"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."
Norway has become the first European country to raise its interest rates since the financial crisis bit hard a year ago.
The country’s central
Steel giant ArcelorMittal has reported a profit for the July to September quarter, ending a run of three consecutive quarterly losses.
Durable goods orders in the US are hinting at an economic recovery.
The demand for long lasting manufactured goods rose 1% in September. It’s the
The European Union has approved plans for nationalised bank Northern Rock to be split in two – paving the way for a partial sale.
In stores large and small, far and wide, ask shoppers the same question about feeding their families and you get largely similar answers:
Heineken has raised its 2009 forecast despite selling less beer in the third quarter.
In the recession, drinkers are opting for cheaper
Spanish banking giant Santander profits at its UK banks have risen by more than third during the first nine months of the year.
Santander owns the
European shares have fallen to their lowest level in three weeks after data showed an unexpected fall in the sales of new homes in the United States
Italy’s ambassador to Switzerland has been summoned to explain a series of police raids on Italian branches of Swiss banks.
Ninety people, many of them women and children, have been killed in a car bomb attack on a
busy market place in the the northwestern city of
Angela Merkel has been officially sworn in as German Chancellor. She takes up the country’s top post for a second term.
The swearing in ceremony
On her first visit to Pakistan as US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has praised the government for taking on the Taliban and pledged US support
A Finnish shipyard has handed over the world’s largest cruise-liner to its American buyer. Costing 900 million euros, ‘Oasis of the Seas’ is now
UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon: “This is a sad day and very difficult day for the United Nations. As you know, militants attacked the
Mauritania, a large country next to the Atlantic Ocean, a vast expanse made up of desert, the sand constantly swirling towards the capital
Michael Jackson fans across Europe have been celebrating the release of his posthumous film “This Is It” in their own unique way. In London, as
Tighter European rules on CO2 emissions from cars are being followed by a proposal to do the same for vans and utility vehicles. The powerful
The Molodist Film Festival – featuring work by young film directors – has opened in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko made an
Scientist Matjaz Kunter from Slovenia and his colleague Jonathan Coddington from Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington
The Atlantic coast of Ireland has some of the highest concentrations of wave power in the world. If this power is harnessed, it can be turned into
The trial of a former SS soldier, who confessed to having killed three Dutch civilians has got underway in the German city of Aachan.
Swiss cult band Yello are back with a new album which they launched at a 3D virtual concert in a Berlin cinema. Yello was formed 30 years ago by
Six UN workers have been killed by the Taliban in an attack on their guesthouse in Kabul. Militants stormed the residence, killing a total of 12
More than 80 people, many of them women and children, have been killed in a car bomb attack on a
busy market place in the the northwestern city of
At the Ben Gurion University in Israel, researchers have obviously been reading comics because their new robot is clearly inspired by spiderman
The latest bomb attack came several hours after the arrival of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Pakistan.
Her visit comes at a time of
Angela Merkel will officially become German Chancellor for a second term later today. Following voting this morning, she will be officially sworn-in
As many as 43 people have been killed and many more wounded in a bomb attack on a busy market place in the Pakistani city of Peshawar according to
Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” has premiered in LA -winning early praise from critics – and proving the King of Pop can still entertain.