"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."
French President François Hollande and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal have vowed to continue talking over the future of a plant in the north-east of the
The number of people out of work in France has risen to its highest in 14-years.
The pressure is now President Francois Hollande to stem the
Egyptian telecoms magnate Naguib Sawiris has stepped up activity in the European telecoms market. He has expressed interest in Telecom Italia and is
It was predicted 45 years ago, but it was only earlier this year that the existence of the ‘Higgs Boson’ could finally be proven.
Large areas of Wales and England remain on flood alert after several days of almost non-stop heavy rains caused devastation in many parts of both
A fire that killed 111 textile workers in Bangladesh has been declared as arson. More than 150 others were injured.
For the second successive day
The announcement of a deal to reduce Greek debt did not stop protesters from taking to the streets to oppose job losses demanded by international
On October 29, 2004 Yasser Arafat is on board a helicopter. The man some call “The father of Palestine’‘ is critically ill.
An air ambulance in
Portugal’s parliament has given final approval to its 2013 budget which includes the biggest tax increases in modern history.
The debt crisis in the recession hit eurozone is the biggest threat to the global economy, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and
Thousands of opponents of Egypt’s President Mursi have taken to the streets in protest against his special decree.
In scenes reminiscent of the
Just over two years since retiring from a glittering cricket career Andrew Flintoff is about to embark on an altogether different kind of sporting
A true declaration of war or an attempt to apply pressure while awaiting the mediation of the President?
France’s Minister for Industrial Renewal
Chinese artist Yue Minjun’s first major European exhibition is now open in Paris.
Offering a cynical view of contemporary Chinese society, the show
End of Watch, the gritty police drama starring Michael Pena and Jake Gyllenhaal as a pair of detectuives working in one of the toughest
Thousands of furious Italian workers at Europe’s biggest steel plant have staged a sit-in after management announced it is to suspend
Israel’s former foreign minister Tzipi Livni has formed a new political party to stand in January’s general election as an alternative to the
The remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have been re-buried in Ramallah after his body was exhumed to try to determine whether he
The debt crisis in the recession hit euro zone is the biggest threat to the global economy, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation
France’s President Francois Hollande is set to meet Lakshmi Mittal in a bid to end an intensifying row over the fate of two idle steel
Greek bank stocks dropped ten per cent amid fears that the Greek debt buyback plan will further erode their diminishing capital base.
The former French prime minister Francois Fillon is setting up his own group of supporters while his conservative UMP party tears itself apart over
Male prisoners in Thailand performed a dance routine to “Gangnam Style”, the song by South Korean rapper Psy that has become an Internet sensation.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
The leader of the M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reportedly agreed to pull out from the eastern cities of Goma and
Farmers have driven tractors in the EU institutions area Luxembourg Square, coming from France, Germany, Netherlands, and of course Belgium to
Some 20 kilometres from Skopje in the Macedonian countryside lies Hi-Tech, a company which specialises in manufacturing circuit boards, the electric
Protesters in Cairo appear determined to press on with demands that Egypt’s president gives up the near-absolute powers he decreed himself, despite
Two hundred thousand people turned out in Rio de Janeiro urging the president to throw out a new law they believe will cost their region dear.
Euro finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund have reached a deal on an urgently needed bailout for near-bankrupt Greece.
The US Congress reconvenes this week after the Thanksgiving holiday with time running out to reach a compromise over fiscal planning.