"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."
France’s newly-elected parliament has begun work.
Its youngest member is Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, the granddaughter of ex-National Front leader Jean
Everyday he woke up early in the morning, and took the tram to Lviv’s Central railway station where his shift started at 6.
Olesj Gomernyk was a
A Serbian war crimes court has jailed 14 former Yugoslav Army soldiers for the killing of Croat civilians in 1991.
The men were found responsible
A young child has been killed after a gas explosion at a house in Oldham, north-west England.
The blast happened in the Shaw area of the city
Police in Naples have arrested a woman accused of being a Mafia godmother.
Rafaella D’Alterio, 46, allegedly took over the reins of a Camorra clan
An Egyptian court on Tuesday annulled a decree by the country’s interim government that allowed the army to arrest civilians.
That right ended at
The past has caught up with Vivendi as it lost a legal battle in the US over the purchase of TV channel.
Its share price fell further as it is
The Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation has held its 20th annual meeting, this year in Istanbul.
Leaders and ministers from all 12
Among the many case files on the table at the EU summit is the single European patent.
EU Commissioner Michel Barnier wants this project completed
Queen Elizabeth met the families of IRA victims in Northern Ireland, ahead of an historic meeting with the country’s deputy First Minister Martin
The financial rescue request for Spain’s banks has been rubber stamped. But we will not know the full details of the bailout until next month’s
Spain’s short-term borrowing costs have rocketed as the debt crisis among its newly downgraded banks rolls on.
The treasury has sold 3.08 billion
Government forces are battling rebels outside Damascus, activists say, describing it as the worst violence in its suburbs since Syria’s uprising
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The famous opera competition Operalia has reached an important milestone, its 20th anniversary. Founder and world renowned
Interview with the great tenor Plácido Domingo.
The village of Swaton in Lincolnshire in North East England was the setting for a hazardous ‘eggxtreme’ sport. Participants were predominantly from
More than 1,000 Haitians marched through the Caribbean nation’s capital to protest against a reported plan to destroy their hillside shanties for a
The eurozone crisis fire-fighting continued on Tuesday as the finance ministers of the region’s four biggest economies – Germany, France, Italy and
Visiting the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Vladimir Putin says Moscow has no problem in recognising a Palestinian state.
The Russian President also
Russian celebrities, film stars, directors and producers walked the red carpet at the opening of the 34th Moscow International Film Festival.
Miuccia Prada presented a happy, snappy menswear collection at Milan Fashion Week with the humble tracksuit as the inspiration for her outfits.
Not only is the earth under constant surveillance, but the skies are, too. Planes, drones, satellites; little escapes the eyes in the sky. But we
Mr Yannis Stournaras has been handed one of the toughest jobs in Europe after being appointed the new Greek finance minister.
As austerity measures hit its domestic customers, Greek telecoms group OTE says it wants to sell its Bulgarian businesses – a mobile phone company
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is considering splitting into two according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Its newspaper and book publishing
Spain’s short-term borrowing costs nearly tripled at its latest auction of government bonds.
The almost three-fold increase in interest rates
Tuesday morning’s newspaper headlines were not pleasant reading for the people of Cyprus.
The Mediterranean island is seeking emergency funding and
Pope Benedict XVI has paid tribute to a priest who lost his life saving a Madonna statue in the Emilia region of Italy.
Father Ivan Martini was a
NATO’s Secretary general Anders Fogh Ramsussen has condemned the shooting down of the Turkish jet plane by Syrian forces.
Talking in Brussels, he
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told his AKP party that the country’s F4-Phantom was unarmed and in international airspace when it