""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Cuba will have to improve its record on human rights to help normalise relations with the European Union. The 27-nation bloc’s Humanitarian Aid
A compromise to defend the rights of people suspected of using the Internet illegally has secured a European Union agreement on reforms to the bloc’s
Toyota has reported an unexpected quarterly net profit of 162 million euros and slashed its forecast for annual losses by more than half.
Deutsche Telekom has posted quarterly earnings before tax and interest of 5.5 billion euros – up 5.2 percent – and said it is sticking to its
EADS’s troubled Airbus A400M military transport project has suffered another blow.
The South African government has dropped plans to buy eight of
The euro rose against the dollar after the European Central Bank left it main interest rate unchanged at a record low of one percent.
European shares finished up over one percent after the release of data showing new claims for unemployment benefit in the US fell to a 10-month low
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will not stand for re-election in January’s polls. Although Abbas has not made an official announcement
Russia has voiced its contempt for the GM reversal. In September, GM agreed to sell a majority stake in its Opel/Vauxhall division to the Canadian
The UN is temporarily relocating more than half its international staff in Afghanistan after last week’s deadly Taliban attack on UN workers.
Thousands of commuters have been forced to find different ways of getting to and from work after a 24-hour strike by Belgian rail workers brought
Separated from his sweetheart for 50 years by the Iron Curtain – Fortunat Mackiewicz finally found his true love, Elvira Profe. It is an amazing
The European Union has sounded the alert about drug dealers targetting the European Union market with increasingly sophisticated strategies
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, more than 38 per cent of the Berlin city district of Neukölln is made up of immigrant familes and the
Twenty years after the collapse of the Iron Curtain, today Latvians are facing another battle… for economic survival.
In 1986, the Soviet regime made the first breach in the Iron Curtain.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the new Secretary General of the Communist Party, used
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been adjourned until March next year.
Judges at The Hague have ordered the
Anxiety is common during pregnancy. But research shows that if anxiety turns to stress, it can affect the unborn baby.
Lisbon and its surrounds are playing host to a month-long puppet festival.
The latest version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, Bob Hoskins and Colin Firth has just
Thousands of Opel workers in Germany have downed tools and staged a protest over GM’s decision to abandon a Russian-backed rescue plan.
Mahmoud Abbas will not seek re-election as Palestian President. The announcement’s been made by an official from his PLO party’s executive
Fans of the tiny Trabant are hoping the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will lead to a resurgence of interest in the iconic car from
A new report on drug use in Europe shows that cocaine and heroin consumption are increasing. Production in countries like Peru has fallen, but
Thousands of commuters have been forced to find other ways of getting to work after a 24-hour strike by Belgian rail staff brought train services in
Both Israeli and Palestinian authorities could face a probe on war crimes following the December-January conflict in Gaza. During Israel’s assault
It may sound an unusual pairing – St Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum and London’s Saatchi Gallery, but these two players from opposite ends of
Inspired by the true stories of dozens of foreign photo-journalists who disappeared in Cambodia in the 1970s, The Road To Freedom will be released