"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."
The man of the moment, Alexis Tsipras has swept to power in a landslide win in Greece. His Syriza party’s anti-austerity message appears to have
As Greece’s leftist Syriza party looked set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives in the Greek election, our reporter spoke to some
The Eurozone’s Consumer Price Index fell to its lowest inflation level in four years in February. Revised data put inflation at 0.7% per annum
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European partners to tackle flaws in the eurozone by taking control of economic policy and making politically
A new German anti-euro party is holding its first national conference. On Monday, Alternative fuer Deutschland presented itself as a very confident
Efforts by cash-strapped Cyprus to restructure its banking systems have been praised at a meeting of Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels. The
Russia has agreed to push back the pay-back date on a 2.5 billion euro loan it made to Cyprus two years ago. It has also reduced the interest.
Ahead of the re-opening of Cypriot banks on March 28, the Central Bank of Cyprus sent private security vans packed with cash to stock them up.
EU finance ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday amid French concern over the strength of the euro.
Paris says the value of the single currency
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to put the thorny question of the euro’s value to the G20 meeting in Moscow later this week.
The European Central Bank has said it will monitor what impact the stronger euro is having on the region’s economy to make sure it does not derail
How worried should eurozone policymakers be about the rise in the value of the euro?
Is the region set to lose out in a new currency war involving
The Spanish government is to offer low-rent housing to vulnerable families who have had their own homes repossessed.
Officials hope the homes will
Rubbish is piling up in cities in the Spanish region of Granada as as a strike by workers enters its tenth day. Officials insist there is no risk to
The eurozone’s unemployment rate reached a new record in November as companies from carmakers to retailers laid people off.
Joblessness hit the
A new EU report has warned of a growing poverty gap in Europe.
The European Commission’s annual Employment and Social Developments review shows the
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras have held informal talks in Berlin. The two were taking part in a
Eurozone factories sank deeper into recession in December as new orders tumbled.
Surveys of the region’s businesses showed economic decline spread
European finance ministers meeting in Brussels have reached unanimous agreement on a deal paving the way for closer integration in the
The European Central Bank has issued a bleak forecast for the eurozone economy.
The experts there said it is likely to shrink next year, as it has