"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."
There was tight security in the Spanish capital for the colourful celebration
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Germany is the latest European country to legalise same-sex marriage, sparking celebrations in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
It joins a dozen
germany is the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings
Questions marks over Czech Republic, Ireland, Finland, the UK and France.
German MPs vote for same-sex marriage.
high heeled dash round the Spanish capital
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
SPD leader Martin Schulz says his party will push for a vote in parliament this week, before the start of the summer recess.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in cities across the world.
Police stopped activists for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersexed rights from gathering in large numbers
Pride rallies have taken place in previous years in Istanbul and some of those behind it are vowing to go ahead and stage the event this year as
Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security on Sunday.
Participants carrying rainbow flags and signs
Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats have joined thousands marching for gay pride in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
More lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered people (LGBT) were killed last year in the United States than in the previous 20.
In Orlando, Florida, vigils are being held to remember the victims of the 2016 shooting rampage in the gay Pulse nightclub.
Services are being held
Tens of thousands have taken part in marches in the US in support of LGBT rights.
People took to the streets in Washington, Los Angeles and other
Posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, men kiss and hold a banner reading "Put a stop to homophobia in Chechnya."
LGBT community in Indonesia face growing prejudice