"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."
Germany’s Labour Minister has rejected accusations of being “socially insensitive” after unemployed benefits were increased by five euros.
A slip of the tongue about oral sex by France’s former justice minister has created a storm on the internet.
Rachida Dati used the word “fellatio”
Europeans’ opinions on domestic violence against women are changing according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. It found an increase in awareness
More than five million young Europeans are looking for a job right now, lot of them short on experience or qualifications. What is the EU doing to
Devolving European power to national governments to decide policy on genetically modified organisms, GMOs… This could prove more difficult than
It is the latest twist in a French affair, but this time the saga could well and truly have been put to bed.
The City of Paris has dropped
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has said that he expects Europe’s economic recovery to continue at a moderate pace, but the
Whether for strategic, economic or ideological reasons successive Israeli governments have backed building and settlement expansion in the occupied
Afghan and NATO forces have launched a major offensive in a new bid to wrest control around the key southern city of Kandahar.
The Palestinian President has said he will not rush a decision on whether to abandon the Middle East peace talks after Israel allowed the West Bank
Israeli settlers have resumed building in the West Bank, defying warnings it may destroy peace talks with the Palestinians.
A 10-month construction
American filmmaker Zack Snyder is making his animation debut with “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole”, an epic fantasy about the
Donatella Versace’s spring-summer collection at Milan Fashion Week has been welcomed by critics as one of her best in recent years.
Police in Germany are increasing efforts to identify victims of a bus crash described as one of the country’s worst.
A total of 13 people died when
Supporters of President Hugo Chavez have celebrated their party’s majority in Venezuela’s parliamentary elections.
But their happiness soon turned
Shanghai-based Bright Food Group is reportedly looking at buying Britain’s United Biscuits from private equity firms Blackstone and PAI Partners
Pressure is mounting on Japan’s government and the country’s central bank to do more to prevent the economy from stalling as Japanese export growth
Gold has hit a record high of $1,300 an ounce in London while silver jumped to its best price in thirty years.
The reasons: the dollar, in which
Spyker – which owns Swedish car maker Saab – is reportedly talking with Germany’s BMW about buying parts and technology.
An announcement on a deal
Marbella has long been known as the capital of Spain’s “Costa del Crime”.
But justice may have caught up with former Mayors Julian Munoz and
Speculation is rife that David Milliband will leave Labour’s shadow cabinet after being narrowly defeated by his younger brother in the leadership
Israeli settlers have resumed building in the West Bank that could destroy peace talks with the Palestinians.
A 10-month building freeze expired
The world’s largest energy producer has been pressing ahead with lucrative deals with the world’s largest energy consumer.
Pirates have freed 12 Ukrainian crew members of a ship taken hostage off the coast of Somalia on Saturday.
The Greek-operated cargo ship was
Romania’s Interior Minister has resigned three days after a protest by police officers got out of hand.
Vasile Blaga’s exit comes after he
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has still been the dominant figure throughout his country’s parliamentary election.
Seen as a referendum on his
Early indications are that the party of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won a majority in the country’s parliamentary election.
At least 12 people have been killed and about 30 injured when a coach carrying tourists back to Poland crashed in Germany.
New, wider tubes have been brought in to reinforce the walls of the shaft leading down to the 33 miners who are stuck almost a kilometre underground