"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 UK government's new position paper says 'direct jurisdiction' of the European Court of Justice will end with Brexit.
London is due to publish several new policy papers setting out its position ahead of renewed talks with Brussels later in August.
Sporting camouflaged diving gear and matching ensembles for all kinds of weather, Putin took a two-day holiday in the remote Tuva
"It is time to hand leadership to an experienced, clear-eyed leader who can dispense with tribal politics and cobble together support from the sensible wings of the major political parties."
In the volatile political age in which we live, new parties are springing to power all over. Will the shake up reach the UK's shores?
state of the union
As the UK tries to unravel itself from over 40 years of EU membership, other countries seek closer ties. This week's State of the Union heads to Kiev for the signing of the EU Ukraine association agre
A challenge for Theresa May's government is how to protect rights without stifling the economy
EU insists Britain must pay its debts before negotiating future perks.
British takeaway food courier firm Deliveroo said any attempt by ministers to restrict the flexibility of the “gig economy”, in which people can work
Carrying placards reading "Tories out" and "Not one day more," thousands marched through London on Saturday in protest against the conservative government's policies.
state of the union
Our weekly round-up of the top stories from Europe's de-facto political capital
The fragile government of British prime minister Theresa May has had its legislative plans approved by MPs.
They approved the ruling Conservatives’
During PMQs, Theresa May announced an implementation period could be needed to ensure a smooth Brexit.
Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has linked the deadly London tower block fire to cuts to local authorities’ budgets.
Corbyn, speaking in the House
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe's de facto political capital.
Theresa May’s offer on protecting the rights of EU nationals needs “more ambition” and “clarity, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday.
'Settled status' post-Brexit rights published
Theresa May and DUP leader Arlene Foster presided at the signing of a deal at Downing Street on Monday
Ministers are denying EU nationals will become second-class citizens.
It’s rare that France and their neighbours over the English Channel both have elections in the same month.
France’s planned parliamentary poll