"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."
Italian troops in Afghanistan have suffered their darkest day with the death of six soldiers in a suicide bombing.
They were killed when a
European shares finished the day higher with banks among the top gainers. That after the Irish government revealed details of its “bad bank” plan for
Kingfisher, Europe’s biggest home improvement chain, has unexpectedly posted a 35 percent rise in first-half profit
Kingfisher, which runs market
Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot is to lay off 2,000 of its 15,500 employees in the next six months as passenger numbers keep falling. The airline
The central bank in Tokyo says it is slightly more optimistic about Japan’s economic and financial conditions as exports and output bounce back
The Frankfurt Motor Show has opened to the public with environmentally friendly cars in focus. The head of the German VDA auto federation which
With the recession slashing budgets and consumers spending less the Euro Effie Awards – which rate how effective adverts are – were even more
Europe has made it quite clear it will try to get the United States to agree to strict rules putting a lid on bonuses in the banking world. This was
Milk farmers protesting over low prices to the point of whitening entire fields with the stuff have won a concession from Brussels. The rudder of
It was the nightmare of nuclear attack from Iran or North Korea which convinced President Bush to demand a protective shield in Europe. It envisaged
Six Italian soldiers and ten Afghan civilians have been killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul. Four other Italian troops and more than 50
A makeshift immigrant camp that has sprung up not far from the former Sangatte official clearing centre outside Calais is to be closed down. French
The United States is to scrap its plans to put missile defence bases in Europe. President Barack Obama announced an overhaul of the US missile
The theme of the Contemporary Art Biennale in the French city of Lyon is “The Spectacle of the Everyday” – celebrating the notion that daily life is
Six volunteers spent 105 days in an isolation module as part of an international experiment in preparation for a manned space mission to Mars
Italy’s commitment to the NATO-led operation in Afghanistan still has broad political backing. But on the streets, the deadliest-ever attack on
Germany in the coming months is expecting big problems from rising unemployment. Germans face choices in elections at the end of this month. Who will
Germany is trying to come to terms with another armed attack on a school. An 18-year-old man wielding an axe and two knives entered the school
Ten people have been hurt, three of them seriously, in a school attack in southern Germany. Police said petrol bombs were thrown at the school.
Europe’s struggling dairy farmers have won political support in their fight against falling prices, which they say have pushed them to the brink of
Six Italian soldiers and at least 10 Afghan civilians have been killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul.
The Taliban says it was behind the
Brushing aside a row over racism, it was business as usual for President Obama as he welcomed the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the Oval
America has backed up its famous decision to reset relations with Russia, and is abandoning its controversial anti-missile shield in Europe. One of
Shortly before today’s huge explosion in Kabul, President Karzai held a news conference to defend last month’s much-criticised election. The Afghan
A UK-based oil trading company appears close to a settlement in a court case over the dumping of toxic waste in Ivory Coast.
Trafigura denies it
It was a relieved José Manuel Barroso who was congratulated on being re-elected as President of the European Commission.
While his winning was
The Belarussian President has made his second trip to an EU country since the warming of relations with the West. Alexander Lukashenko is in