"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 French government has asked the EU to suspend authorisation of a genetically modified maize crop – known as MON 810, from the US company
Thousands of apps are now out there to turn your tablet or smartphone into a pocket doctor; for example one astonishing trick can take your pulse
Its not just CSKA Moscow the Real Madrid players are up against in their first leg tie of the Champions League last 16 but the Russian winter
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said that despite the recession there will be no need for a new austerity budget.
As Italy’s technocrat
Ireland, the former Celtic Tiger has been hosting a probable future leader of the land of the dragon.
China’s vice president Xi Jinping visited a
Iran has started a four-day military exercise aimed at protecting its nuclear sites from an attack.
Missiles, anti-aircraft artillery, radars and
Will this finally be the day Greece gets the cash it needs to avoid bankruptcy? That was the question at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, as
As fighting continues in Syria the International Committee of the Red Cross says it is negotiating with the government and opposition fighters in the
Police in Jerusalem are investigating the second case of abusive graffiti this month daubed on a Baptist church.
Cars parked outside the church
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with leaders of the country’s protest movement on Monday after a month of demonstrations against Vladimir
Swedish authorities are investigating how a man survived after apparently spending two months trapped in his car in a snowdrift.
This year, the Berlin Film festival focussed very much on young talents in their selection for the international competition. The international jury
Around 200 workers have been staging a sit-in at an ArcelorMittal steel plant in northeast France.
The company announced last week that it is to
The big freeze that hit central and eastern Europe is starting to thaw, bringing more problems for the region.
Vast blocks of ice on the river
A militant rebel group in Sudan claims to have captured 52 international peacekeeping troops in the war-torn Darfur region.
The soldiers from the
Spanish artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso remains the 20th century’s single most important artistic figure, a towering genius who changed the face of modern
February, 21 1965: Malcolm Little, known to the world as Malcolm X, is shot dead at a meeting in New York City. The black civil rights leader was
Greece is embarked on sales of star assets. This is Piraeus, the main port and industrial centre of Greece, is an jewel in an economic crown of
Even if there is smooth implementation of the latest Greek rescue deal economists have said it will take a decade or more to stabilise the country’s
Eurozone finance ministers have arrived in Brussels for talks to give the green light for a second huge bailout for the debt stricken country. After
The big winner of 26th annual Goya Awards is Enrique Urbizu’s ‘No habrá paz para los malvados’, scooping six accolades at the ceremony in Madrid
On May 18, 1929, Hollywood’s high society gathered in the time-honored Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles to celebrate the very first Oscars in
Share in Dutch freight and delivery firm TNT Express shot up on Monday as investors indicated they would want a better buyout offer than that made by
Iran’s decision to halt oil exports to British and French companies helped push the price of Brent crude to its highest in eight months
The opposition in Senegal has called for another unofficial anti-government demonstration on Monday in the centre of Dakar, following more clashes on
All over Greece, people are once again asking what’s in store for them.
A world away from the Brussels corridors where the bailout deal is being
Industrial action at Frankfurt Airport will now end in the early hours of Wednesday, after the labour union called on members to down tools for an
European markets rallied, as did the euro, amid expectations that Greece will secure a second bailout deal that should remove the immediate risk of
The International Atomic Energy Agency is in Iran for discussions on the country’s controversial nuclear programme.
The five member team of
The last weekend of carnival in Venice included a gondola parade and colourful, creative costumes for the contest in St Mark’s Square.