"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."
Astronauts on the International Space Station will have to wait a little longer for fresh supplies, as the most they saw of today’s supply ship was a
It’s going to have to fix an engine fault on more than a quarter of million vehicles worldwide.
Mostly they are cars in its luxury brand Lexus
Hundreds of Pakistani protesters have taken to the streets of Lahore demanding a crackdown against militants after a deadly suicide blast in the
The number of people registered as without a job in Spain fell for the third straight month in June. It was down by 2.1 percent from May.
China’s economy grew last year even faster than previously thought.
The National Bureau of Statistics in Beijing has just revised upwards 2009’s
The number of people in work in the US fell in June for the first time this year with payrolls dropping by 125,000.
However the figures were
Europeans are sizzling in scorching temperatures as a heatwave hits the continent ahead of the summer holidays. The Belgian capital of Brussels saw
Transport authorities in Moscow have been forced to do a u-turn after traffic gridlock paralysed the only route to one of the capital’s main
Christan Wulff was sworn in as Germany’s new president on Friday, two days after being elected by lawmakers. But victory for Chancellor Angela
Raising awareness about human trafficking is the aim of a new campaign by the United Nations. The victims are extremely likely to be women and
Just as the summer holiday season revs up, Belgium takes European centre stage. The transitional government has met the entire complement of European
Belgium is famous for fine beers but Armand Ell’s wine has also garnered praise since he started growing it in a public park in Brussels more than 35
The French sociologist Alain Touraine recently chaired a Council of Europe session on Islamophobia. He was awarded the Prince of Asturias prize for
Jazz at Vienne, one of France’s most important music festivals, celebrates its 30th birthday this year with an eclectic programme highlighting the
These young dancers are from the Dance Factory in Johannesburg. Some started on the streets but, thanks to the school and its director Suzanne le
Adili Wuxor, dubbed China’s tightrope prince by the Chinese media, secures his sixth Guinness record after spending sixty days above the ground in
It is the final day of campaigning in Poland’s presidential election and both candidates have been busy.
The ruling Civic Platform’s Bronislaw
The “Zagreb Shopping Night” event try to draw the attention of Zagreb’s citizens and visitors and to lure them back to the downtown shopping
The Japan Expo, a major event introducing Japan’s popular culture in Europe, takes place each year on the outskirts of Paris. The expo highlights
The annual high-heel race in Madrid, Spain, drew a mixed crowd to watch as competitors tottered towards the possible 400-euro first prize. The race
One of the most ferocious battles between the Australian government and its biggest industry has been brought to an end.
A super tax on the mining
A giant skimmer has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico to help with the oil spill clean-up, despite bad weather playing havoc with containment efforts
Turkey has told Israel what it must do to mend ties damaged after the recent storming of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.
Turkey says Israel must
At least five people have been killed in Afghanistan after Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a US aid company in the north of the country
Queen Elizabeth was on Parliament Hill in Ottawa for 143th Canada Day celebrations.
Hundreds of devotees packed one of Pakistan’s most popular shrines on the busiest night of the week.
Then a suicide bomber struck and panic took
Italian journalists have led protests in Rome and 31 other Italian cities against a new anti-wiretap law.
Journalists say the law is too sweeping
Naomi Campbell has been ordered to testify at the war crimes trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor.
Prosecutors say the supermodel was
Barack Obama has signed what are the United States’ toughest ever sanctions against Iran.
Iran has so far ignored the US president’s offer of a