"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."
Britain has promised new laws to crack down on excessive bankers bonuses.
Speaking at the Labour party conference in Brighton Chancellor Alistair
Germany’s return to growth may have boosted Chancellor Angela Merkel’s re-election, but difficult times for the economy lie ahead.
Belgium pharmaceutical, chemicals and plastics giant Solvay has announced it is to sell its drugs arm to US partner Abbott Laboratories.
Europe’s markets rose for the first in three days, boosted by a pick up in mergers and acquisitions.
Heavyweight banks were among the top gainers
The European Union has has launched a new healthy eating campaign aimed a children across the bloc entitled “Eat it, Drink it, Move it
The grand Livadia Palace which hosted the famed Yalta conference on the 4th of September 1945 where Franklin D Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef
In the days when Angela Merkel could only dream of the top job, Germany’s Social Democrats were flying high. In 1998 Gerhard Schroeder’s bright new
The Left see themselves as a force to be reckoned with after their success in the German election.
The group of former communists and leftists
With a handshake, it was done. Chancellor Angela Merkel and liberal leader Guido Westerwelle have formally signalled their intention to form a new
The voters of Portugal have delivered a weak verdict on its left-leaning government. The general election result means western Europe’s poorest
Iran has staged a show of force and test-fired more missiles ahead of crucial talks about its nuclear ambitions. The muscle-flexing included rockets
Prosecutors in Los Angeles have said they will demand the extradition from Switzerland of French movie director Roman Polanski, whose arrest on
Racial remarks about Michele Obama have landed Silvio Berlusconi in hot water again. Having once referred to the US president as tanned he has now
Chinese director Lu Chuan’s film “City of Life and Death” has won the top prize at Spain’s San Sebastian Film Festival.
Depicting the Japanese
The British Museum has opened its doors on a major exhibition re-examining the legacy of the last Aztec emperor, Moctezuma. Elected ruler in 1502
Scientists studying East Greenland’s ice sheet have discovered that subtropical waters are flushing through the frozen region.
The death toll in the Philippines from Tropical Storm Ketsana had passed the 100 mark by this morning. An official national catastrophe coordinator
Angela Merkel has won a second term as Chancellor after voters in Germany returned her Christian Democrats to power. Merkel’s conservatives won a
The SPD are the big losers in this German election. The party ruled Germany until just four years ago, then shared power in Chancellor Merkel’s
Portugal’s ruling Socialists held onto power in Sunday’s election there but Prime Minister Jose Socrates lost his overall parliamentary majority
According to state TV, Iran has test-fired long-range missiles said to be capable of reaching Israel.
The Islamic Republic is reported to have
Euronews journalist Miguel Sardo asked Portugal expert, Luis Rego:
“Knowing that Portugal is facing one of its worst economic recession in the
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has tried to give his Labour Party a taste for political battle.
Speaking at the opening of the party’s annual
An enthusiastic reception for Guido Westerwelle, head of the liberal Free Democrats following his party’s very strong showing in Germany’s federal
A triumphant Angela Merkel has won a second term as chancellor after German voters returned her Christian Democrats to power.
But the new
The cultural and political elite in France has come out in support of Roman Polanski now under arrest in Switzerland. They are calling on the Swiss
The ruling Socialist Party has won the Portuguese elections with 36.6% of the vote (down from 45.03% at the last elections in 2005). Prime Minister