"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."
Bank of America is to pay $8.5 billion (5.9 billion euros) to a group of investors to settle a claim over bonds based on sub-prime mortgages which
Bank of America has settled a dispute with the US government-sponsored mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
It will pay the
Bank of America has made its first quarterly profit since last summer.
The largest US bank in terms of assets said its net income increased to
Bank of America has created the surprise of the week so far by announcing it will repay 45 billion dollars of taxpayer bailout funds over the next
Bank of America has posted a quarterly loss for the second time in less than a year. This time it was one billion dollars (672 million euros)
Top US banks continue to struggle. The largest, Bank of America, has just posted lower earnings.
Second-quarter net income fell 25 percent to 2.4
European markets fell, for two main reasons.
Investors worried about the economic impact of swine flu, as well as concerns in the banking sector
Citigroup has unveiled a major restructuring under which will split in two and dump weaker businesses and troubled assets.
At the same time it
Barack Obama has renewed his pledge to make kickstarting the US economy a top priority in his first 100 days in office.
The US president-elect
Bank of America has announced plans to slash as many as 35,000 jobs over the next three years as it wraps up its takeover of Merrill Lynch. The bank