"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."
Team captain’s Pascal Pape of France, England’s Chris Robshaw, Wales’ Sam Warburton, Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip, Italy’s Sergio Parisse and Scotland’s
Turkish police have broken up a violent mob in the port town of Iskenderun, after nationalist activists attacked three German soldiers.
Yair Lapid, the leader of the Yesh Atid party that placed second in Israeli elections on Tuesday, following the poll said: “Israelis have said ‘No’
More than 40 people were killed at a funeral in Iraq, when a suicide bomber dressed as a mourner detonated his explosives among the crowd in the
As the A-listers arrived in Davos, police marksmen looked down from the snow covered roofs of the picturesque Swiss ski resort. When the World
The unexpectedly stubborn recession in the eurozone, and weakness in Japan, will hold down global economic growth this year according to the
David Cameron wants to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s EU membership before a referendum, although he has not specified which powers he wants the
The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she accepted responsibility for the fatal attack on an American mission in Libya last year, but
The world’s power elite are gathered at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos focusing on how countries and companies can survive
Coalition talks are underway in Israel, after a general election produced deadlock between the right-wing and centre-left blocs.
British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged on Wednesday to hold a referendum before the end of 2017 on his country’s membership of the EU.
The UK in the EU has proved to be a toxic issue for past Conservative leaders.
It has loomed large in the downfall of the last two Tory prime
Britain’s European partners have reacted sceptically after David Cameron promised a referendum on UK membership of the EU if his Conservative Party
A suicide bomber has struck a Shia mosque in the Iraqi city of Tuz Khurmato, 175 kilometres north of Baghdad.
The explosion killed at least 25
Traders in the Hellenic Republic trying to win hearts, minds and pockets are calling on people to buy Greek products.
Though the word crisis may be
As I wander around Davos the song ‘Climb Every Mountain’ has lodged itself firmly in my head. Although it is driving me slowly mad its relevance is
The result of the Israeli election has been greeted with a mixture of resignation and indifference among Palestinians.
Now, as before, the main
The first parliamentary elections in Jordan since the Arab spring have been marked by a boycott from the main opposition parties.
Portugal enjoyed strong demand from investors in its first sale of longer term government bonds since Lisbon was forced to asked for an EU bailout
Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena is reportedly facing losses of at least 220 million euros from a derivatives deal made three years ago.
Google earnings from its core internet business came in much better than many analysts had predicted during the crucial fourth quarter of last
The 2013 World Economic Forum has started in Davos, Switzerland. It is where the elite, rich, and powerful from the worlds of politics, business and
In the Ennesys Lab in Nanterre, France, researchers are working on a project to produce energy from waste water by cultivating micro-algae in order
Britain’s prime minister has promised a referendum on whether the UK should stay in the European Union or leave if he wins the next election.
Austenland, directed by Jerusha Hess, and staring Jane Seymour, has premiered at Sundance.
The plot concerns an Austen fan who goes to a theme
The surprise rise of the centre-left is threatening to derail the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Commentators see it as a vote against
The launch of a rocket is the crowning moment, the culmination of a long process of careful machining and construction. What comes out of a rocket
Skirmishes broke out between gay rights campaigners and Orthodox activists outside the Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, during a rally by
In Israel exit polls suggest the predicted shift to the right has ended in a dead heat.
The centre-left Yasher Atid party has risen to a close
This version of David Cameron’s speech is as it was written, and not necessarily as he delivered it.
This morning I want to talk about the future