"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."
British designer Vivienne Westwood held her Anglomania Spring Summer 2010 show in the car park of the London department store, Selfridges.
For many the year 1989 is known as the year of the miracle. The fall of the Berlin Wall was the culmination of months or, depending on your point of
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he has no intention of calling an early election after the speaker of the Senate warned he may have to
The World Cup qualifying play-off between Algeria and Egypt will undoubtedly go down in the footballing annals, but for the wrong reasons.
Supermarket chain Ahold is planning to cut its costs by more than 350 million euros over the next three years.
The Dutch company announced that as
What is believed to be the biggest credit card recall ever in Europe is underway in Germany after the theft of card users details from a payment
EU and Russian officials have called their latest annual summit “the best yet”. The European Union reiterated support for its powerful trade
Four pleasure boats seized by US authorities from swindler Bernard Madoff and his right-hand man, Frank DiPascali, have sold for 1.3 million euros at
The expansion of Gilo in Jerusalem is widening the divide between Israelis and Palestinians.
The Jewish neighbourhood was built on land Israel
Construction of new homes in the US unexpectedly tumbled in October to the lowest level in six months.
Housing starts fell 10.6 percent indicating
Gold prices have hit a record high as the dollar slumped against a basket of currencies to its lowest level in 15 months.
Gold rallied to its
Barack Obama has arrived in South Korea on the last leg of his visit to Asia.
North Korea’s refusal to engage in nuclear disarmament talks is
Pressure is mounting on Europe’s leaders to do more to get women into the EU – one day before two of the bloc’s top jobs are decided.
Iraq’s vital upcoming parliamentary poll has been thrown in to doubt after one of its vice presidents vetoed an important electoral law.
Italy’s Ferrero and US-based Hershey have confirmed they are reviewing options for a possible bid for Cadbury.
However analysts and investors
The foreign minister of Spain is formally a candidate for European Union diplomatic high representative. Miguel Angel Moratinos has already served
Former Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik is one of the contenders to become the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security
With only six months to go before a general election in the UK, today’s Queen’s Speech has been viewed as the most political in 12 years
Police have confirmed a second lithograph by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch was stolen earlier this year.
The news that The Breaking Away’ is now
Suicides in the US army are set to hit a new high this year, according to a top American general.
The number of active-duty soldiers to take
After his historic trip to China US President Barack Obama heads to South Korea, the final stop on his tour of the region.
Some protesters will
The Queen’s speech has unofficially signalled the start of the UK’s election campaign.
Gordon Brown set out his policy for the last ever time
Europe and Russia will be hoping they can press the political and economic reset button today as summit in Stockholm gets underway.
Israel’s plans to build a further 900 homes in the Gilo settlement has triggered a fresh rift with Washington whose response has been forthright
The EU and Russia will seek to rebuild economic and political ties today at a summit in Stockholm.
Relations have been strained by Moscow’s war
In Spain, a vigil which lasted 47 days by family and friends of a Basque owned fishing boat hijacked by Somali pirates has ended in relief
Violence erupted on the streets of central Athens on Tuesday night with up to 13 policemen reportedly injured, one seriously.
Hundreds of youths
Angel Merkel’s new coalition is facing its first test over a who will head a museum depicting the plight of Germans forced out of eastern Europe