"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 focus now for Italian authorities is on recovery rather than rescue.
The hulk of the Costa Concordia is unstable and it is feared it could
“We are all Armenians”. Many of the tens of thousands who flooded Istanbul’s streets on Thursday were carrying this slogan.
Five years to the day
Two years after it asked for $500 billion to fight off a global slump the International Monetary Fund’s call for a further $600 billion to limit the
A small theatre company in Copenhagen is causing controversy with plans to stage a play based on the writings of Anders Behring Breivik, who carried
In brief: The EU has adopted tougher rules for dealing with electronic waste. MEPs voted to introduce the measures over the next seven years.
As expected, David Beckham will be returning to the LA Galaxy next season after signing a new two-year contract with the MLS Club.
Rick Perry has announced he is pulling out of the US Republican nomination race. The Texas governor said he will now support Newt Gingrich’s run for
It was almost like Standard and Poor’s stripping France of its AAA credit rating never happened as on Thursday, in its first auction of medium-term
The first and only silent movie to win an Oscar for Best Picture is being re-released on DVD to mark the 100th anniversary of Paramount
A former aide to ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair has admitted the UK did use a device hidden in a fake rock in Moscow to spy on Russia. At the
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has told euronews she wants to see a full ban on Iranian oil into Europe by July.
The EU has, in
Underwater shots from inside the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship which ran aground with more than 4,000 people on board.
Sony Ericsson’s much worse than expected fourth quarter performance — with pretax losses of 247 million euros — has wiped out all of its profit for
Some say getting ahead in the media is more about who know than what you know.
But a protest by journalists at Austrian public television ORF has
The age old debate of Britain’s place at the heart of Europe is heating up once again.
Last month Eurosceptics praised Prime Minister David
French supermarket giant Carrefour is warning its profit for last year will be near the low end of already pessimistic forecasts.
Moves towards restarting nuclear reactors in Japan have provoked an angry protest from people worried about a repeat of the Fukushima disaster
Against a background of tension between Britain and Argentina over claims to the Falkland Islands, oil companies say there could be more than eight
Revenues from Egypt’s vital tourism sector plunged last year because of the unrest that led President Hosni Mubarak to step down.
Portuguese scientists are developing robots to help people with mobility problems.
The researchers in Guimarães are trying to create robots that
Some 100 Filipino crew members of the Costa Concordia have completed their long journey home.
They touched down at Manila’s international airport
The bodies of the five foreign tourists killed in the north of Ethiopia, along with the injured and survivors, have returned to Addis
Thousands of Christian pilgrims arrived at the West Bank site of Qasr Al-Yahud, next to the Palestinian city of Jericho, where they re-enacted the
Feminist activists braved freezing temperatures in Kiev in a protest against a report that Indian authorities are to scrutinise Ukrainian visa
The Swiss Football League on Wednesday stripped Neuchatel of their licence and booted them out of the country’s first division following alleged
Anti-capitalist protesters in London have rejected a High Court ruling which ordered the eviction of their camp outside St. Paul’s
Hungary’s premier Viktor Orban has yielded in a dispute with the European union over contested laws tightening his government’s control over
Calmer weather has allowed divers to resume their search of an Italian cruise ship.
Officials want to complete the operation before conditions
Eastman Kodak has filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors.
The 130-year-old photographic film pioneer has not made a profit since 2007
Thousands of Russians have been celebrating the Orthdox Christian holiday of Epiphany with a baptism of ice.
The tradition commemorates the baptism