"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."
Greece’s credit rating was upgraded on Friday for the first time since its multi-billion euro bailout.
Global rating agency Fitch said Greece was
Good news for Italy from the rating agency Fitch.
It has confirmed Rome’s sovereign debt rating at BBB+ but raised its outlook to stable from
Credit agency Standard & Poor’s has cut Russia’s credit rating. It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level.
Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its outlook for Spain’s economy from “negative” to “stable”.
It follows a similar move last week by Standard and
Standard & Poor’s has upgraded its outlook on Ireland’s credit rating.
Based on the opinion that Dublin’s debt may fall faster than expected, its
Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency.
Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of
The US government is suing Standard & Poor’s accusing the agency of knowingly inflating its ratings of risky mortgage-related investments, of the
The US government says it wants five billion dollars from Standard & Poor’s.
In a law suit the Department of Justice is taking the agency to court
Credit rating agencies will have to be more transparent about how they assess a country’s sovereign debt under changes agreed by MEPs on
Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Spain’s economy continues to contract.
The country’s central bank has calculated GDP shrank by 0.4 percent between July and September from the
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches.
The downgrade follows a cut of
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
Arnaud from Brussels asks: “My question for European officials is: how far are we going to let rating agencies dictate how European stock markets are
European shares and the euro fell as trading opened after the warning by ratings agency Moody’s that Britain, France and Austria might lose their