"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."
Manchester United struck early in their Champions League clash against Real Madrid in the Bernabeu with Danny Wellbeck scoring in the 20th
Jaka Hvala clinched his maiden win in World Cup ski jumping in the large hill event at Klingenthal in Germany.
The 19-year-olds previous best
Japan has been floored by the news wrestling will be thrown out of the Olympics. Tokyo is bidding to host the showpiece games in 2020 but it seems a
Germany is carrying out tests on meat and meat products as supermarkets in North Rhine-Westphalia removed suspicious products from shelves as the
Romania has defended its abattoirs and a probe has cleared two producers suspected of relabelling horsemeat as beef.
The journey from
Joaquin Navarro-Valls was the Director of the Vatican’s press office for more than 20 years, stepping down in 2006.
His role as gave him perhaps
What Benedict XVI will leave to posterity and how he will be seen to have contributed to the Roman Catholic Church are questions being posed after
At least five people have been killed in a plane crash in Ukraine.
The twin engined Antonov turboprob was carrying supporters to a European
The second report in eight months on the refugees from the conflict in Syria compiled by the humanitarian NGO Doctors Without Borders presents
Pope Benedict XVI has held his last mass as pontiff at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome in front of a congregration of thousands.
He was given a
EU officials held emergency talks in Brussels on Wednesday on the horsemeat scandal.
Environment, agriculture and consumer ministers were in the
The horsemeat scandal is yet to hit Belgian supermarkets, but nevertheless consumers there are worried by developments in France and
Sales of mobile phones fell last year for the first time since 2009.
The research company Gartner said that was due to “tough economic conditions
The European Union and the United States have agreed to talks on a free trade alliance.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said they
Salvatore, a fine dining entrepreneur who has worked on three continents and speaks three languages, has come down in the world since his days as
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Monday’s deadly bomb attack at the Turkish-Syrian border was meant to provoke the Ankara
As romantic Romeos rush to buy flowers ahead of Valentine’s Day on Thursday, business is booming at the world’s largest flower
PSA Peugeot Citroën has defended its recovery plan at the same time that it announced its biggest-ever full-year loss.
The French carmaker vowed to
The US correspondent for a Ukrainian television station managed to enter the Grammy award ceremony with no ticket or accreditation by just walking up
French President François Hollande has held talks with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan in Paris with the leaders debating Libyan calls for Western
Norwegian police have arrested a man they suspect of threatening to attack on government buildings in Oslo.
Late on Tuesday, an armed man told
Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook has said it is carefully considering calls for the company to return more cash to investors; it is currently sitting
Is a new form of right-wing politics sweeping Europe?
Beyond terrorist attacks and lone wolves like Norway’s Anders Bering Brevik, support for
ING has announced deeper job cuts in its retail banking business in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The latest layoffs by the Dutch financial
The Spanish parliament has bowed to public pressure and agreed to debate a citizens’ motion that would protect indebted homeowners from
A roof at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has collapsed under the weight of snow.
There are no immediate radiation concerns.
Traditionally, amputees have been offered one-size-fits-all prosthetics – functional but not particularly attractive. Now technology is blurring the
He took over at the head of the Church replacing a globe-trotting Pope who defended traditional values. Elected in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI worked as
Hollywood star Matt Damon says he will not use the bathroom until the world water crisis is solved.
The Oscar-winning actor and activist, who is a