"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."
Serguei Doubine, euronews: “We’re joined now from Athens by Alexei Bogdanovsky, Russian journalist and commentator, who’s been witnessing events in
President Barack Obama has unveiled his election-year budget proposals which include aggressive spending on infrastructure to boost US growth and a
The rioters were a minority. The destruction they caused was the last thing hard-pressed shopkeepers in Athens need as more painful austerity
A court in the French city of Lyon has ruled US pesticides maker Monsanto was responsible for the poisoning of a farmer who had used one of their
Many Greeks are clearly white-knuckled with anger over the passage of the latest austerity plan. Two years of political and financial torture have
Europe’s decision to place a carbon charge on all incoming flights will be just one of a number of tricky issues dominating this week’s EU-China
Following the night of chaos and destruction in Greece after the adoption of the austerity plan, Europe is backing the Greek government’s decision
Israel is blaming Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah for near-simultaneous car bomb attacks on diplomatic targets in India and Georgia.
If you have ever fancied buying a bit of one of the world’s most iconic buildings then your chance is coming.
The owners of the Empire State
A French court has found US biotech giant Monsanto guilty of the chemical poisoning of a French farmer, in a case that could lend weight to other
February 14, 1779 On his third voyage (1776-1779) around the globe British explorer James Cook was attempting to discovering the Northwest Passage, a
‘Asbestos poisoners must be judged.’ This was the demand by contamination victims and their loved ones in Paris at a demonstration in 2005. First
The families of more than 3,000 Italians who died from asbestos-related diseases have received some justice, after a court in Turin held a company
The Hervé Leger signature bandage dress made its way down the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
Designers Max and Lubov Azria
After waiting for almost three hours in sub-zero temperatures fans were rewarded when Hollywood’s hottest couple – Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt –
Apple has raised the stakes in its growing patent battle with Samsung.
Alleging four patent violations, Apple has asked a federal court in
Vodafone has said it is considering trying to buy struggling British company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
C&W Worldwide has fixed lines that are
Japan’s economy shrank more-than-expected in the final three months of last year falling by 0.6 percent from Q3.
It was hurt by slowing global
A bomb attack on an Israeli embassy car in the Indian capital New Delhi has injured a woman.
Another device found in an Israeli diplomat’s car in
The Swiss former owner of a company that caused 3,000 Italians to die from asbestos-related diseases has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was partly evacuated on Monday after a bomb threat.
Dutch police said the two main international terminals had been
The cold is not always welcomed, but in France freezing temperatures are being used to treat prostate cancer in a medical procedure known as
The Syrian regime is determined to re-establish security, according to reports quoting the state news agency, as the army again renews its
Tributes keep on coming but there will be no early answers about the cause of Whitney Houston’s death.
Coroners have confirmed that the star’s body
There was a clean sweep for British singer Adele at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The 23-year-old fought back tears and said “this is ridiculous”
Romania’s snow death toll reaches 68 as villages throughout eastern Europe were cut off by snow in the coldest European winter in decades.
Thousands gathered in Saint Mark’s Square in Venice on Sunday to watch one of the highlights of the Italian city’s carnival – ‘The Flight of the
Greek protesters clashed with police outside the parliament building as lawmakers voted through an unpopular package of cuts in order to get an
Turkey’s top intelligence officials are the latest subjects of a series of judicial inquiries.
They include the acting head of the Turkish National
The leader of Peru’s once-powerful Shining Path rebel group has been captured after being shot in a remote jungle.
“Comrade Artemio” as he is known