"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."
As Portugal prepares for a general election in June, all eyes are now on the country’s ability to pay back its huge debts.
The uncertainty caused
Mixed news for Ireland from ratings agencies. Standard & Poor’s cut the country’s debt rating – again – but this time by just one notch to
A bidding war is underway for NYSE Euronext. Nasdaq and the internet-based marketplace firm IntercontinentalExchange have launched a rival bid to
At reactor one at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power station the Tokyo Electric Power Company says the water at the base is 10,000 times beyond the
Everything separates Ivory Coast rivals Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara.
Gbagbo’s background was modest, Ouattara’s comfortable. Gbagbo is
His survival defied the odds and his sudden death in front of thousands of visitors was equally surprising. An autopsy shows famous polar bear Cnut
A happy couple tied the knot in front of TV cameras to celebrate 10 years of legalised gay marriage in the Netherlands. The two men join the nearly
There have been more anti-government protests across Syria following Friday prayers. At least three people have been killed in the capital
In Afghanistan at least eight people have been killed in an attack on a United Nations compound.
The violence in Mazar-i-Sharif erupted as hundreds
Prince William may be a highly-trained professional helicopter pilot, but he has been talking about how the prospect of his wedding in just four
Gmail Motion is a revolutionary product that uses a computer’s webcam to receive physical movements as commands for e-mailing.
A nerd in a blue
British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned his post in government and as leader of the Conservative Party.
Mr. Cameron said last weekend’s
In Afghanistan its been reported ten foreign workers have been killed in an attack on the United Nations headquarters at Mazar I Sharif.
As the fighting in Abidjan intensified, UN and French troops quickly moved to protect foreign nationals.
Some 500 foreigners, a third of whom are
Power company, RWE, is taking legal action against the German government, after being ordered to shut down one of its plants for three months. Under
Employment in the US posted a second straight month of solid gains in March.
The number of people in work rose by 216,000 last month. January and
Crisis-hit Portugal has bought some time with its latest sale of government bonds.
Lisbon managed to sell 1.65 billion euros worth of short-term
The board of Italian dairy group Parmalat has agreed to postpone its annual shareholders meeting from the middle of April to June.
French luxury group Hermes is looking to sever longstanding ties with star designer Jean-Paul Gaultier by selling its 45 percent stake in his fashion
Bribery allegations in the European Parliament have brought promises of tighter rules to govern relations between the members and lobbyists. Some
This year’s Portugal Fashion Week was set against the backdrop of the country’s troubled economic times, but tried to compensate with a touch of
Windy, rainy weather swept through central Florida, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people, flooding roads and toppling trucks and small
It appears to be the final showdown for political rivals in Ivory Coast.
Heavy weapons fire has been heard near the presidential palace in
Tens of thousands of pro and anti-government demonstrators gathered on the streets of the Yemini capital Sanaa on Friday.
Weeks of protest have
Libyan rebels are concentrating their efforts on Brega as they attempt to regain momentum in the fight against the army. They are moving heavy
The American Ballet Theatre has returned to Moscow for the first time since the 1960s, ending decades of frosty relations after Mikhail Baryshnikov
Painter and illustrator Paula Rego’s museum – the House of Stories – is one of Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto Moura piece’s, the winner of this
Portugal’s President says the country’s next government faces an unprecedented challenge.
The warning comes as economic pressure increases to
Residents have been telling euronews about the tension in Abidjan, with reports of looting and armed roadblocks.
Witness Rabab Hamoud said
Three weeks after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, the search for the bodies of more that 16 000 missing people has been intensified, with