"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."
Greece has ordered striking truck drivers to go back to work with fuel shortages starting to hurt the country.
The government says the third day of
Nine people have been injured in a suspected bomb attack at a church in southern Ukraine.
The explosion went off in the Orthodox Christian church
The UK’s role in Afghanistan is to be examined by the British Parliament’s defence committee.
Two inquiries will look at issues including continued
Deep rooted in Spain but also practised in Portugal, parts of France and Latin America, bullfighting’s origins can be traced back as far as the 8th
Anti-bullfighting campaigners are celebrating their victory in the Spanish region of Catalonia.
The regional parliament has voted to outlaw the
Hundreds of Fiat car workers have been protesting in a bid to save the company’s future in Italy.
The firm been holding talks in Turin with union
Just where does Turkey’s future lie?
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle in Istanbul, the city that crosses two continents, claims the future
Is it one of the best bargains ever made or just a stack of old fakes?
Experts believe a collection of glass negatives bought for around 30 euros
Two Italian water bomber planes are to be loaned to Portugal as the authorities battle a number of forest fires, mainly in the north of the
Japanese robot expo shows off new frontiers of robotic elderly care.
Smog covered Moscow on Wednesday as forest fires continue to burn.
The Russian capital has been wrapped in a grey haze for three days running as
Residents of Duisbourg (western Germany) place flowers and candles to mourn over Love Parade stampede victims.
A new heart scanner is giving doctors their clearest ever view inside the human body. The 3D high defination scanner allows surgeons at a hospital in
Immediately following the crash, relatives and friends of those on board the Islamabad bound flight swarmed ticket counters at the Pakistani
After Mumbai it was New Delhi’s turn to host a couture week, allowing fashionistas to enjoy India’s unique legacy of crafts, textiles and clothing in
At least six people have been killed in an explosion at a plastics factory in eastern China.
It happened in the city of Nanjing at 2:00 GMT on
Police in Pakistan say there are no survivors after a passenger plane crash near Islamabad.
Earlier reports from the scene had said at least five
South Korea and US hold a military exercise in the Sea of Japan.
Torrential rain caused massive floods in southern and central China.
In a controversial move, Spain’s Catalonia region has voted to outlaw bullfighting.
It is only the second region in the country to do so, following
The Theseus research programme brings scientists together to work on finding the best ways to protect Europe’s coastal environment.
A blanket of smog covered Moscow on Wednesday as forest fires raged for the third consecutive day.
The Russian capital has been wrapped in a grey
A passenger plane with 152 people on board has crashed near the Pakistani capital. The aircraft caught fire after the crash, making rescue efforts
A passenger plane with 152 people on board has crashed near the Pakistani capital.
Reports from the scene are sketchy but authorities were quoted
The Gulf of Mexico has been hit by another oil leak.
An oil well ruptured after it was struck by a dredging boat early on Tuesday, spewing crude
Fifteen active wildfires are raging in Portugal, with a force of 746 people currently fighting them.
Israeli authorities in the country’s southern Negev desert on Tuesday demolished a Bedouin village built on land residents identify as their property.
A passenger jet has crashed outside the Pakistani capital of Islambad with 152 people onboard.
The accident happened in the nearby Magalla Hills
The inquiry into the Freeport development in Portugal has decided that the prime minister, Jose Socrates, has no case to answer and all proceedings
The US Congress has approved funds to pay for his troop increase in Afghanistan.
But President Barack Obama is seeking to limit damage from the