"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."
Around the world there have been more shows of support for the Russian band.
The Vladimir Putin masks on display in Berlin made little secret of
The whistleblower website and its supporters have a notable ally in renowned Spanish human rights investigator Baltasar Garzon.
The EU has denounced the two-year jail sentences handed down to the three members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot.
He has got asylum from Ecuador but Julian Assange’s fate remains far from clear.
The Wikileaks founder risks arrest should he venture outside the
What follows is a translation of the song ‘Virgin Mary, Put Putin Away’ sung by Pussy Riot in Moscow’s main Cathedral in March
Norway’s outgoing police chief Oystein Maeland has been replaced.
He resigned on Thursday after a report said mass killer Anders Breivik could have
The leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in Poland have signed a joint call in Warsaw for reconciliation between their two
The German Constitutional Court is authorising the army to intervene in exceptional circumstances to deal with terrorist threats on home
We must prepare for the possibility of the eurozone breaking up. That call has come from the foreign ministers of Finland and Austria.
Credit card guarantee. Deposit fee. Insurance. Fuel. Damages… and the checklist goes on.
Renting a car may seem to be the easiest and cheapest
South Africa’s press has been scathing as the country reels from one of the bloodiest security operations since apartheid.
Ordered to stop production by a judge because of high levels of pollution, ILVA is responsible for almost a third of Italy’s steel output.
Two Italian government ministers have been meeting representatives of Europe’s largest steel factory which is threatened with closure and the loss of
Italy has been the eurozone’s most sluggish economy for more than a decade. Its economy has been sinking deeper into recession while its public debt
Three members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have each been sentenced to two years in jail after being convicted of hooliganism motivated by
The world’s financial market have been given a boost by apparent support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Central Bank intervention
The number of so-called bad loans – that is those that are unlikely to ever be repaid – held by Spanish banks rose to a record high in June.
Trade volumes for the eurozone rose in the first six months of this year according to the latest EU figures.
Exports were up by eight percent from
Air France-KLM’s shares rose on Friday after its pilots backed proposals to alter their contracts and working conditions.
That is part of the
Exceptionally hot, dry weather has been making headlines, notably for the effect on grain crops, causing the prices of these commodities to soar
In the Syrian town of Azaz just 30km from the border with Turkey the people have been burying their dead.
More than 35 were killed in a brutal
Around 200 firefighters have been deployed to tackle a wildfire close to a popular surfing resort on France’s Atlantic coast.
Around 550 hectares
The Hong Kong registered Ocean Breeze cargo vessel ran ground near the Port of San Antonio in central Chile. Three military helicopters were used to
A Chinese restaurateur in Beijing has invented a robot to make sliced-noodles. The automaton chef is proving popular with diners – and with the boss
Security has been tightened in Jerusalem on the last Friday of Ramadan as thousands of Palestinians attend Friday prayers at Islam’s third holiest
Колишнього міністра внутрішніх справ України Юрія Луценка засуджено до 2 років позбавлення волі.
Новий вирок ухвалено за епізодом, пов‘язаним зі
Four people have died and at least eleven have been injured after a fire at a Thai nightclub.
The Tiger Pub on the island of Phuket was
Japan is to deport 14 Chinese activists after a group of them landed on an island claimed by both Beijing and Tokyo.
The protestors were detained
The boss of low-cost airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, has denied his company’s planes carry insufficient fuel and put passengers at risk in a probe
About two tonnes of oil have been spilled into the Ionian Sea at the Italian port of Taranto.
The leak is believed to have come from a Turkish