"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."
Ratings agency Fitch upgraded its sovereign credit rating for Greece by one notch on Tuesday, citing progress in cutting its budget deficit and the
Britain’s credit standing has suffered a further blow after Fitch became the second international agency to strip the country of its
Ratings agency Fitch has placed Britain’s AAA rating on ‘negative’ watch two days after finance minister George Osborne delivered a budget speech in
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
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Fitch has upgraded the credit rating of Turkey in a move that Ankara says will boost growth.
The bump up to investment grade – for the first time
Japanese electronics giant Sharp saw its shares fall further on Friday after it warned of a huge loss for the year and said it might not be able to
The Spanish government has announced a new technocrat governor of the central bank who enjoys cross-party support.
Luis Maria Linde was appointed
A leaked IMF report due to be published next week says Spain’s banks will need a cash injection of at least 40 billion euros.
Thursday ended with
The crash of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 while on a demonstrator flight in Indonesia has dealt a major blow to Russia’s attempts to build up its civil
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
The credit agency Fitch has upgraded Greece to B-minus with what it called a “stable outlook.” It is the first of the agencies to make the widely
Greek lawmakers are pushing forward with a raft of measures demanded by eurozone states in exchange for the 130 billion euro rescue.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said his country must appear ‘united and credible before the markets’ after winning approval for a 30 billion euro
The rating agency Fitch has downgraded a total of seven major banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
In Europe the effected lenders are BNP Paribas
The efforts of Italy’s new administration to turn around the economy may have come too late to save it from recession, according to ratings agency