"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."
Russia and NATO will agree to explore ways to cooperate on a missile defence system at a summit this week that will lead to an improvement in
Since 2007, the Lux Prize for Cinema awarded by the Members of the European Parliament has been casting an annual spotlight on Europe’s cultural
When you open a bank account, book an airline ticket, ask for a loyalty card, or just share pictures online that involves giving out your personal
NATO and Europe is at heart a strategic partnership and the Atlantic alliance sees its relations with the European Union as critical. Strong European
Four ministers resigned from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s government on Monday, increasing the risk that his coalition will collapse
The world’s top bankers are gathered at Euro Finance Week in Frankfurt this week where they have been hearing tough talk about letting financial
An estimated two to three million Muslims have gathered at Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage.
The hill is where
Is there something wrong with European entrepreneurship? Can it survive globalisation?
Two prominent non-European personalities explore these
At least 40 people have died after a skyscraper caught fire in the Chinese city of Shanghai on Monday.
Officials say more than 90 people have been
Despite question marks over her leadership, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected as head of the Christian Democrats in Karlsruhe
Spanish actor and director Antonio Banderas has added another string to his bow – photography. His first exhibition has just opened at the Cervantes
John Malkovich was among the stars who attended the awards ceremony of the 2010 edition of Estoril Film Festival.
It was 33 years ago that Princess Leia appeared as a hologram in Star Wars to plead for help. Now at the University of Arizona science fiction is on
One of China’s biggest carmakers – Shanghai Automotive – is reportedly to invest in General Motors.
GM’s shares go on sale in an initial public
Greece’s Prime Minister George Papandreou has warned that Germany’s tough stance on banks and bond markets sharing the pain of any euro zone country
The European Central Bank’s Vice President Vitor Constancio has said EU aid would be available for Ireland’s banking sector or the state itself if
The euro zone managed a trade surplus in September in contrast to August’s five billion euro trade deficit.
The European Union’s statistics office
For the last two and a half years NATO and Russia have been striving to warm their relations. Ahead of the Lisbon summit that process seems to be
At least theree people have died after widespread flooding hit Belgium over the weekend.
Although the weather situation is said to be easing
The morning after the night before and France woke up to a new government on Monday after a long-awaited resuffle by President Nicolas Sarkozy
China is living further and further beyond its environmental means and the implications are global. That is the stark warning from the Worldwide Fund
Greece’s ruling Socialists have won the second round of a regional vote amid ongoing austerity measures and an EU-IMF economy audit.
The party of
A Serbian film about teenaged skateboarders addicted to hip-hop and performing wild stunts has picked up the best film award at the Estoril film
Eight people have died after a skyscraper caught fire in the Chinese city of Shanghai on Monday.
The 30-storey building was being renovated when it
How could Hitler’s henchmen have found a “safe haven” in the United States?
Full transparency is being demanded after a secret report revealed
Pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to work at her opposition party, just two days after being freed by Myanmar’s military rulers.
Making the journey to Arafat is at the heart of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. And on day two of one of the world’s biggest displays of mass religious
Police fired tear gas in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday (November 14) as political violence that broke out on Saturday continued during a
Britain’s Prince William attended a remembrance service on Sunday at a British army base in Afghanistan, to pay tribute to his country’s war dead.