"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."
Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France on Sunday to become the first British rider to claim cycling’s most prestigious race.
The race’s 20th and
The final countdown is well underway with London and the world looking forward to an unforgettable Olympics.
And, as July 27 approaches, Britain
Japan’s government says it will investigate reports that workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant were urged to disguise their exposure to
An explosion on Sunday rocked the Egyptian pipeline built to carry natural gas to Israel and Jordan.
It’s believed gunmen placed explosives under
One of Ukraine’s best known actors has died after a long illness.
Bogdan Stupka who played over 50 roles on stage and screen was admitted to
President Francois Hollande has recognised France’s role in the Holocaust at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of a notorious round-up of
This time last year, Norway was rocked by an attack that claimed the lives of 77 people and injured 242 others in Oslo and on the island of
Syrian rebels have claimed control of a third border crossing with Turkey.
But as amateur video looked to show them celebrating their capture of
The Chinese capital was hit by the heaviest rain storm in six decades. At least 10 people were killed.
Heavy rains hit the province of Styria, in central Austria, causing floods, landslides and mudslides. One person has been killed, according
The heaviest rainfall to hit China in 60 years has claimed the lives of at least 10 people.
The storm started on Saturday afternoon and continued
Memorial services are taking place across Norway to commemorate one year since 77 people were killed and 242 other injured in two attacks carried out
Bradley Wiggins all but sealed his place in the Tour de France history books on Saturday after winning the 19th and penultimate stage of this year’s
A Russian baritone has pulled out of this year’s
Bayreuth opera festival after it emerged he once had a Swastika tattooed on his body.
Hundreds of unemployed Spaniards have been demonstrating in Madrid over the government’s handling of the economic crisis.
Many of those taking part
Police in Colorado say the booby-trapped home of cinema shooting suspect James Holmes has now been cleared of explosives.
Specialist teams have
News Corporation’s Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships.
The 81-year-old media mogul has stepped down from boards overseeing
Syrian troops have clashed with rebels in the city of Aleppo for a second day, forcing hundreds of families to flee.
Bursts of shelling and gunfire
Pope Benedict XVI’s butler has been moved from detention to house arrest pending a possible trial for leaking private papers.
Paolo Gabriele is
A museum dedicated to the delights of traditional Italian ice cream, known as gelato, is set to open outside Bologna.
Some say the dessert dates