"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."
The latest preparations for reforming Europe’s agriculture include consulting the public. How can EU farming be fairer and greener?
In 2001, the European Union began a programme to bolster the region’s biodiversity by 2010. Despite enormous efforts, it has not achieved its aims
Twenty-five years after the British record producer Paul Hardcastle had a massive hit with his anti-war anthem ‘19’ he has re-worked the classic to
New York is being invaded by insects, courtesy of a new show by the Cirque du Soleil.
The spectacle, OVO, brings together acrobatics and dance to
British scientists believe they have identified why some prostate cancer cells are more aggressive than others.
It is the most common male cancer
Regulators in Germany and the UK are considering whether to take legal action against New York based investment bank Goldman Sachs after it was
Britain is deploying three Royal Navy warships, including the aircraft carrier Ark Royal to bring home UK citizens stranded abroad by the closure of
The number of foot passengers arriving at the French port of Calais has surged from a daily average of 800 up to 12,000 in the past five days.
Iraq’s al Qaeda leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri and the purported head of an affiliate group Abu Omar al-Baghdadi have been killed.
Their deaths were
The 19th of April, 2005. The white smoke billowed out and Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger becomes Pope Benedict XVI.
In the five years since that day
More than a month after Iraq’s inconclusive election, votes cast in Baghdad will be recounted, raising the chance of a reversal in the results.
The European agreement on reducing flying shutdowns came after the 27 EU transport ministers and representatives of the air transport industry had
Europe’s transport ministers have spent the day thrashing out an agreement to reduce the size of the no-fly zone currently in place.
It comes amid
A build-up of glass has been found in the engine of a Nato F-16 fighter jet after it flew through an unidentified section of European
Toyota has confirmed it will pay a record fine to US safety regulators over accusations the Japanese carmaker knowingly delayed a massive recall
Tired, fed-up and looking for plan B.
It is the same desperate story at airports in the four corners of the world.
Charlie McKinney had no idea
Talks between Greek officials and teams from the European Central Bank, the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund are now not
The economic impact of the flight restrictions because of the Islandic volcanic ash cloud has been massive.
Businesses that are dependent on fast
What now for peace talks in Cyprus?
Concerns have been expressed at Turkish Cypriot nationalist Dervis Eroglu’s election triumph. A staunch backer
Philips Electronics has reported first-quarter earnings well above the most optimistic forecasts.
Net profit was 201 million euros compared with a
Almost 7 million passengers are currently stranded at 313 airports around the world. In Hong Kong, European nationals desperate to get home have
Jubilant scenes greeted Pope Benedict XVI when he became head of the Catholic Church five years ago. Today, on the anniversary of his papacy, there
Turkey will keep on urging Cypriot leaders to continue peace talks for a permanent solution in Cyprus says Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip
Iceland’s erupting Eyjafjallajokull volcano has today sent further strong tremors through the surrounding countryside.
The ash plume which has
EU transport ministers are to hold video-conference talks on easing air travel restrictions.
As the crisis caused by the drifting cloud of
The Eruption in glacier Eyjafjallajokull remained stable overnight. The volcanic plume has reached a height of 6-9 km drifting to the south.
Poland’s late President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria will be buried in the cathedral crypt at Wawel Royal Castle in Poland’s southern city of
Pope Benedict meets young people in Malta on the second day oh his visit to the island.