"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."
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta were named in FIFA’s three-man shortlist for the 2012 Ballon d’Or award on Thursday.
Rio Tinto has announced massive spending cuts. The world’s second biggest mining group plans to slash costs by 5.4 billion euro over the next two
Hundreds of dockworkers from several European countries joined their Portuguese colleagues in a protest in Lisbon.
They are angry at proposed
A French appeals court has cleared Continental Airlines of blame for the Concorde crash in 2000 which killed 113 people.
A previous court ruled
An inquiry into the British newspaper industry has recommended tougher self-regulation underpinned by law.
The far-reaching report by Lord Justice
A group of MEPs have backed plans to give the ECB the task of supervising banks in the European Union.
The European Parliament’s Economic and
The Palestinian Authority is expected achieve the status of ‘non-member state’ in the UN.
Voting will take place in the General Assembly, whose
In Egypt the assembly drafting the new constitution has voted to keep the principles of Islamic law as the main source of legislation.
It was the
It is a party atmosphere in the squares and on the streets of Ramallah on the West Bank expectant of the outcome of the vote in the UN General
The chance of a quick economic recovery in Spain is still a distant prospect and “decisive action” is needed if the economic and financial situation
Former Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has returned for a second stint as coach of the Brazil national side.
The 64-year-old, nicknamed ‘Big
More than 60 years after the homeland of the Palestinians was explosively redrawn by the foundation of the state of Israel, Palestine has finally
The Greek National Opera has launched a new programme called the Dancebox Project, aimed at helping unemployed ballet dancers. Unsurprisingly, the
Beyond the Hills is a new Romanian film which tells the true story of a novice in a Romanian monastery in 2005 who underwent such a severe form of
Testimony from Sally Dowler brought back intense moments: “I rang her phone and it clicked through onto voicemail, so I heard her voice. And it was
In Serbia the verdict which cleared Ramush Haradinaj was questioned on the streets and in the judiciary. The retrial conclusion comes two weeks after
Don’t miss euronews’ exclusive double interview with Mario Monti and François Hollande in our new programme ‘The Global Conversation’, Monday
A Russian court has ruled video footage of punk group Pussy Riot is “extremist” and called for it to be removed from websites.
The decision was
Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) describes people who stop breathing while they are asleep and then suddenly start breathing again. It is thought to affect
In Britain Lord Leveson has released the results of his nine-month inquiry into the British newspaper industry.
The senior judge has called for a
The US economy grew faster that forecast in the third quarter.
Still economists believe the pace will soon slow and predict fourth quarter growth
In an historic move the United Nations General Assembly is expected to upgrade the status of Palestine on Thursday afternoon.
The application in
German unemployment rose for the eighth month in a row.
The increase was less than expected up by 5.000 to close to 3 million. Forecasters
A United Nations war crimes tribunal has acquitted former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj of crimes against humanity after a retrial in the
Romanian police say they have detained a group of alleged hackers who’re said to be behind Australia’s biggest credit card fraud.
Guns, cash in
A euronews freelancer’s report has won the prestigious Rory Peck Award for a feature about life as a Libyan rebel.
Spanish duo Alberto Arce and
In Egypt a final draft of a new constitution was completed early on Thursday and politicians will now vote on it.
Cairo and the country will later
Amateur video emerged showing the remains of a Syrian warplane shot down on Tuesday, and also of its pilot. Air strikes continue in Homs.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is said to have a chronic lung infection which could “worsen at any time.”
According to the South American
The results of a far-reaching inquiry into the standards, practices and ethics of the British press will be published today.
Lord Justice Leveson’s