"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
Italy’s President Georgio Napolitano has appointed a group of 10 experts to come up with an economic plan for the country. The main political parties
The so called 10 “wise men” are due to get to work in Italy on Tuesday, where they will try to set the country’s political course after the
Italy’s centre-left leader Pierluigi Bersani has failed in a last-ditch attempt to form a coalition government to rule the country.
Italy still has no new government and traders are nervy. The amount that Italy is having to pay in interest for investors to buy its government bonds
In Italy, there appears to be little confidence that Pier Luigi Bersani will be able to form a government a month after inconclusive elections.
First an inconclusive election, then a credit rating cut for Italy. It keeps troubling the markets and testing them with each bond auction. Do
Fitch cut Italy’s sovereign credit rating on Friday.
It was reduced from A-minus to BBB-plus with a negative outlook.
The rating agency said
There was a scrum worthy of any Six Nations rugby match as Italian kingmaker Beppe Grillo was mobbed by the media as the post-election stalemate in
Italy’s election outcome rattled the markets. Political uncertainty in one of Europe’s biggest economies scared the entire monetary union.
The political uncertainty may be the consuming interest for most Italians, but for Silvio Berlusconi judicial matters keep cropping up.
The political stalemate continues in Italy following inconclusive parliamentary elections. Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has ruled out
The vote mirrored an Italy deeply split over whether to press ahead with the painful austerity that helped to right its finances without curing a
Confirmation that Italy’s Northern League has won the governorship of the economic powerhouse of Lombardy has set it up for a renewed power struggle
Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s newest and now largest political group, has ruled out voting for any government led by the traditional parties
With no clear winner emerging from Italy’s election, the centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has warned that the country is facing a “dramatic
MEPs warned on Tuesday that whoever takes over in Italy, the next government will have to pursue an ambitious reform agenda to get the economy back
Fallout from the Feb. 24-25 Italian elections – background followed by an interview with a political specialist in Rome
Many Italians cast their
Among the inconclusive results of the Italian election, there was one undoubted winner.
The Five Star Movement led by the comedian, satirist and
The leader of Italy’s Democratic Party, Pier Luigi Bersani, has given his first reaction to the political stalemate following Italy’s general
The markets – including Madrid – may have been in turmoil on Tuesday because of Italy’s election stalemate, but the Spanish Economy Minister Luis de