"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."
Americans do not really care about foreign affairs, and this election campaign has been all about the economy in any case, so no-one was expecting
Spain’s budget minister has presented an optimistic assessment of the country’s economy, putting on a brave face over the latest gloomy
Large pro and anti-government rallies have taken place in the Hungarian capital Budapest, reflecting stark divisions in the country as it marks the
America tuned in last night for the last of three televised debates between the candidates for the US presidential election in two weeks time. They
Getting more women on company boards has been a long cherished aim for many senior EU officials. The problem is how to break the glass ceiling
With European stock markets down for the third trading day, Michelin – the world’s second-largest tyre maker – was a rare riser on the CAC 40 on
Suspected members of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party have stepped up their campaign of attacking schools in Turkey’s southeast.
The head of the BBC has denied helping cover up an investigation into the monster in the midst of the organisation, the late Jimmy Savile.
Troubled mobile phone maker Nokia has revealed plans to raise 750 million euros by selling bonds.
Investors will be able to later convert those
Coming to a football stadium near you – goal line technology. Football’s governing body FIFA has endorsed two systems to be used worldwide in a bid
Fire of Anatolia is a Turkish dance company which is not just performing in Belgium, but also letting schoolchildren watch rehearsals. The show
A ten-year-old Irish boy has made two new unexpected pen friends.
Oisin Millea found a message in a bottle from two young French Canadian girls on
Apple made its biggest product move last Tuesday since debuting the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller, cheaper tablet into a market staked out
At first glance Alain Richioud from the French city of Lyon looks just like anyone else, but he has a rare talent for apnea, which means holding your
Chinese conglomerate HNA has bought a 48 percent stake in French private airline Aigle Azur.
The deal makes it the first Chinese company to invest
Ukrainian politicians are finding it increasingly challenging to win votes from among the young.
Compared to their elders they are better plugged in
‘Tomorrow’ is a new Russian documentary about a collective of activists, artists and performers called Voina who are opposed to the current Russian
Fear and death continue to stalk the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo.
An army jet swoops above, as locals try to go about their daily
Japan’s Justice Minister has quit claiming ill health, days after calls for his resignation due to past links to organised crime.
Former Finmeccanica manager, Paolo Pozzessere, has been arrested for alleged international corruption.
He is wanted in connection with supply
The decision to hand six year jail sentences to six seismologists for underestimating the risk of an earthquake that struck Italy three years ago has
A Soyuz spacecraft has launched a new US-Russian crew to the International Space Station. The three atronauts will arrive at the ISS on October 25.
Spain’s economy continues to contract.
The country’s central bank has calculated GDP shrank by 0.4 percent between July and September from the
A Soyuz rocket has blasted off from Kazakhstan, launching the latest human mission into orbit to join the International Space Station.
The Emir of Qatar has become the first head of state to visit Gaza since the Islamist group Hamas took power five years ago.
Sheik Hamad bin
The EU’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is meeting Lebanese leaders in Beirut amid heightened tension over the conflict in neighbouring
A suicide bomber blew up his car at a police checkpoint in Russia’s North Caucasus region on Tuesday, killing a policeman and severely wounding three
Stormy weather and muddy condition did not dampen the spirit of lawnmower racers who took part in the British Grand Prix for Lawnmower Racing. It was