"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."
The US Senate voted on Tuesday to adopt a debt limitation bill, just hours before a midnight default deadline.
The measure, which allows
With only a month to go before the 2011 Rugby World Cup gets underway in New Zealand, several England players practised their skills on Monday, but
The US Congress has given final approval to a bill raising the country’s debt limit, just hours before the Treasury’s authority to borrow funds runs
Spain’s unemployment rate fell in July for the fourth month running thanks to summer tourism, however it remains the highest in Europe.
The US Senate agreed to raise the country’s debt ceiling on Tuesday, ending months of political wrangling and avoiding a federal default.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has calculated the European Union’s rescue deal for Greece will only slightly reduce the
He has not appeared in public since being deposed in February. But Egypt’s fallen leader Hosni Mubarak is now due in the dock, if his medics let him
Relief in the financial markets over an end to the financial gridlock in the US economy has been tinged with concern about the long-term risk
On Capitol Hill politicians breathed a sigh of relief after the House of Representatives approved a deal to prevent the US from defaulting on its
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has criticised the United States for racking up over 14 trillion dollars in debt, calling the country “a
Barclays says it is going to cut about 3,000 jobs this year to reduce costs.
The British bank announced that along with lower first half profits
BMW’s fortunes are in the fast lane due to soaring demand in China. The company reported an 83 percent jump in quarterly operating profit.
Spain’s unemployment rate fell in July for the fourth month running as summer tourism boosted the economy, however it remains the highest in Europe
Grass goes in one end, methane comes out the other. As a greenhouse gas, this is far more potent than carbon dioxide. So, scientists on a research
Syrian security forces pushed into the city of Hama on Tuesday, witnesses said, to quell violence the government is blaming on armed gangs.
It looks like IKEA, complete with blue and yellow colour scheme. Its name sounds like IKEA in Chinese. Even bags and miniature pencils are
Cute chimp, willing to evolve, seeks scientific breakthrough. Result: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Frieda Pinto and James Franco star in the
On Burano Island in the lagoon of Venice, famed for the splendour of its past, the Lace Museum is open once more, following lengthy restoration
August 3. 1936. African-American athlete Jesse Owens wins the 100 metres sprint final at the Berlin Olympics. Adolf Hitler was keen to use the Games
Summer holidays are a break from school and a chance for children to relax. They can also be a time to learn new skills. Summer camps and activities
A vote in the Senate looks set to pull the United States back from the brink of economic disaster today, with just hours to go to avert a
There are reports from the Horn of Africa that the supply of food to refugees fleeing the famine has been slowed by the onset of Ramadan.
European shares fell for a third straight session to hit a nine-month low, following more bad news about the US economy.
Cuba’s parliament has approved plans to overhaul the country’s stagnating, state-dominated economy and lift some restrictions on citizens’
August 1, 1876. James Butler Hickok, better known as ‘Wild Bill Hickok’ is shot and killed in a saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota. Hickok rose to fame
Four security guards have been killed in a suicide bomb attack and a shootout in northern Afghanistan. The guards worked for a German company.
Libyan state television has broadcast a defiant message from Colonel Gaddafi’s son, at a time when the conflict shows signs of getting mired in
In Italy, at least 30 people were hurt during clashes between asylum seekers and the police. The immigrants set fire to rubbish bins and car tyres in
Chinese Muslims pray on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Beijing, China. Muslims around the world abstain from eating
It has been dubbed Russia’s first ever “city tornado.” A twister has brought terror to Blagoveshchensk in the country’s far east, near the Chinese