"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."
With just over two weeks to go, Monaco is gearing up for the wedding of Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock.
The ceremony will take place over
The excellence of Europe’s bathing waters sunk slightly between 2009 and 2010, even if overall quality remained high. Mediterranean countries topped
An increasing number of Syrians are fleeing to the border with Turkey, as residents report more military attacks on villages in the north
The financial crisis in Greece could have wide-ranging effects on other parts of Europe. A number of banks on the continent have been exposed to
For analysis of the Greek debt crisis, euronews spoke to Manoj Ladwa of ETX Capital in London
euronews: Manoj, Greece has been in the headlines for
These are tough times for George Papandreou. The resignations of two prominent members of his socialist government have thrown the Greek Prime
As Athens teeters on the brink of default, the banners in Syntagma Square speak of revolution.
But following Wednesday’s riots outside government
Technology firm IBM has celebrated its 100th birthday by releasing both a book and film to mark the occasion.
Founded on the 16 June 1911
Beef burger meat bought at a supermarket in France is suspected of being behind an outbreak of e-coli bacteria.
Five children are in a serious
Europe’s first ever solar-powered train is being launched in Belgium.
The energy comes from 16,000 solar panels, installed on the roof of a rail
The following are extracts from the Facebook chat between juror Joanna Fraill and defendant Jamie Sewart:
Fraill: “jamie nice one hun hope u both
Several people have been killed following a suspected suicide bomb attack on the Nigerian
police headquarters in the capital Abuja.
It was a first in legal history: a juror who contacted a defendant through Facebook, causing the collapse of a 6 million pound (6.8 million euros)
Another superhero hits the silverscreen in “Green Lantern”, an adaptation of the comic book character of the same name.
Ryan Reynolds stars as Hal
A collection of unpublished photographs of The Beatles’ first US concerts are going under the hammer in New York.
Photographer Mike Mitchell, who
Senior European Union officials have said that the bloc’s governments probably will not agree on a second international bailout of Greece when they
Russia and China have backed Iran’s right to a peaceful nuclear programme, but urged President Ahmadinejad to be “more constructive” in his dealings
On the campaign trail for the top IMF job, Agustin Carstens is visiting Asia.
The Governor of the Bank of Mexico already has the backing of 12
The right-hand man is apparently now in charge.
An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the
Increased demand in China is one of the major reasons the International Energy Agency has boosted its oil demand forecast.
The IEA, which is the
Luggage-maker Samsonite has had a poor performance on its first day on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Its share price fell by more than 10 percent
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has the impossible job of calming public anger over massive spending cuts and soothing anxiety in the markets
"Pick of the Clicks" looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: the sale
June 17, 1631. Mumtaz Mahal, the Empress of India during the Mughal dynasty, dies in Burhanpur while giving birth to her fourteenth child. Her
A suspected suicide bomber has targeted a police station in the Nigerian capital Abuja.
The explosion is the latest in a series of attacks against
A salvage vessel carrying the bodies of 104 people who died in the 2009 Air France plane crash has docked in the south-western French port city of
Against a backdrop of violent anti-austerity protests Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is planning a major government reshuffle as he struggles
One of the banners hanging up at central Athen’s Syntagma square proudly calls for a revolution.
But the uprising will have to wait for now and
For those who have always wanted an entire wing of your house solely for storing your clothes, or a room dedicated to present-wrapping, it’s time to
Rioting ice hockey fans in Vancouver have been involved in violent clashes with police after the local team, the Canucks, lost the final of the