"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."
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Concerns of approaching bad weather are hampering efforts to salvage the stricken Italian liner Costa Concordia.
A week after running aground off
It was a week full of interesting insights. After the downgrade of several EU countries by rating agency Standard & Poor’s, all eyes were on the
Italy’s cabinet has approved new laws deregulating some service sector jobs and professions — everything from taxi drivers to pharmacists
Croatia will decide if it wants to be in or out of the EU on Sunday in a referendum to join the club.
Polls point to a ‘Yes’, with around 55 to 60
Human rights groups and the opposition in Yemen have condemned a draft law granting immunity to outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
One side calls it stealing – users call it sharing. Content-sharing website Megaupload.com is not fighting its battles alone.
Within minutes of its
The American singer, Etta James, has died from complications of leukaemia at the age of 73.
A pioneer of 1950s rhythm-and-blues and rock music
French foreign affairs minister, Alain Juppe has condemned what he called the “murder” of French soldiers by an Afghan Army trainee.
Traffic on the Italian island of Sicily has been brought to a virtual standstill after a five day strike by truckers, farmers and fishermen. The
A libertarian Polish MP who threatened to smoke a joint in parliament has tested the country’s new anti-cannabis laws which allow police to arrest
The death of a third baby in as many weeks has sparked a health alert at Northern Ireland’s Royal Maternity Hospital. Their deaths have been linked
Colleagues of the freestyle skier Sarah Burke have been speaking of their shock and disbelief after her death.
The 29-year-old Canadian had been
German retailer Schlecker has said it is insolvent and has not been able to secure funds to keep it afloat during restructuring.
The company is
In Germany, a memorial has taken place to mark the 70th anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, the official start of the mass extermination of
Families of the missing continue to arrive at Giglio Harbour, which overlooks the final resting place of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise
Arab League leaders will decide on Sunday if they are to extend their monitoring mission in Syria.
The mission’s chief has arrived in Cairo to
In this edition of U-talk Fabián, in Spain, asks: “In a world whose economic model is based on oil consumption, do you as a European ecologist think
The fractured American dream, the housing crisis and the sluggish economy feature prominently in the opening films at this year’s Sundance Film
The arrest by Israel of a senior Hamas figure has placed possible new strains on relations between the two main Palestinian groups. Aziz Dweik was
First there was the Cannes Film Festival where his performance in, “The Artist” won him praise and a prestige award. His starring role is in the
“Psychedelic elegance,” is how fashion designer, Dries Van Noten described his collection on show during Paris Fashion Week.
Jean Paul Gaultier
The man who predicted the revolution in Egypt two years before it happened says it was Islamists that profited from the Arab Spring, stressing that
France is suspending military operations in Afghanistan, and may accelerate its planned troop withdrawal after the killing of four French
Samsung has suffered a setback in its tablet and smartphone battle with Apple.
A German court has ruled against the South Korean company in a
General Motors regained its title as the world’s top-selling carmaker from Japanese rival Toyota last year.
GM, which was on the brink of
China’s sovereign wealth fund has bought a minority stake in London water supplier Thames Water.
China Investment Corporation said it had bought
Containers that cannot be removed by crane from the broken half of the cargo ship Rena off the coast of New Zealand were pushed into the ocean where
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