"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."
‘Nimb’ is a restaurant in Copenhagen that claims to be fit for the decision-makers and leaders at the climate summit. Respecting the environment is a
Banks will have to boost the amount of funds they set aside under proposals by a body which guides global financial regulation.
The Basel Committee
The collapse of British airline Flyglobespan has left 4,500 people stranded at holiday destinations in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Egypt.
The US Senate Banking Committee has approved the nomination of Ben Bernanke for a second four-year term as head of the country’s central bank.
Deutsche Bank is reportedly interested in bidding for commodities trading company RBS Sempra and a source said talks were already
Standard & Poor’s said the fiscal measures just announced are unlikely to lead to a “sustainable” reduction of the crisis hit country’s public
In spite of objections to an urgent alternative approach in Copenhagen, the European Union called for an immediate extraordinary meeting of “the main
The prospect of no deal emerging from Copenhagen is dismaying. But delegates say they have for the last few days been confronted by no-less dismaying
The people of the Transylvanian town of Timisoara are today celebrating the 20th anniversary of demonstrations that started the 1989 Romanian
December the 20th 1989 and a huge cry of freedom rises up from the immense crowd gathered in Opera Square in the Romanian city of Timisoara.
The conference chamber in Copenhagen stood empty again on Thursday as hopes for a a strong climate change deal grew ever more remote.
Italy’s Prime Minister has called for calm on leaving hospital amid tight security, four days after being attacked at a rally in Milan.
It is 20 years since the Romanian revolution that led to the overthrow of the Communist government. To mark that, this year’s DocumFest Film Festival
As tens of thousands of environmentalists gathered in Copenhagen, floating plastic bubbles filled the National Gallery of Denmark as part of an art
Today’s question on Talk Planet is all about business and the environment.
We asked Richard Branson whether we would have to choose between the
Acupuncture is now an established means of treating pain, but not everyone likes the thought of all those needles. Acupuncture with a low-energy
British Airways is set to fly over Christmas after all, after the High Court blocked a planned 12-day strike by cabin crew.
Staff had been due to
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an empassioned appeal to all the countries represented at the Climate Conference in Copenhagen.
The Danish Prime Minister has dropped plans which could have broken the deadlock at the climate summit in Copenhagen. Lars Lokke Rasmussen had been
Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has been discharged from hospital. After being attacked at a rally in Milan on Sunday night, the premier
British Airways are expecting a high court ruling today on the legality of proposed strikes. Lawyers for the airline are arguing that ballot papers
“Official” Santa Claus from Finland meets and greets children in Japan.
Environmentalists kept up their pressure well into the evening in central Copenhagen after a day of protests outside the climate conference hall and
Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has spent a fourth night in hospital where he is recovering from an assault that left him with a fractured
Romanians in the city of Timisoara paid homage last night to the fighters who took to the streets twenty years ago sparking the revolution that swept
They called it “Earth Hour”. “An hour for the planet”. While inside the struggle to reach agreement went on, outside they gathered for a symbolic
Switzerland says it is to freeze a double tax agreement with France signed last August – the latest twist in a Franco-Swiss financial dispute.
The president of Eurojust has resigned only hours after it was announced he had been suspended for a month pending inquiries into corruption