"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."
News International chairman James Murdoch has appeared again before British MPs to answer questions about a phone-hacking scandal that led to the
From the streets, anger and frustration. That 8 years of a socialist Government plus a financial crisis and real estate meltdown have left Spain with
The deaths continue in the crackdown on protesters in Syria with another twenty-five people killed on Thursday, according to activists. Fourteen of
The documentary ‘Khodorkovsky’ chronicles the fall of the tycoon who was once the richest man in Russia.
The low-budget film, by German director
euronews : “For more insight euronews spoke to Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Mr Gros, Italy’s bond
There is growing debate in Europe about forced marriages. It has been the focus of a conference at the European Parliament this week, just months
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, the Italian on the European Central Bank executive board is quitting to go and teach at Harvard University in the United States
Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned Israel against attacking his country.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said they should not try to launch any military
The World Trade Organisation makes a tongue in cheek gesture to celebrate Russia getting to the next step in their membership bid.
Worries about the euro zone debt crisis spreading have pushed up the cost of insuring against a default by French government bonds. It rose to a
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and officials from France and the EU have denied planning to create a two-tier eurozone, separating the stronger
Former European Commissioner Mario Monti has won growing support to succeed Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
The respected economist is known as
Lucas Papademos has been named as Greece’s new prime minister.
The man, who as central bank governor took Athens into the euro over a decade ago
Graça Morais’ latest exhibition was inspired by the news. One of the most renowned Portuguese painters, Morais’ new display has just opened in Oporto.
November 11, 1919 To mark the first anniversary of the Armistice that officially ended the Great War, two minutes of silence are observed to remember
Italy may be causing alarm for European politicians, but one famous Italian actor has been providing some light relief on the subject.
Spain’s Civil Protection for Volcanic Risk has closed two beaches on the island of El Hierro in the Canary Islands because of potentially toxic
In Portugal, Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara has made history by surfing what has been described as the biggest wave ever ridden. The wave caught by
Delight and despair in almost equal measure in Van in southeast Turkey as rescuers battle their second earthquake in three weeks in awful conditions
The European Commission says the euro zone’s economic growth will slow sharply next year.
It predicts weak confidence will undermine investment and
Frédéric, from Brussels, asks:
In the current context of growing euroscepticism among people who despair for European integration for the moment
An agreement has been finally been reached and Lucas Papademos is the next prime minister of Greece.
Speaking to waiting reporters, the head of
If you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the 21st century, the Science Museum in London offers an antidote.
It is hosting an exhibition dedicated to
Almost three years of frosty relations between India and Pakistan looks set to thaw after the leaders of both countries held a one-on-one meeting in
EADS has put back the launch of the Airbus A350 by six months and said that delay will cost it around 200 million euros.
That trimmed its
Illustrating now deep Italy is in the debt danger zone the country’s one-year government bond yields soared in the latest auction on Thursday
The most common images of tourism are sun, sea and sand, and Margarita Island, in the Venezuelan Caribbean, certainly has all of them. It is also a
Israel’s Supreme Court has turned down an appeal against his rape conviction by former president Moshe Katsav. He will now begin serving his
The controversial leader of the African National Congress’s youth wing, Julius Malema, has been suspended from the ANC for five years.
He was found
As Italy scrambles to find a replacement for current Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, the stock exchange in Milan remains fickle.