"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."
The EU budget negotiations are making farmers across the union nervous, amid speculation that reform of the Common Agricultural Policy will lead to
European leaders are back in Brussels for the 25th summit since the debt crisis began three years ago.
This time they are in the Belgian capital
A new collection of letters and postcards by literary nobel prize winner Thomas Mann have been found. The writings of the German novelist, most known
United Arab Emirates
A court in Dubai has jailed a British woman and an Irish man for three months for having sex in taxi.
The case is the latest in which Westerners
Restaurant and hotel owners in the Bulgarian capital have been protesting against a smoking ban in closed public spaces. The demonstrators want the
As the dust settles between Gaza and Israel, each side is seeking to portray itself in a positive light after the ceasefire deal. In spite of the
The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has delighted investors with the company’s results for the first half of the financial year.
The Guangzhou motor show opened to reflect China’s breakneck development in car manufacturing.
The sluggish economy hit sales last year with a
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton personally praised the leading role played by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in brokering a ceasefire
World leaders of the group of eight developing countries have been meeting in Pakistan to discuss trade and forging closer economic ties.
Is it just the human herd instinct or do American shoppers on what is called Black Friday the day after the annual Thanksgiving holiday in the US get
A Tottenham Hotspur supporter has been seriously injured and several hurt during an attack in Rome on Wednesday ahead of a Europa League match
“Rise of the Guardians” is a 3D Christmas offering from DreamWorks that sees Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and Jack Frost band
A calm of sorts has returned to Gaza as the strip’s Rafah border crossing with Egypt reopens as part of the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between
Differences remain between Hamas and its political rival Fatah, but both sides are agreed that the ceasefire is a “victory” for the
In an annual custom, the American president pardons the traditional centre-piece of the Thanksgiving holiday, a turkey. Two this year, named Cobbler
A revival of fortune for the manufacturing sector in China. Preliminary results from a factory survey highlighted the pace of economic growth in the
Normal life, the day-to-day struggle for essentials that passes for normal life in Gaza, is starting to get up and running again.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
The M23 rebel group has rejected calls from African leaders to withdraw from the eastern Congolese city of Goma.
The rebel army said it would
Spain’s treasury has sold 3.9 billion euros of medium and long-term debt, seen as the country’s first step in building funds for a predicted
A United States judge has ordered Apple to disclose to rival Samsung details of a legal settlement it reached with HTC including terms of a 10-year
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
A fresh way of analysing security information is being developed with the help of Heathrow Airport.
Known as TASS – it brings together different
There has been a rare show of unity between Fatah and Hamas supporters in Gaza.
Palestinians marched side by side with yellow Fatah and green Hamas
The last French President Nicolas Sarkozy has escaped being placed under formal investigation after an all-day grilling by a judge over accusations
People have long talked to their plants in the belief that it helps them grow healthy and strong.
Now, at a vineyard in South Africa the hills are
British Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived in Brussels for the EU summit promising to go into budget talks all guns blazing – for a cut in
Thousands of Indonesian factory workers took to the streets of the capital Jakarta on Thursday to protest against low wages and a new social security
Residents of Gaza City took to the streets to celebrate the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.
The Taliban in Pakistan says it was behind a suicide bomb that killed 13 people on Wednesday night during Shi’ite processions in the city of