"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."
David Cameron became the UK’s new prime minister on Tuesday evening after he accepted Queen Elizabeth’s invitation to form a new government.
Toyota returned to profit in the financial year just ended despite the cost of recalls for more than eight million vehicles due to safety
Portugal Telecom has been explaining why it rejecting a bid by Spain’s Telefonica for its 50 percent stake in Brazil’s largest mobile phone operator
Madrid’s stock market index demonstrated the uncertainty in the financial markets about whether a massive emergency package intended to stabilise the
European utilities are sticking to their profit forecasts for this year.
Germany’s E.ON, which is the world’s largest utility in terms of sales
The volcanic ash cloud travel disruption bill continues to mount.
Europe’s biggest holiday firm TUI Travel said it had to cancel over 170,000
On 27-29 May a network of around 2,000 political and corporate leaders, and civil society activists, will gather in Rio de Janeiro for the third
Monkeys will still be at our mercy but chimpanzees and gorrillas will soon have legal protection in Europe against being used in biological
An emergency EU aid package for weak euro zone members has come at a price.
In return, Spanish Economy Minister Elena Salgado was put under
In more attacks on girl’s schools in Afghanistan 30 pupils and teachers have been taken to hospital after suspected use of poison gas.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in Washington for a four-day visit to his government’s leading backer, and the supplier of national security.
World and European markets dipped in the wake of big gains following the emergency deal put together to stop the eurozone debt crisis from spreading
The Pope has said the abuse of children by priests shows that the greatest threat to Catholicism comes from ‘sin within the church’‘
Korean film The Housemaid (aka Hanyo) is in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. A steamy love triangle, it tells the story of how an
Liz McComb is an African American gospel diva, who originally came from a large family in Mississippi. Her father died when she little and her
The eruption in Eyjafjallajokull, in central southern Iceland continues unabated Tuesday. The plume from the volcano rises several kilometers into
Anti-Préval protests over government’s handling of post-quake crisis.
Tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma killing five people, and injured dozens more blew cars off highways, toppled homes and sent baseball-size hail
Flights were grounded in southern and central Spain, Morocco, Portugal and the Canary Islands as the ash cloud from Iceland swept across the Iberian
After days of discussions and compromises, Conservative party leader David Cameron is growing increasingly impatient.
He issued what sounded like
European markets have fallen in early trading after yesterday´s bumper highs in the wake of the massive bailout to protect the single currency
Police in Haiti have broken up violent protests calling for the country’s President Rene Preval to step down.
There were ugly scenes in Port au
The favourite in the Filipino presidential election Benigno Aquino has moved closer to victory after one of his main rivals conceded defeat
More than half the world’s population already lives in cities, and that trend is going to continue, putting a high demand on energy and
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets survivors and relatives of victims of last weekend’s Siberian coal mine disaster.
He ordered a detailed
The most heavily wounded of the recent blasts in the Siberian Raspadskaya mine, in the Kemerovo region, have been transported to hospitals in the
The Dutch city of Apeldoorn on Sunday marked the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation by paying homage to
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has launched a new campaign promoting safe maintenance in the workplace. How can companies avoid
All the economic sectors of the EU are engaged in the bloc’s goal to reduce carbon emissions by 20% by the year 2020. What role can agriculture play