"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."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she is to nominate Christian Wulff as the country’s new president. Wulff, 50, is the current leader of
Fury and defiance hit the streets of Ankara as Turkish demonstrators showed solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the actions of the
Carbon Expo in Cologne is the global trade fair for companies buying and selling CO2 emissions. Although emissions trading is largely for firms
There is no time to relax for European businesses as changes in the world economic game bring new players to the fore.
That is the message from
As finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 countries hold meetings in the South Korean city of Busan, there seemed to be little chance
It is being described by authorities as a “significant step forward”.
BP has succeeded in cutting through a ruptured oil pipe in the Gulf of
The international ratings agency Fitch has cut BP’s rating from AA+ to AA because of higher risks that it might default on its debt due to increased
Despite growing worries of euro zone countries’ finances, the region’s dominant services sector, continues to grow.
The latest survey of
Genetic engineers Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) have become famous by splicing together the DNA of different animals to create amazing
When Moroccan rapper Don Bigg calls on his audience to turn up the volume, they do just that…
Don Bigg and jazzman Omar Sosa play together at the
A man has entered the main court in Brussels armed with a gun and shot a judge and her clerk dead.
The man, who Belgian police believe to be an
It may not be the real thing, but they want it to seem as realistic as possible.
In Moscow, six people have made their farewells before embarking
Mourners in Istanbul have paid their last respects to eight of the nine activists shot dead during the Israeli raid on an aid convoy.
Greece is in the grip of the latest strike called in protest at the government’s austerity plan, a 24-hour stoppage by transport workers that has
Is Iran working on the nuclear bomb? In Israel, people are afraid it is. The Israelis are preparing for a worst-case-scenario with large-scale civil
England’s soccer team arrive at Johannesburg Airport with the start of the World Cup just eight days away.
World Cycle ball, also know as cycle soccer or “radball’, is a curious sport. The biggest difference with football is no one allowed to touch the
In the furnace of Middle Eastern politics, the relationship between Israel and Turkey often catches the eye.
Commercial interests play a big part
Emergency teams in Guatemala are struggling to get aid through to remote areas hit by Tropical Storm Agatha, which has caused hundreds of deaths
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with John Malkovich and Martin Haselböck.
“The Infernal Comedy” is the autobiography of Austrian serial killer Jack Unterweger performed on stage.
Unterweger was imprisoned for murder but
It has been revealed the gunman who killed 12 people and then shot himself in Britain had been a licenced gun holder for 20 years.
Activists arrested on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla have spoken of their ordeal after being deported by Israeli authorities to Turkey.
Dalvik, in the north of Iceland, is a fishing port which supplies fish to destinations all over Europe including France.
We follow a batch of cod
Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and Wolverine all join forces at Madame Tussauds in London.
After six weeks of failures to block the well or divert the oil, BP had mounted its latest attempt, using robotic machines to carve into the twisted
Although a manned mission to Mars is decades away, researchers are to begin an experiment to prepare for the 18-month trip.
An all-male crew is
The Arab League is ask the United Nations that the Security Council calls on Israel to lift its blockade of Gaza.
The 22-member body of Arab