"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."
It’s Europe Day at the World Expo in China’s business capital Shanghai.
For the first time at a World Fair outside of EU borders, the European
With markets gripped by fear of Greece’s economic woes spreading across the eurozone, EU finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to thrash out how
Russia has marked victory over Nazi Germany 65 years ago with a military parade in central Moscow.
President Dmitry Medvedev looked on at what has
David Cameron’s Conservatives are locked in intense negotiations with the Liberal Democrats with the view to forming Britain’s next government.
Thousands of European air travellers again find themselves stranded because of Icelandic volcanic ash.
Up to 500 flights have had to be cancelled
All eyes are on the German state of North Rhine – Westphalia this Sunday. It is the first test of Angela Merkel’s six-month old government, and an
For the first time in 18 months Israel and the Palestinians are talking to each other, even if the US’s envoy George Mitchell will be bearing the
A plume of volcanic ash is once again causing misery for some European air travellers.
The cloud is drifting from Iceland across southern Europe
The first referendum on Angela Merkel’s first six months is taking the form of a big state election in Germany today. 13.5 million people in North
Nato troops have marched for the first time across Moscow’s Red Square as Russia marks the 65th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany.
With BP’s attempt to plug the Deepwater Horizon hole stalled for the moment the world is coming to Louisiana’s rescue.
The EU, UN, and 14
It is just too dangerous to continue rescue attempts at the Raspadskaia mine disaster, which has already cost at least 11 lives.
Greek protesters in Athens’ streets against austerity measures
Gay parade in Lithuania against homophobia
Young Palestinian women starting 1,500 metres race, during the Al-Aqsa athletics championship at Gaza City soccer stadium.
Oil giant BP has hit a snag in its efforts to trap oil at a blown out Gulf of Mexico well.
Ice-like crystals known as hydrates have formed inside
Britain’s three major party leaders appeared in public together on Saturday for Victory in Europe day commemorations.
But in private, intense
The European Commission and EU finance ministers are meeting today to finalise the details of a financial support mehcanism aimed at shoring up the
At least 12 miners have been killed and 40 injured in a methane blast at the largest underground coal mine in Russia.
Some 64 miners are still
Airports in northern Spain were due to begin operating again this morning after abrasive ash blowing south from Iceland’s volcano forced them to
Walter Mixa of Augsburg has become the first Bishop in the Pope’s native Germany to resign in the wave of sexual abuse scandals to hit the Roman