"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."
Another day of behind the scenes negotiations and political manoeuvering ended with no new coalition government in Greece or a prime minister
An 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck 16 kilometres south of the Turkish city of Van on Wednesday.
The Reuters news agency reported that 18 buildings
From the eye of the storm, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is heading towards the exit. His departure may be just days away.
First it was Greece, now it is Italy which finds itself staring down the barrel of a gun. So far, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s promise to quit
Thousands of protesters marched through central London on Wednesday in protest at the government’s decision to treble university tuition fees.
Italy’s leading politicians acknowledge major reforms are needed to calm the markets and break the country out of a debt death spiral.
One week after Syria agreed to a plan by the Arab League under which it promised to pull its military from restive cities, twelve more civilians are
After his meeting with the president, Greek prime minister George Papandreou made a passionate speech about the need for a national unity government
London may be ready but is Brazil on course for the Games of 2016? Members of the International Olympic Committee have been in Rio de Janeiro to
If you’ve got a spare 11 million euros burning a hole in your pocket, a rare 110-carat jewel is up for grabs in Geneva next week.
The Norwegian gunman who killed 77 people in July will make his first public court appearance on November 14th.
An Oslo court ruled last week that
The bodies of two climbers have been found on Mont Blanc in the French Alps.
Charlotte Demetz, 44, and her guide Olivier Sourzac, 47, were trapped
Italy’s borrowing costs have hit catastrophic levels as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s promise to quit failed to convince financial markets the
The 22nd anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has been celebrated in Berlin. Mayor Klaus Wowereit thanked former East German civil rights
Iran has dismissed a new report by the UN’s atomic watchdog which claims its developing nuclear weapons.
The International Atomic Energy Agency
November 10, 2007 The King of Spain Juan Carlos I tells Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
"¿Por qué no te callas?" – or ‘Why don’t you just shut up?’
An estimated 10,000 people have marched through London in a protest over tuition fees.
In addition to fees being tripled at some universities, a
‘My Week With Marilyn’ stars Michelle Williams as the screen icon. The film has just premiered in Hollywood. It is the tale of how a young assistant
The National Gallery’s unprecedented Leonardo da Vinci exhibition; Painter at the Court of Milan offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see most
Shares of Japanese camera maker Olympus continue to plunge as more details emerge of a financial scandal dating back 20 years. The stock fell by
As the political wrangling to form a coalition government and choose a prime minister continues in Greece, the days of indecision have divided the
German says strong industrial output helped its economy grow in the third quarter but the region’s debt crisis will dampen through the end of this
Inflation in China fell sharply in October. The latest official figures show the annual inflation rate receded to 5.5 percent from September’s 6.1
Scandals, accusations of incompetence or corruption, public gaffes and private sex parties could not do for Silvio Berlusconi.
In the end the
This strange, spider-like machine is a so-called ‘multicopter’, a helicopter-like craft that its German developers hope could be used one day as the
Britain’s Home Secretary, Theresa May, is facing fresh calls to resign over fears that national security may have been compromised by her decision to
Many Italians are today wondering whether Sillvio Berlusconi’s resignation is really a resignation at all.
The prime minister’s giving himself
Violence has broken out in Nicaragua in protest over disputed presidential election results.
Hundreds of people took the streets of the capital
Volunteers and officials give hot food and water to flood victims in the Thai capital.