""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Hundreds of fans gathered at Munich’s international airport on Monday to greet Germany’s national Olympic team upon their arrival following the Sochi
After weeks of negativity about security and costs, the Winter Games came to a close in Sochi on Sunday with initial criticism giving way to stories
Sochi provided many Olympic heroes. A first among equals, however, has to be Norway’s Ole Einar Bjoerndalen.
Coming into his last Olympics, the
The Sochi Winter Olympics have ended in a historic triumph for the host country. Russia has topped the board with 33 medals: 13 gold, 11 silver, 9
The Winter Games in Sochi are coming to an end, and on the penultimate day of the Olympics seven sets of medals were at stake.
Ukraine produced a stunning performance to clinch the women’s 4×6-kilometer biathlon relay on Friday, their first gold medal at the Sochi
This is the lighthearted moment footballers from English Premier League team Southampton got into the spirit of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Our Sochi Winter Olympics roundup for Day 15 starts with a story which appears to be dividing the Ukrainian Team.
Some members have reportedly
A skier competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday is at the centre of a storm over a risqué calendar.
Jackie Chamoun, who will compete for
Veteran Ted Ligety produced yet another flawless run to clinch the giant slalom at the Sochi Games on Wednesday, becoming the first American man to
Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the group tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi
Two members of the punk group Pussy Riot walked out of a police station wearing their trademark balaclavas after being released on
After a disappointing first half to the season Tina Maze has enjoyed a golden games in Sochi, where she has returned to winning ways.
Russian protest group Pussy Riot have crashed President Vladimir Putin’s Winter Olympics party – their arrest in the host city Sochi sparking huge
Two members of the protest group Pussy Riot have been released without charge from police custody in Sochi, where Russia is hosting the Winter
In the women’s biathlon, Belarus’ Daria Domracheva is fast becoming one of the standout performers of the Sochi games after Monday’s
The first of Sunday’s medals in Sochi were in Alpine skiing in Super-G track. Gold went to Norway, but not round the neck of Aksel
Day eight of the Winter Olympics brought more warm sunshine to the Black Sea coast where there were seven finals.
In Alpine skiing, Austrian Anna
Lizzy Yarnold claimed Great Britain’s first gold medal of the Sochi Games on Friday when the ice-cool 25-year-old won the women’s skeleton.
Martin Fourcade of France produced a masterful performance to win the men’s biathlon 20 kilometre race to add another gold to his collection in Sochi