"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."
At least 15 people are now said to have been killed in a stampede at the annual Love Parade at Duisburg in western Germany. The crush injured
It is one of the world’s most famous pilgrimages, attracting tens of thousands of people each year.
For some it is about renewing one’s faith
There are reports that at least ten people have died in a stampede at the annual Love Parade at Duisburg in western Germany. About another 15 are
The body of a child found in a mountainous area of southern Spain has been identified as that of a German boy who had been missing for several
A sensational cover story that says priests in Rome are leading double lives on the city’s gay scene is the latest scandal to hit the Roman Catholic
A whale surprised a couple whale-watching off Cape Town when it jumped up and landed on their boat.
The stress test system that gave most European banks a clean bill of health has been called into question.
Only seven of the continent’s
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has hit out at his traditional ally Dmitry Medvedev, accusing Russia’s president of being a “spokesman” for the “enemies of
Four American soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack in southern Afghanistan.
There are few details of the incident. But it brings the total
Fire in the suburbs of Lisbon on Thursday evening.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in a coffee shop in Milan.
One person killed and at least 42 injured in the derailment of a tourist train between Lax and Fiesch in canton Valais, Switzerland, on Friday.
More than eighty ships with over 3,000 crew members are in Aalborg, Denmark after sailing from Antwerp in the first leg of the Tall Ship Races.
Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international demonstrators clashed with Israeli security forces in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Friday
Thousands of soldiers clean up oil slick, one week after Chinese oil pipeline explosion.
Semi-naked protesters demand protection for animals and environment after Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Around 200 Magellan penguins, most of them dead and others badly contaminated by oil, washed up on the shores of Uruguay’s coast this week.
With Tropical Storm Bonnie’s arrival imminent, BP has suspended its operations to deal with the US oil spill.
Ships captains on site were deciding
Robert John Burck better known as the Naked Cowboy, is an American busker. He’s performing in New York City’s Times Square wearing only cowboy boots
The Committee of European Banking Supervisors has released the results of stress tests on 91 European lenders.
Just seven of them failed and the
It looks like business as usual on the border despite the dispute between Colombia and Venezuela.
The military may be present. But pedestrians and
The results from the EU’s stress tests on its banks are being seen as positive, even if doubts about the rigour of them have been expressed.
Fiat workers in Turin walked out on Friday for two hours to protest against the Italian car giant’s plans to shift some of its production to Serbia
NATO will once again have Russian cooperation, nearly two years after the breakdown of relations.
Moscow withdrew support from the military
A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of 102 people charged with plotting to overthrow the government in 2003.
Footage on Friday night showed
A team of international experts will investigate the Israeli raid on a flotilla bound for Gaza. The UN Human Rights Council has appointed the
As tropical storm Bonnie bears down on the Gulf of Mexico, BP has pulled out its flotilla of relief ships dealing with the Deepwater oil spill, and