"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."
Chinese firms Sinochem and ChemChina are reportedly talking about possibly merging to create a more competitive global industry player.
Brexit uncertainties hang over the merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse even as LSE shareholders overwhelmingly voted for it.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union is threatening the planned merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse though the LSE says it remains on track.
Oilfield services provider Halliburton and smaller rival Baker Hughes have called off their merger in the face of opposition from US and European competition regulators.
A deal has been signed for the acquisition of Japan's Sharp Corporation by the Taiwanese company Foxconn
European traders are wondering if it will be third time lucky after previous failed attempts, but the London and Frankfurt stock exchanges have again
Itedi, which owns the Turin based daily newspaper La Stampa, is to merge its editorial assets with Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso, publisher of Rome daily La Repubblica.
A telecoms giant with over half of France’s fixed-line and mobile markets. That’s on the table if a merger between Orange and Bouygues goes ahead
Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical have announced in a combined statement that they have agreed to merge and create a huge combined entity worth
Merger talks are said to be at an advanced stage to create a chemicals giant with a market value of more than 120 billion dollars. The deal between
Pfizer’s 150 billion-euro acquisition of Allergan is the healthcare industry’s biggest ever takeover, creating the world’s largest drug maker. The
The Irish-based group Allergan is in talks with Pfizer over a possible merger that would unite the US makers of Botox and Viagra – and create the
Dell has agreed the biggest takeover in technology history by buying the storage company EMC. The deal, worth nearly 60 billion euros, should help
Talks between Vodafone and Liberty Global over cooperation in Europe have collapsed. The discussions had covered exchanging assets in mobile
Moves are afoot to unite the world’s two biggest producers of beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev – which makes Budweiser and Stella Artois – says it
“Out of the market for an ‘elephant’ for 12 months or so”. Those were the words of billionaire Warren Buffett after his investment firm Berkshire
Shares in British bookmaker Ladbrokes shot up 10 percent after the turf accountant confirmed it was in merger talks with the Gala Coral Group.
One of the British high streets’ biggest names New Look has been hunted down by South African investment heavyweight Brait.
The chain has 600 shops
The Greeks say they are in advanced discussions with China’s Cosco to sell 51% of one their great maritime assets, the port of Piraeus. The Chinese
Liberty Global’s Belgian arm, Telenet, is buy local mobile network operator Base from Dutch group KPN for 1.3 billion euros.
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