""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
Alitalia is ending its partnership with Air France-KLM.
In a statement, CEO Silvano Cassano of Italy’s national carrier said the tie-up, due to end
The long-delayed deal for Middle Eastern airline Etihad to buy almost half of Alitalia has finally been signed after eight months of negotiations
Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways says it has agreed terms and conditions to buy just under half of Italy’s loss-making flagship airline
Bankrupt Italian flag carrier Alitalia may be about to be rescued by Eitihad Airways, the Gulf company that is trying to expand its operation in
Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa has called on European regulators to block a tie-up between the troubled Italian carrier Alitalia and the Abu
Alitalia’s board of directors has approved a rescue plan aimed at staving off bankruptcy – while airline staff protested over the company’s
Alitalia is making a last ditch effort to cut costs and raise money to stave off bankruptcy.
The board of the Italian airline is reportedly
The Italian government is again scrambling to save Alitalia from ruin, by finding a short-term financing solution to keep one of the company’s major
Italy is looking to the banks to provide a temporary financial solution to keep Alitalia airborne.
The company, beset by problems, is looking for
Air France-KLM is in talks over whether to increase its stake in Italian carrier Alitalia.
The Franco-Dutch airline has long indicated that it has
Italian police have arrested 19 baggage handlers amid an investigation into suitcase theft at Rome’s Fiumicino airport.
Alitalia workers in
A Kazakh man is being questioned by Italian police after he tried to hijack a plane by putting a blade to an air hostess’s throat.
A man armed with what appeared to be a small knife tried to hijack a Paris-Rome flight overnight and take it to Libya.
Officials in Italy say the
Alitalia had to cancel nearly two dozen flights on Monday due to a strike less than one week after it was restructured and relaunched under private
Alitalia has been reborn by the Rome government shifting its debts and unprofitable parts of the company onto the Italian taxpayers’ shoulders and
The relaunch of Italy’s ailing airline Alitalia as a smaller, privately-owner carrier has been disrupted by protests. Once a symbol of Italy’s
A new, privatised Alitalia has taken to the skies today despite threats of disruption by protests on the ground.
The former state-owned airline
A new dawn has broken for Italy’s national carrier Alitalia.
The airline has agreed to sell a 25 per cent stake to Air France KLM for 323 million
Alitalia’s directors have approved the sale of a 25 percent stake to Air France-KLM for just over 320 million euros.
That came one day before the
The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi proved recent health scares were behind him, with an impromptu game of hide-and-seek with his German