"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."
Athens sold 812.5 million euros worth of treasury bill on Tuesday. They are due to mature in six months.
That short-term borrowing is the only way
More government job cuts and other reductions in public spending have been outlined by Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Monti.
Despite strike threats
There was some good news on jobs for Spain but more austerity is coming.
The total number of people out of work there fell by nearly 100,000 in
A strong warning has been issued by France’s national audit office on the state of the economy.
It said the new Socialist government of Francois
The Spanish government has presented to parliament the country’s most austere budget since the Franco dictatorship.
Another round of cuts worth 27
Britain’s government met its deficit reduction target for the financial year just ended – but only just – and the figures that have been released
Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is in the spotlight after his party PVV refused to endorse deep austerity measures in the Netherlands
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has resigned after talks to agree a new austerity package failed over the weekend.
The coalition collapsed after
Protesters against the Spanish government’s latest reform moves burned rubbish at the doors of the Madrid stock exchange and spray painted anarchist
Tense negotiations on the budget have restarted in the Netherlands, after being brought to an early end on Wednesday.
The parties are now in their
Thousands of public sector workers protested throughout Tuesday and into the evening against austerity cuts in Madrid.
Carrying signs saying “