"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."
Ai Wei Wei is back home after more than two months in detention. The Chinese activist and artist has been released on bail, after pleading guilty to
The first ever summit of the G20’s agriculture ministers has begun in Paris, and they are under the gun to decide on, among other issues, setting up
Glitz and glamour is once again the order of the day for Monaco. Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock’s wedding is the first marriage of a reigning
Responsibility for the influx of migrants from North Africa should be shared by all of Europe, not just the Mediterranean countries.
That is the
Policymakers at the US central bank the Federal Reserve have signalled concerns about economic growth there, but will stop printing new money to
For three months now protesters have been demonstrating against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The result is an estimated 1300 people, dead
To get some perspective on the problems of rising food prices and the effect this is having worldwide, euronews spoke to Laurent Levard of GRET, an
There is more pressure on French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde – the leading candidate to head the International Monetary Fund.
Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is in court today facing charges of anti-semitic behaviour. He intends to plead a triple addiction to
Relatives and friends of 45 people who died in a plane crash in Russia on Monday have gathered for a memorial service at the site. The aircraft was
The renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Wei Wei has been released on bail after reportedly admitting charges of tax evasion and also because he
People in Naples have vented their anger at the city’s ongoing rubbish crisis by blocking the streets with refuse.
There are an estimated 2,400
There have been demonstrations in Bahrain as eight pro-democracy activists were sentenced to life in prison.
The trial is one of several taking
Greece has long been recognised as a sea-faring nation. And – despite surviving a key vote of confidence on Tuesday night – the government in Athens
Silvio Berlusconi says he will stay in office until the end of his term in 2013. On Tuesday, the Italian Prime Minister won a vote of confidence in
Across Russia, people have been marking the outbreak of war 70 years ago, when the Soviet Union was invaded by Hitler’s Germany in 1941.
Philips shares slumped after it warned of sharply lower profits at two of its three key divisions and said it would announce cost cuts soon.
Life In A Day is a cinematic experiment, a time-capsule of a film that aims to show what it was like to be alive on one day – July 24 2010.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Modern Art Museum in Frankfurt is presenting an enormous exhibition of contemporary art, spread over double
Touching down at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, the first ever transatlantic flight powered partially by bio fuel. Operated by Honeywell, the
Sweden’s Hennes and Mauritz has posted a slightly bigger than expected fall in quarterly pretax profit amid what it calls challenging market
Most people don’t willingly send themselves to prison. But for James Verone from North Carolina, that was the only way to receive free medical
Smothered in ash from Chile’s volcano, Mapuche Indians in the village of Villa La Angostura carry on as best they can. Since the ash started falling
Angry students and parents have descended on a high school in Peru’s capital Lima and attacked the headmaster, accusing him of misappropriating
Right after the daily briefing at the EU Commission I heard clapping hands and raised voices, something of a rarity in the customarily calm and
No organisation is too big to hack. Sony, Visa, Google, the IMF, the governments of Turkey and Spain and the CIA have all had their security breached
US President Barack Obama will announce the first phase of promised troop reductions in Afghanistan — possibly 5,000 starting next month — in a
The Syrian foreign minister has said the EU reaction to President Bashar al-Assad’s speech on Monday showed the bloc wants to plant “strife and
Silvio Berlusconi has said he will stay in office until the end of his term in 2013. On Tuesday, the Italian prime minister won a vote of confidence
June 23, 1894. French baron Pierre de Coubertin founds the International Olympic Committee at the Sorbonne University in Paris. The Ancient Olympics