"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
Leader of the centre-left Democratic Party, Luigi Bersani, cast his vote in the Emilia Romagna city of Piacenza, as Italians take part in an election
As election campaigning in Italy enters its final few days, the decisive lead of Pier Luigi Bersani’s Democratic Party could be under threat.
Mario Monti differentiated himself from Italy’s traditional elite, in a recent television advert, saying: “I am entering politics to give our
The French and Italian heads of state have met in Paris, a few days ahead of the next round of EU budget talks in Brussels on Thursday.
Mario Monti is urging all EU member states to agree on the European budget at the upcoming summit at the start of February.
Discord could lead to
He is the clear leader in the latest polls in Italy and now Pier Luigi Bersani has sent an unequivocal message to the voters ahead of the country’s
Italian prime minister Mario Monti has unveiled the alliance he will lead for next month’s parliamentary elections.
After announcing that he would
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti has promised to cut labour taxes to fuel growth on
at the start of his campaign for a second
Italians have been reacting to Mario Monti’s announcement that he will join the race in February’s elections.
The outgoing prime minister said on
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti says he is ready to lead a centrist coalition, ahead of February’s parliamentary elections.
The final auction of the year of long-term Italian debt went off smoothly today, three billion euros worth at 4.48%, only slightly up from a similar
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti has published his reform agenda online. It comes a day after the former European Commissioner said he
Playing his cards close to his chest while keeping his options open. This is the Machiavellian world of Italian politics.
Italian Prime Minister
Italy’s outgoing prime minister Mario Monti has said that in the upcoming election he would be prepared to run for office again, if there were a
The Italian President has to dissolved parliament, paving the way for an election on the 24th and 25th of February. Georgio Napolitano signed the
Italian politics are back in business ahead of Mario Monti’s announcement on Sunday about whether or not he will be a candidate for prime minister in
Prime Minister Mario Monti’s Friday evenings drive to tender his formal resignation to the president has set Italy on a fresh political course.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has had his final meeting with President Napolitano in which he formally resigned as head of the government.
The Italian parliament has approved Mario Monti’s 2013 budget, paving the way for his resignation.
The budget, which was passed with a wide
In November 2011, Italy feared that its political time had run out if it was to avert bankruptcy. So it called an economist to form a technocratic