Samoan
Scores of civilians were killed in Friday’s NATO air strike on Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan, according to the Afghanistan Rights
A Sudanese journalist has been found guilty of indecency for wearing trousers, but given a fine instead of the usual sentence of 40 lashes.
Just 24 hours after the Philippines ferry accident that left nine people dead, another ship has sunk off the country’s coast.
Nicolas Sarkozy is on a mission to promote French-made fighter jets.
The French President is in Brazil for a two-day visit to discuss a host of
The 60th anniversary of the first session of the German parliament is being celebrated today.
On September 7, 1949, the Bundestag officially got
Iran has rejected talks on its nuclear programme.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared that his country will continue its controversial
The Tokyo skyline tells its own story: Japan is the world’s fifth biggest greenhouse gas emitter.
But that picture could change dramatically for
Three days of unrest following disputed presidential elections have moved Gabon’s government towards declaring a state of siege in the city of Port
Germany and Britain have made a joint call for a special U.N. conference on Afghanistan to be held later this year.
The main idea is to set new
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in Brazil in the hope of winning a lucrative defence contract to sell a French fighter jet.
The Venice Film festival may be only half way through but the first Golden Lion has been awarded.
It has gone not to just one film maker but to an
The UK’s relations with Libya are back in the spotlight with Gordon Brown denying he shied away from pressing Tripoli to compensate families of