"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."
Sleeping beauties taking part in an installation art exhibition in Ukraine face serious consequences if they wake up when being kissed – they have to
They came to see Mitt Romney.
But an uninvited guest called Isaac threatens to steal the show at the Republican National Convention in Tampa
Euro Disney continues to gain in Paris on Monday on rumours concerning a buy out by its US parent company, Walt Disney.
Euro Disney is heavily
With the opening of Convention Season in the United States, the hunt for votes is reaching new heights. The Republican Convention in Tampa, Florida
The financing of electoral campaigns at the federal level in the United States is supervised by the Federal Election Commission (FEC), an independent
The French government seems to have scored an early victory in its campaign to help drivers by reducing the cost of fuel.
On Monday two French
The Romanian parliament has upheld a court decision to reinstate the country’s President Traian Basescu.
Basescu was suspended after a political
The famed Trevi fountain in Rome has been drained as it undergoes repairs to its facade.
Several small pieces fell from the fountain in
Nine people have been injured during a shooting outside a casino in the Algarve, Portugal.
Police say an argument started inside the casino’s
The lawyer representing the three members of the Russian female punk band, Pussy Riot has launched an appeal against their sentences.
Refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria continue to head to neighbouring Turkey.
Turkish authorities say as many as 9,000 Syrians have arrived today
The strike goes on.
That is the message from hundreds of miners gathered outside the Marikana site in South Africa where police shot dead 34 people
One person is reported dead and ten people have been taken to hospital after an outbreak of anthrax in Russia.
The lethal disease is spread to
Samsung’s big loss to Apple in a potentially game changing US patent lawsuit over smartphones meant a dramatic fall in the South Korean company’s
Brewers in the world’s number one beer drinking nation the Czech Republic say consumers are shifting irreversibly towards softer mixed
Up to a 100 miners armed with explosives have barricaded themselves in tunnels nearly 400m underground at a mine on the island of Sardinia.
Syrian rebels claim to have shot down an army helicopter during fighting in a suburb of Damascus.
The government acknowledged the incident but
It seems Spain’s economy was in a worse state than we knew.
GDP contracted by more than previously estimated in 2010 – by 0.3 percent – more than
RUSAL, the world’s largest aluminium producer, has said it will cut its capacity by three to four percent by the end of the year.
That after the
The latest survey of companies by the Ifo economic think tank shows business sentiment dropped for the fourth month in a row in August.
It is now
Monet and his famous garden paintings are known the world over but now, thanks to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, art lovers on the other
A new documentary shines the spotlight on Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei – whose clashes with his country’s government are ongoing to say the
Another illegal Roma camp has been evacuated in France, where rights activists have criticised the approach of the new Socialist government.
Sun bears – the world’s smallest species of bear, are at risk of extinction with habitat loss and illegal hunting to blame.
Organisation “Free the
Saying “no” to deadly clashes sparked by sectarian strife in Syria, people in neighbouring Lebanon have held a rally to call for calm.
They met in
The people of Florida are well used to hurricanes, and Tropical Storm Isaac brought the usual preparations with the minimum of fuss.
The start of the US Republican Party’s national convention has been put back by a day because of Tropical Storm Isaac – even though forecasts
The first ever duck egg eating contest has been held at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn, New York. Contestants must eat a fertilised duck egg with a
Tropical Storm Isaac hit Cuba on Saturday, making landfall just before midday near the far-eastern tip of the island. In Baracoa, the storm surge