""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
With the known death toll from America’s tornadoes now around 350, President Barack Obama has described the devastation as “heartbreaking”.
US President Barack Obama is due in Alabama today after nature unleashed her fury across the American south.
The death toll from the worst series
A massive tornado sweeps through the southern state of Alabama in the US.
The twister claimed close to 300 lives and hundreds of homes and
More tornadoes and ferocious storms have swept through southern states of the USA taking the number of dead over the last three days to more than
Mats of thick, tarry oil and seaweed coated parts of Alabama’s Gulf Shores beach but beach-goers are undeterred.
A shooting at a university campus in the United States has left three people dead and several others injured.
A female member of staff was arrested
In the United States, a gunman went on a deadly killing spree in Alabama. After a 20 kilometre car chase, the rampage ended with eleven people dead
At least ten people have been killed in a shooting spree and car chase in the southern United States.
The gunman and his mother are believed to