The European Commission is reportedly planning to harden its stance against member states who fail to adhere to democracy and the rule of the law.
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Instead of engineering a revival of the media magnate, whose party is now ahead of the Democrats in the polls, Italy’s Pier Luigi Bersani should be trying harder to woo Beppe Grillo, who, despite his contradictions and megaphone political style, has a programme that is much closer to the traditions of the Democrats.
Uncertainty, fear and bewilderment stalk the streets of Italy following an election in which the system failed to produce outright winners, reports Shamik Das.
In his latest report from the Italian elections, Shamik Das looks at the success of Partito Democratico’s primaries, a model Labour might consider emulating.
A look at the Beppe Grillo phenomenon, with the comedian & founder of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement set to play kingmaker in the Italian elections.
TweetIsrael Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to win re-election on January 22nd. National opinion polls show that Likud and its electoral partnership with the nationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu are in a strong position, and it looks likely they will be able to combine with other right wing parties to form an overall majority. On Tuesday, the […]
At an overnight EU summit on the debt crisis, Monti and Rajoy face Germany down, securing direct access to bailout funds for struggling banks.
The bond markets are now riding roughshod over democracy in Europe, dictating policy – and personnel, writes George Irvin.
Ben Fox explains where we are with the eurozone crisis, and argues where we should go next.
Northerners may not like it, but a debt union is the only way out for the eurozone debt crisis, writes Left Foot Forward’s Ben Fox in Brussels.