"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 build-up to this summers Olympic games in London gained a little more heat on Thursday as the Olympic flame was officially handed over to a
Greece is far from the only country in the world where public sector workers make up a large part of the total workforce.
But its fiscal management
He is calling it a “love letter” to the people of Egypt after last year’s revolution.
Yet far away from Tahrir Square, amid the glitz and glamour
All hands on deck.
As the Greek caretaker government is sworn in, commentators say Greece’s economy is sinking fast. New elections have been
As shares in the world’s biggest social network website start trading on the Nasdaq we ask if Facebook’s popularity is overshadowing doubts about its
Disco legend Donna Summer has died, according to reports from the US.
Entertainment website TMZ says the singer, aged 63, had been suffering from
A new government, and a new image. The Hollande era got underway in Paris when the French president showed off the women in his government. He
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, this year’s Charlemagne prize winner, has called for a face for Europe.
In the German city of Aachen to
An historic gay pride gathering in Georgia has ended in violence.
Religious activists disrupted what was dubbed the country’s first-ever march to
As Cannes Film Festival kicked off controversy was already buzzing about the complete absence of any female directors in the main competition.
Fresh strike action by air traffic controllers has seriously disrupted flights in Portugal, with delays and cancellations causing misery for
Berlin’s long-awaited new international airport faces a further delay before opening.
The latest launch date was June 3 but city mayor Klaus
Quebec’s government has moved to end a mass strike by students over tuition fees in the Canadian province that has lasted for 14 weeks.
Driving a car safely means doing more than keeping an eye on the road. The driver also has to keep an eye on the dashboard. But looking away from the
The two men battling it out for the Serbian presidency have gone head-to-head in a televised debate.
Incumbent Boris Tadic, leader of the
If Greece has to leave the eurozone the cost will be massive.
The European Central Bank and the single currency bloc’s governments and banks would
HSBC has doubled the annual revenue boost it expects from its turnaround plan to the equivalent of 1.57 billion euros.
Having already sold 28
Iran’s petrochemical exports have plunged nearly 90 percent in the last two weeks, according to traders and shipping data.
That is because most
General Motors is to build the next generation of its Astra compact car in Britain creating 700 new jobs.
The decision came after workers at its
The hit London musical “We Will Rock You”, has celebrated its tenth birthday. The show features 30 of Queen’s rock hits. The writer, Ben Elton, along
Good news in Greece is in short supply. The country is in danger of running out of funds as it faces its second election in as many months.
Away from all of the economic and political turmoil, Greece is preparing to hand over the Olympic flame to Britain – the host of this year’s
Two days after blasting off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a Soyuz spaceship has docked with the International Space Station.
The remainder of debt-ridden Greece’s caretaker government was sworn in on Thursday.
A senior judge, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, is heading up the
Russian experts have returned to their operations base in Indonesia after examining the site of last week’s deadly crash of a Sukhoi Superjet.
Brazil’s President has sworn-in members of a Truth Commission, who will investigate human rights abuses committed during the country’s 1964-1985
According to government data, Japan’s economy grew by one percent between January and March compared to the previous three months.
It means the
Russian police detained at least 20 people, when they attempted to break up an Occupy-style sit-in at a Moscow park. Demonstrators had been there for
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti is thought to have been threatened by an anarchist group which recently shot and wounded a nuclear industry
The disputed sovereignty of Gibraltar has once again come between the royal families of Spain and Britain.
Queen Sofia has cancelled a visit