"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."
Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision song contest with a score of 758. It's the country's first ever win.
42 countries competed in this year's contest, with 26 taking part in the final watched at home
The last ten places are up for grabs, meaning eight countries will go home empty handed.
The countdown is on ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest (May 13).
The European Parliament has reached an informal agreement to grant Ukrainians visa-free travel to the European Union
A gang of men - one wielding a chainsaw - has attacked a pro-Kyiv rail blockade in eastern Ukraine. More than 35 people were arrested at Kryvyi Torets. One man was injured.
“Ukraine is a country of a great potential” – this is a message heard at each panel of the Kyiv International Economic Forum this year.
Residents of Crimea are voting in Russian parliamentary elections for the first time since the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region.
Sharply escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine are raising concerns in the international community.
Tension is high in the region as Kyiv dismisses Moscow's claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula.
An award-winning journalist, killed by a car bomb in Kyiv, has been laid to rest in his native Belarus.
A well-known journalist in Ukraine has been killed by a car bomb in the capital Kyiv.
Up to a thousand people have taken part in Ukraine’s first major gay pride rally which was held amid tight security in the capital Kiev.
Thousands gather in Maidan Victims given national honour Ukraine still in the grip of political turmoil Thousands of people have gathered in
Ukraine’s President Poroshenko meets his prime minister late on Friday with the future of their coalition government looking creaky. It follows a
Londoners would have to work twice as long as people in Zurich to afford an iPhone, a new study has shown. In its prices and earnings review
Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko says he is optimistic the requirements of the Minsk peace agreement will be fulfilled by the end of the year
While there were violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, inside the chamber the atmosphere was equally tense. Mustafa Nayem from the
'Everything is under control,' say emergency service officials, as a fire at a Kyiv fuel depot rages on for a third day.
Security officials in Ukraine claim firefighters have now managed to contain a huge blaze at a fuel depot some 30 kilometres from the capital Kyiv