"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."
Alberto Contador has confirmed he will not retire from cycling despite a two year ban for doping offences imposed by the Court of Arbitration for
Russia’s foreign minister has called for an Arab League solution to solve the crisis in Syria. Speaking after talks in Damascus with Bashar al-Assad
A keynote speech to parliament by Ukraine’s president has been disrupted by supporters of the jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, who is
Facebook has agreed to release more information about the data it collects from millions of users, according to Austrian activists.
The meeting between the leaders of Greece’s coalition government about the bailout deal has been postponed until Wednesday.
They were meant to
For Greece to avoid a so-called uncontrolled default on its debts a massively complicated web of agreements still has to come together.
Sex is at the centre of award winning film ‘The Surrogate’, which tells the real life story of a polio stricken journalist, who hires a professional
British pop-rap girl band Stooshe are on a roll. Just a year after they formed, they are about to release their second single ‘Love Me’, after their
Spain is approaching more hard decisions about jobs. This Friday, the conservative government of Mariano Rajoy is scheduled to announce its reform
The extreme cold in Europe has claimed close to 400 lives over the past ten days. There have been heart attacks from exertion, victims of slippery
European figures have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Maastricht Treaty, which led to the creation of the euro, in
Hundreds of flights in France have been cancelled on day two of a four-day walkout over plans to make aviation workers give more notice before
More pictures are emerging of what appears to be the devastation and destruction in Homs. Young children can be seen being carried from a residential
Could hypnosis become the preferred method for pain relief in maternity wards throughout the world? A hospital in Lille is trying out the drug free
Rishod Sobirov enjoyed the first day of competition at the Judo Grand Slam in Paris. The World Number One had a quick fix victory in the 60 kilo
There are only a few months to go before the 2012 Olympic Games get underway in London, and one of the sporting disciplines there that has enjoyed
No sooner was the biggest ever merger in the mining sector announced than it met opposition.
Miner Xstrata is to be taken over by commodities
Weeks of opposition protests and a police mutiny have sparked a shake-up in the Maldives with the swearing in of a new head of
Nearly two months after his election, the challenges facing Tunisia’s new President Moncef Marzouki are daunting. More than a year after the
Two months after taking power, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki faces multiple challenges. His top priorities are to restore security and to solve
Could visa free travel between Russia and the EU soon become a reality? With Brussels and Moscow agreeing a common roadmap in December on a potential
Toyota, Japan’s biggest carmaker, has said it sees its full-year profit being much better than it had previously predicted.
That is because of cut
Swiss bank UBS says a restructuring of its investment banking business had failed to give it the improvements hoped for.
That division have been
European energy prices have shot up on a combination of bitterly cold weather across the region and Iran’s talk of banning oil exports to some
Protests have erupted in the Greek capital with thousands of people joining strike action over the prospect of more budget cuts.
Unions say the
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has arrived in the Syrian capital for talks aimed at ending the bloody crackdown on a popular revolt.
A territorial row between Russia and Japan has spilled onto the streets of Tokyo.
Police gathered as protesters, shouting patriotic slogans
Greece is braced for another day of strike action over the prospect of more budget cuts.
Unions say the economy is being driven downwards by the
A laser light show accompanied by a 21-metre-tall dragon lamp illuminated the Taipei skyline as Taiwanese residents celebrated the annual Lantern
The President of the Maldives has resigned amid unrest on the islands. Weeks of protests came to a head when mutinying police officers took over the