"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."
Libyan government forces are pounding the port area of Misrata.
The city, the only rebel stronghold in the west of the country, is surrounded on
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It took nine days in unheated train carriages for the first Soviet prisoners
Latest amateur video from Syria appears to show violent clashes continuing in the city of Deraa, amidst growing international pressure on President
Fortnum and Mason of Piccadilly in London is a shop which for over 150 years has held a variety of royal warrants.
It is brimming with special
Experience-sharing Internet platforms and umpteen eager television teams are all prepared to make the William and Kate extravaganza your
Kate Middleton is the young soon-to-be princess who will also become a queen one day – roles which she’s had time to think about and prepare for. She
On 26 April 1986, it was decided at Chernobyl to take advantage of reactor number four’s downtime by carrying out a safety test on an emergency core
French firm Lactalis has launched a takeover bid for Italian rival Parmalat to create the world’s biggest dairy group.
Lactalis bought 29 percent
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has endorsed Italian Mario Draghi to be the next head the European Central Bank.
At a joint news conference with
The commander of NATO forces in Libya has denied the attack on a building inside Muammer Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziyah compound was an attempt on the
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A father of four, working for communications company France Telecom-Orange, killed himself on Tuesday after setting himself on fire at work near
The Sri Lankan government has rejected a United Nations report blaming it for thousands of civilian deaths after the end of its civil war with Tamil
Thai and Cambodian troops have exchanged rockets and gunfire near to a sacred temple in South East Asia’s bloodiest border dispute in years.
Taliban militants have said they were behind two bomb attacks on buses in Pakistan carrying members of the country’s navy.
The explosions were
A huge fire has broken out in woodland in Belgium’s Les Fagnes in the east of the country.
The area of natural beauty went up in flames on Monday
Freedom to move within Europe’s Schengen area is in for some modification, under French and Italian proposals.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and
Anti-government protests have erupted again on the streets of Sanaa in Yemen as the political manoeuvres to create stability continue.
As the world watches the bloody siege of Misrata, fighting has intensified in Libya’s Western Mountains.
The range stretches from the south of
London’s Metropolitan Police on Tuesday warned potential trouble-makers looking to disrupt the Royal wedding that they will be dealt with
Start with a picturesque river in rural England, add 250 crazy competitors, stir in tons and tons of ugly black mud and you’ve got the Maldon Mud
Hundreds of North Korean defectors and civic group members gathered at Seoul Railway Station plaza and denounced North Korea’s “brutal” leadership.
Bookmakers in the UK are looking forward to a bumper week as punters place their bets for the royal wedding.
Britons bet on anything and
A series of commemorations are underway in Ukraine as the country marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
The latest results from Swiss bank UBS seem to show a return of client trust. Money poured into its core wealth management arm in the first quarter –
Puma has said it is aiming for sales of three billion euros this year. That is sooner than expected and more than analysts has forecast.
Sony has launched its first tablet computers – including one that folds in half – and said it wants to be the second largest seller of such
Car production in Japan will continue to face major disruptions from last month’s earthquake and tsunami.
Toyota has revealed it lost almost
Twenty five years on, agreement on the number of Chernobyl-related health cases remains hard to come by.
Kiev says five million people across