"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."
Opinion polls suggest the incumbent prime minister of the conservative People's Party will scrape through, but without an absolute majority
Experts agree that Spain, which has been struggling economically, is seeing the end of a long-established two-party system.
It has been a day of reflection in Spain ahead of the country's tightest election in decades
Campaigning has come to a close in the tightest general election race Spain has seen in decades. Polls suggest Sunday’s (December 20) vote will see
From being a two-party contest for the last 40 years Spain has four leading contenders going into Sunday's general election, with two newcomers threatening the Conservatives and Socialists' chances of
Jerez de la Frontera – where more than 1 in 3 is out of work Every day is a challenge for 27-year-old Miguel Angel Vaca Fernandez, as he strives to
Spain goes to the polls on December 20 in what is being billed as one of the most crucial elections in recent years. The region of Aragon is seen as
Mariano Rajoy is candidate for his own succession. The least that can be said of the conservative head of the Spanish government is he has got
Many supporters of Pedro Sanchez largely forgive his career inexperience in favour of his looks; the leader of Spain’s Socialist party (PSOE) just
Albert Rivera is perhaps Spain’s most palatable politician for the centre-right, a newcomer to national politics. The 36-year-old lawyer and
Pablo Iglesias grew in stature as he campaigned. After a slump in voter opinion, his star rose steadily. With his pony tail and beard and supermarket
The Spanish traditional Christmas sweet known as turron is ‘bread and butter’ to some 2,000 of the townspeople of Jijona, on Spain’s Mediterranean
When does it happen, how does it work? On December 20, 36.5 million voters will vote to renew the Congreso de los Diputados (lower chamber, 350
He was on home soil, but not everyone was feeling friendly towards Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during an election campaign event on
Ciudadanos (‘Citizens’), is one of Spain’s new parties that emerged from crisis. The second-largest group in Catalonia’s regional parliament after
A senior figure in Spain’s conservative People’s Party (PP) is in La Nucia, in the southeastern Alicante province for the day. Foreign Affairs
Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election
Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy
For the first time since Spain embraced democracy in 1977 the two party system has ruptured. The anti-austerity Podemos and market-friendly
The Spanish constitution is now in its 38th year, the 6th Dec. anniversary coinciding with campaigning for the general elections on the 20th. Spain