"Now the really exciting bit, we're passing between the atmosphere and the ring system of Saturn"
Head of Planetary Science, Mullard Space Science Laboratory
"When the first observations became available, then it really changed everything."
Professor of Astrophysics, University College London
"We will stand together in spite of oppression, terrorism"
"It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest"
Witness at Manchester concert blast
"Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process"
Former CIA Director
"The siege has stopped all forms of life in Gaza"
Mohamad Al Saiqaly
Student at Al Azhar University
"One of the main victories that Daech has reaped is to have strongly influenced the Brexit vote"
Terrorism researcher, Ecole Royale Militaire, Brussels
"(The agreement) moves our relationship with Apple from being adversaries in court to business partners"
Nokia's Chief Legal Officer
European shares closed lower though in thin year-end trade.
They declined after the European Central Bank forecast more bank writedowns in the
Bosses and former bosses at EADS, the parent company of planemaker Airbus, have been cleared by stock market regulators of insider trading and market
Irish airline Ryanair said it has pulled out of talks to buy as many as 200 aircraft from Boeing as they cannot agree price and contract terms
General Motors has said it will wind down operations at its loss-making Swedish unit after an attempt to sell it to small Dutch luxury carmaker
German corporate sentiment rose to its highest level in 17 months in December.
Results of the monthly survey of 7,000 firms by the Ifo economic
The Bank of Japan has held interest rates at 0.1 percent and said it will not tolerate zero inflation or falling prices.
In a statement the central
The faltering world climate conference has come up with a new draft text, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Copenhagen. Two weeks of talks
The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change.
In the Danish capital it appears that is the
New Europe-wide rules have been proposed giving bus passengers more rights essentially on longer national and crossborder trips. They bear some
One of the island nations living the climate drama most keenly is tiny Kiribati — in the central Pacific Ocean. The rising of the sea level because
Eighteen years of visa restrictions in the Balkans end tonight, as citizens of Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro get the right to travel freely in
Former French president Jacques Chirac has been placed under official investigation in a second corruption probe.
The move is a further blow to
One of the most poignant symbols of the Holocaust has been stolen. Overnight, the iron sign above the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp
Dozens of crews members are still missing after a cargo ship carrying livestock sank in a storm off the Lebanese coast.
Six bodies have been
China rebuffed criticism that it was partly to blame for the lack of progress in Copenhagen. Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is committed to meeting
The new Lisbon Treaty increases national parliaments’ involvement in the formation of European legislation. This has been hailed as a constructive
An exhibition in Brussels is bringing together the works of Chinese and Belgian contemporary artists.
‘The State of Things’ at the Bozar museum has
The French actress Isabelle Huppert was honoured for her achievement in world cinema at the European Film Award Ceremony at Bochum in Germany. She
In this edition of Talk Planet we asked Ragendra Pachauri, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change if he thought the Copenhagen
Rich and poor nations must work together and leave the Copenhagen climate summit with heads held high the Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da
The climate change summit is being accused of producing nothing but hot air, as two weeks of talks in Copenhagen stood on the brink of failure
The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s
December in Romania for those commemorating the 20th anniversary of a popular uprising is an emotional time. While few will admit regret over the
2010 is the “European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.” The key objectives are to raise awareness and renew the EU’s political
Can they make a difference? With hours to go to strike a deal on climate change, the pressure is mounting on world leaders to save the Copenhagen
A pre-Christmas cold snap has sparked chaos in parts of Europe, with misery for motorists struggling to get from A to B.
Snowfall snarled roads
The Western Sahara independence activist Aminatou Haidar has returned to her desert homeland, easing a diplomatic rift between Spain and Morocco