"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."
A compilation of the most memorable moments and images, with the first miner to emerge, the joy of the reunited families, and more…
Chileans all over the world followed the miner’s drama. In their embassy in Madrid some of the 60,000 registered Chilean expatriates in Spain
The EU’s energy commissioner has diluted a proposal that deepwater oil drilling be temporarily banned. The UK had voiced strong opposition.
Put money on a horse, play online blackjack, bet on football… How to do this in a sector in which many different rules apply has been the focus of
The presenter for Australian television Network Nine was one of many around the world happy to report on the human drama in Chile that turned out
The celebrations in Copiapó continued long into daylight.
The plight of the trapped miners has captured the imagination of the world. But the
The Paris Opera has opened its season with a homage to French choreographer Roland Petit, featuring three ballets including “The young man and death”.
“You will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” is out now, featuring a top-notch cast including Naomi Watts, Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins, in his first
A long-awaited and controversial project is underway in the US – the use of embryonic stem cells in the treatment of human beings. The first
The mine rescue in Chile has revealed a technical prowess and national pride that has gone some way to repay the miners and their families for their
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales also visited the San Jose mine to celebrate the freedom of a man from his country.
Carlos Mamani is a machine
Researchers in Australia are hoping the recent discovery of a highly fluorescent coral could help in the fight against cancer. Discovered in the Lord
The new leader of Britain’s Labour party, Ed Miliband, has crossed swords with the Conservative leader David Cameron for the first time in
The government of Hong Kong has moved to head off a property price bubble.
It has promised to increase the housing supply and will restrict a
From the claustrophobic darkness of a hot humid underground cave, to the blaze of a battery of camera lights and a worldwide audience of
Commuters in France are once again facing delays, as bus and rail workers embark on a second day of industrial action in protest against the proposed
Euro zone industrial production was stronger than expected in August and July’s figure was revised upwards slightly.
The EU’s statistics agency
The number of Britons claiming jobless benefits rose for the second month running in September.
The Office for National Statistics said the total
Demand will keep rising as the global economy expands but the increase in fuel consumption will be lower next year than it has been in 2010.
There were celebrations outside London’s High Court on Wednesday as a judge ruled on the sale of Liverpool football club.
Delighted fans mobbed
Five charred bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed into a mountain east of the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Iran’s President Ahmadinejad has received a tumultuous welcome at the start of his visit to Lebanon which has highlighted western fears about
The remarkable rescue of the trapped Chilean miners continues after it was interrupted briefly so engineers could make repairs to the Phoenix rescue
Thirty-year-old Osmán Araya was the sixth Chilean miner to be rescued.
As the rescue of the Chilean miners continued, the second man up, Mario Sepulveda, amazed rescuers by appearing to be in perfect physical and metal
As the first miners began to emerge from their underground prison the mining town of Copiapó exploded with relief and joy.
The plight of the
It was an extraordinary moment when Florencio Avalos emerged from the “Fenix 2” rescue capsule after 69 days trapped underground.
He was greeted at
See the extraordinary moment when Florencio Avalos emerged from the “Fenix 2” rescue capsule after 69 days trapped underground. One hour later
Eighteen people died in central Poland after a van carrying fruit pickers collided head-on with a truck.
Opposition to French pension reforms has been boosted by the biggest street protests yet. Unions estimate that up to three and a half million people