"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."
Will the EU’s beloved euro project survive?
With so much uncertainty currently facing the European single currency, comparisons with this year’s
Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister has quit his position to run for the top job.
Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba plans to succeed Prime Minister Jose Luis
Russia has banned all imports of fresh vegetables from the European Union as the diplomatic fallout from the mystery E.coli outbreak ratchets up a
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has publicly backed his Deputy Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba who has been chosen as leader of the
It is no coincidence that Spain’s youth protests erupted in the run-up to local elections. On their placards, demonstrators display the reasons for
Where and what now for the Socialists are the questions most of the Spanish press are asking about the country’s ruling party after its drubbing in
Spain’s opposition conservatives routed the country’s ruling socialists in local and regional elections.
Voters enduring the highest unemployment
A resolute Spanish prime minister dismissed speculation that he is considering calling an early general election after the drubbing meted out to his
The Spanish government has asked prosecuters to investigate candidates of the recently formed Basque independence party Bildu for links to SORTU and
China has said it will keep buying Spanish government bonds and will help fund a restructuring of Spain’s savings bank.
China’s Premier Wen Jiabao
The socialist Spanish Prime Minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, says he will not seek a third term in the country’s general election next year
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged the euro zone would take crucial steps by March to strengthen economic stability.
She spoke after
China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang on a visit to Madrid has told Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero that Beijing will continue to buy Spanish
The Spanish prime minister has announced the biggest cabinet reshuffle since the Socialists came to power in 2004.
But will it be enough to
Spain’s leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has replaced his right-hand woman in a major cabinet reshuffle.
Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega has
The Spanish government today presents its toughest budget for decades to parliament as bad news mounts concerning the country’s debt.
The latest ceasefire from the Basque terrorist group ETA has been dismissed as ‘disappointing’ by Spain’s prime minister. In his first comments on
Spain’s highest court has upheld the majority of a charter granting new powers of self-rule to Catalonia.
But for some politicians its still not
The vote seemed comprehensive in the Spanish parliament: 168 in favour, only eight against. MPs approved the socialist government’s plans to reform
The Spanish government has approved unpopular reforms aimed at shaking up the country’s rigid labour rules.
The plan aims, among other things, to