"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."
The entry of the USSR and its satellite states into the Olympic arena changed the dynamic of the Games. The idea that it’s ‘not the winning but the
It doesn’t take much examination of the statistics to be able to confirm what was already fairly obvious to sports fans – the home team wins more
The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday announced 45 more athletes have failed dope tests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.
The French Olympic triathlete Laurent Vidal has died of a heart attack at the age of 31.
Vidal, who competed at two Games and finished fifth at the
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will miss next month’s Sochi Games after failing to recover from a knee injury, the American said on
G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid
A stuntman who parachuted into the opening ceremony of last year’s London Olympics as James Bond’s double has been killed in a wing-diving accident
The man that threw a bottle onto the track during the 100 metres final at the Olympic Games this summer appeared at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on
From Whitney Houston to Gangnam Style, from Hurricane Sandy to the London Olympics, search engine Google has published its list of the most
Five Cameroon boxers that went missing during the London Olympics have re-appeared at a Gym in the British capital.
The boxers disappeared from the
It has emerged a Somali Olympic sprinter failed to make the London Games after allegedly dying on a boat on her way to Italy.
According to the
Italy has been the eurozone’s most sluggish economy for more than a decade. Its economy has been sinking deeper into recession while its public debt
North Korea’s Olympians were welcomed as heroes in the capital Pyongyang. Their performance at the London 2012 Games was better than expected, with
There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the
There was a surprise jump in inflation in Britain in July.
It inched up to 2.6 percent from 2.4 percent in June – that was the first increase since
London’s Heathrow Airport processed around 15,000 Olympic athletes and officials as they left the capital following the end of the Games.
Four members of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Olympic delegation, including judoka Cedric Mandembo, have gone missing says the Congolese Olympic
The banners are still up and the centre of London remains festooned with national flags, but the Olympics are well and truly over and Britain is
The medals earned by the Olympic champions in London show more than the athletes’ excellence. They also reflect the economic contexts of whole