"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."
Not all those standing for office in Britain are strictly conventional.
Although the Official Monster Raving Loony Party might inspire some with
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has arrived in China to drum up economic and diplomatic support from the rogue state’s only major ally and trading
A vote recount that could alter who becomes Iraq’s next Prime Minister is underway, two months after the country’s disputed parliamentary
Hundreds of opposition protesters have clashed with police in the Egyptian capital of Cairo in the latest demonstration against President Hosni
The opening of a major UN conference to review the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has been overshadowed by the appearance of Iranian President
The Greek people have reacted with a mix of resignation and outrage to a painful new government austerity package in exchange for an EU/IMF loan
When Prime Minister George Papandreou met Greek President Karolos Papoulias to explain the so-called “pain-for-aid” deal with the EU and the IMF, the
The bosses of United Airlines and Continental Airlines have sealed an all-share merger deal worth 2.4 billion euros.
If approved by competition
Europe’s interest in this UK election is greater than usual. That is because of Conservative leader David Cameron’s pledge to put future proposals on
Monica and David are in love and are getting married. They also have Down’s Syndrome. The lead-up to their wedding is the subject of first time
A catastrophic chain of events has been triggered after an explosion ripped through the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform on 20 April, killing 11
Keep your eyes on the road; this basic rule takes on a whole new meaning in Berlin where researchers have developed a car that can be steered by
Germany’s government has given the green light for the concerted rescue plan for Greece. The parliament in Berlin will vote on whether or not to
Marilyn Monroe was many things to many people – cinematic icon, sex symbol and glamour queen – one thing she was not known for – until now – was her
The main UK party leaders have been targeting key seats three days before what looks like being one of the closest elections for years.
Continental and United Airlines have merged, creating the world’s biggest carrier.
Together they are set to take the top spot in global traffic
Clashes erupted when a small group of protesters tried to march on the Finance Ministry. Police were eventually able to drive them back, but not
A Pakistani man has been found guilty by an Indian court over his role in the deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008. 22 year old Mohammad Ajmal Qasab
The emergency aid for Greece has eased fears that the country will default on its sovereign debt.
But the package – the biggest ever given to a
The three main party leaders in the British election race are each targeting key marginal seats in a bid to win over crucial last minute support
A massive rust-coloured oil slick is now just 14 kilometres off the coast of the southern USA.
BP says it will be at least another week before they
Police investigating the failed attempt to detonate a car bomb in New York are looking for a white man seen in this security video. It was filmed
Shanghai Expo 2010 displays the weird and wonderful of the world.
Turin protesters mock Roman Catholic Church during pope visit.
Former communist rebels and their supporters launched a general strike in the Nepalese capital Katmandu on Sunday, following a rally demanding
Thailand’s prime minister said Sunday there were no plans to declare martial law despite growing demands the government take firmer measures to end
The filmmaker Roman Polanski has broken his long silence to lay out his case for why he should not be extradited from Switzerland to the U.S.
Continental and United Airlines are said to have agreed to merge creating the world’s biggest carrier.
Together they are set to take the top spot
President Barack Obama has visited Louisiana to review efforts to stem an oil slick which is threatening to the devastate coastlines along the Gulf