"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."
Russia and Belarus seem to have settled their gas pricing and fee dispute, at least for the moment. It erupted last weak when Russia started to
Improving air transport, what to do about it: Europarliamentarians Isabelle Durant and Dominique Baudis — Belgian Green on the one hand, and French
The gas war being fought out between Belarus and Russia has led to supplies being reduced to several European nations. At least it’s the summer, so
Germany’s highest civil court has delivered a landmark ruling supporting assisted suicide. The Federal Court of Justice was hearing an appeal by a
G8 leaders have arrived in Huntsville in Canada where they are holding talks ahead of the larger G20 gathering in Toronto this weekend.
Michael Jackson fans around the world have gathered to mark the first anniversary of their idol’s death. In Los Angeles, dozens gathered outside the
Severe deflation continues to add to the uncertainty over Japan’s economy. The narrowest measure of consumer inflation – which excludes food and
Belgium, revered for its chocolate, chips and beer, but less for its internal political stability, takes on the rotating presidency of the European
Lawmakers in Washington have agreed a historic overhaul of US financial regulations – the most sweeping change in those rules since the
Pernod Ricard has said it will increase its cash dividend to shareholders for the current financial year. The interim cash dividend of 61 euro cents
The third outing in the Twilight Saga franchise hits screens this summer and is bound to please fans. All the regulars are there, acting out another
The Paris Men’s Fashion Week showcases spring-summer collections for next year.
Jean Paul Gaultier chose to show his new designs in a Turkish
There is a general strike in Italy today, called by the country’s biggest union in protest at the national austerity plan.
Hundreds of Romanians have been demonstrating against their government’s austerity measures. They marched on the presidential palace in Bucharest
A statue of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin has been taken down from the central square of his home town, Gori, in Georgia. The operation was completed
Reaction to defending World Champions Italy’s World Cup departure has been vitriolic. “Shame” screamed one headline while others invoked the black of
In Italy, the centre-right government of Silvio Berlusconi is watching turnout for today’s general strike, called by the country’s largest union
Greece’s anti-terrorist brigade is investigating a parcel bomb attack at the interior ministry in Athens overnight.
The head of the Interior
Security is tight and nerves are jittery ahead of the G8 and G20 summits in Canada. Thousands of police have been deployed to protect the two sites
It has been one year since the singer Michael Jackson died, and fans have been paying tribute to the Prince of Pop. Several gathered at his star on
What started out twenty years ago as a grassroots movement to collect rubbish in the villages of Mali has turned into a successful NGO helping women
The Air Show of Berlin, the oldest exhibition of its kind, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
The show, which takes place every two years
A 23-year-old Frenchman has been handed a five month suspended jail sentence for hacking into President Barack Obama’s Twitter account. Francois
Michael Jackson died one year ago:
- the memorial concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles – Michael Jackson’s funeral – the best tributes from
The best of Michael Jackson‘s life and career. Check out Michael Jackson’s performances from The Jackson Five to his last rehearsals for the ‘This is
Thousands of people demonstrated in Paris in the largest demonstration of 2010 to protest at government plans to hike the retirement age by two years
Paraguay fans celebrating in Polokwane, their team qualified to the next round despite the 0 – 0 match vs New Zealand.
The Chinese yuan has risen to its strongest level against the U.S. dollar in the currency’s modern era.
Shortly after opening in China, the dollar
Russia and Belarus have settled a dispute over gas, which threatened supply to the rest of Europe. With each of the countries accusing the other of
Toronto police have arrested a man near the G20 summit site whose car contained suspicious items. The fifty-three year old was stopped a block away