"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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French journalist Romeo Langlois has been freed after being held for more than a month by Colombia’s FARC guerrilas.
The 35-year-old was taken
Human trafficking is a crime against humanity, yet it is on the rise globally, not least in Europe. The main victims of this appalling crime are
A woman was rescued from under the rubble of her home in Cavezzo after Tuesdays earthquake in northern Italy.
The 65-year-old had returned to the
MEPs have called for more to be done to prevent prostitution at big sporting events. Many in the European Parliament are concerned the issue isn’t
After a disappointing World Cup in South Africa two years ago and armed with a manager in Roy Hodgson who has been in charge just two weeks
As co-hosts with Poland, Ukraine will hope their home support will give them an extra boost in this summer’s European Championships.
Ireland votes in a referendum on Thursday about whether to approve the terms of the EU fiscal pact that was agreed in March.
It’s the only country
Fiat Industrial is moving to merge with its subsidiary CNH – Case New Holland – to simplify its structure in a move welcomed by investors.
Since 7 December 2010, Assange has struggled to defend himself and to keep the public informed – the many people supporting him. As Wikileaks
Spain could get an extra year until 2014 to cut its debts, the European Commission has said. The potential lifeline came as Spanish borrowing costs
Turkey on Wednesday joined a host of Western nations in expelling Syrian diplomats from its soil.
Ankara’s move follows similar action by the
Spain’s borrowing costs continued to lurch higher and share prices tumbled on the Madrid stock exchange this week as investors become more convinced
Britain’s Supreme Court has decided Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.
Lawyers for the
Poland has complained after US President Barack Obama slipped up during a ceremony to honour a dead World War II hero.
Obama described what he
There’ve been furthers raids on the bikers’ club Hell’s Angels in Germany, this time in the capital Berlin.
The sweep, on around 30 homes, was
Around 50,000 people have now joined a public sector strike in Norway.
That’s double the number of workers who began a walk out last week over
Sydney’s iconic Opera House appears to collapse, then re-inflates, a hand pushes through its roof and a woman dances on one of the famous
Legendary rock guitarist Slash – formerly lead guitar player for US band Guns N’ Roses – has just released his second solo album.
Greek firefighters on Wednesday protested in central Athens against the decision not to renew their contracts.
The country’s fire service union
Director Benh Zeitlin has won the Camera d’Or – Golden Camera prize – at the Cannes Film Festival.
His film Beasts Of The Southern Wild is set and
Research In Motion – the struggling maker of BlackBerry smartphones – has said it has hired bankers to carry out a far-reaching strategic review of
The Turkish government has announced who is to build Istanbul’s third bridge over the Bosphorus.
A consortium formed by ICTAS of Turkey and the
In a glass case in the centre of Rome appears to lie the corpse of former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi. Even in death he wears a smile
A UN-backed court sentenced former Liberian leader Charles Taylor on Wednesday to 50 years in jail for war crimes.
The Special Court for Sierra
The Italian government has found itself paying a higher price to borrow because of the debt problems of Spain and the threat of Greece leaving the
Economic confidence in the eurozone fell sharply in May, according to surveys carried out by the European Commission.
Businesses that were
An increasing number of buildings in northern Italy could collapse, with seismologists predicting the possibility of even more big tremors, following
3D printing technology is progressing rapidly, and some experts say it could revolutionise the way objects are made in the future.
An object is
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been given a sentence of 50 years by judges at the Special Court for Sierra Leone at the Hague.
Wikieaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over alleged sex crimes, says Britain’s Supreme Court.
But the whistleblower has been
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