"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."
American R&B star Monica Denise Arnold is still coming to terms with the runaway success of her latest single. “Everything to Me” is the first
When scientists from South Africa made the trip to Grenoble in south eastern France recently, they brought with them a very special travelling
There is little doubt that the French film-maker Michel Gondry has a style all of his own – the movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is
The International Monetary Fund says the global economy has recovered from recession more quickly than anticipated.
The IMF said emerging countries
Grim predictions from Italy’s Fiat which expects car sales in Europe to fall 15 percent this year with the end of government incentives.
Mixed jobs news in the UK. The numbers of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell by nearly 33,000 in March, that was three times more than
Talks that could last for weeks are underway between Greece and EU and International Monetary Fund officials.
They are intended to work out details
PSA Peugeot Citroen has posted a 27.5 percent rise in first-quarter revenues at 14 billion euros.
The French carmaker also said it expected to make
Danish singer Mads Langer and his girlfriend managed to beat the travel chaos… by taking a taxi to Copenhagen all the way from Rome where they were
Ukraine has struck a deal with Russia to cut gas import prices by 30 per cent, heralding a new era of warmer ties between the two countries.
‘Act of God’ will not wash with the European Commission. Even though the volcanic ash eruption over much of Europe was the work of nature, Brussels
As the aviation industry counts the financial cost of the ash cloud calamity thousands of flights have been taking to the skies over Europe.
The ousted leader of Kzrgyzstan speaking in exile from Belarus has insisted that he remains president of the central Asian country.
China holds national day of mourning for the victims of an earthquake which struck the western province of Qinghai.
Former president of the international Olympic committee Juan Antonio Samaranch has died at the age of 89 of cardio-respiratory failure.
He had been
Thailand’s Red Shirt protesters have said they would hold indirect talks with the government to avoid further clashes with security
Seventy-five per cent of flights are expected to operate in the skies over Europe today but with so many aircraft having been grounded by the pall
As Europe takes to the skies again, down on the ground Iceland’s farmers fight with the fallout from last week’s volcanic eruption.
Poland’s acting President Bronislaw Komorowski has called the date of his country’s presidential election for June 20.
The vote is taking place
China is holding a national day of mourning today for the victims of a powerful earthquake .
The quake struck the western province of Qinghai a
When it’s not covered with clouds of volcanic ash, Europe’s airspace looks like it is covered by a swarm of insects. Around 30 thousand aircraft a
British navy ship leaves for home with troops and some tourists on board.
Discovery finally lands after crossing US heartland.
Several hundred rescuers are on the alert around the clock to raise the alarm due to the risk of flooding in Iceland.
Slovak couple marries at taiwanese hotel after unable to fly home due to ash.
Humanitarian aid deliveries to victims of a devastating quake in a remote Tibetan region risk being hampered by bad weather, as the death toll rises
In Kyrgyzstan 300 troops have been deployed in a bid to stamp out ethnic violence. The latest clashes have claimed the lives of five villagers on the
A flight from Vancouver landed at London Heathrow airport marking the reopening of all of Britain’s airspace for the first time since last
The first flight landed in Belgium as the aerial lockdown started to ease. And as the skies in Europe took on a more familiar sight questions and
The Icelandic volcano continues to spit out its ash though now, say experts, with less intensity. There is not as much force behind the eruptions