All households have received a leaflet advising them to prepare for crisis or war. But it's not really clear why.
Law professor Giuseppe Conte has no experience in politics – which makes him the perfect candidate for the uncomfortable partnership now in government.
The UN has repeatedly criticised Ireland's laws. It's time to change the Constitution.
Displacing the EU’s border as far as possible from Europe: is this really a solution to mitigate the flow of migrants?
A lawyer reports from Ireland days ahead of this vital vote.
What is Ireland voting on and why?
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
Several states, including Massachusetts and Rhode Island, have developed ambitious renewable energy targets that hinge in large part on getting their power from turbines stationed in the water.
The Atelier Populaire produced many of the iconic images of the student and worker movement that gripped France 50 years ago.
It largely depends on whether Europe will decide to ignore (and pay the price for) US sanctions.
If you're going to drive badly in Italy, do it towards the end of the local mayor's term in office.
The 50th anniversary of major student unrest was perhaps not the ideal moment to propose controversial higher education reforms.
Climate change plans can bring broader benefits to cities, while helping avert disaster.
With more Americans living and working longer, many professionals are continuing their educations later in life -- with a doctorate.
Apartments are cheaper to heat, have better views and use land more efficiently.
As the UK and US retreat from the global scene, Germany is ready to step up to preserve the liberal international order and is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
The satirical opposition group has failed to enter the Hungarian parliament, but it has scored a victory of sorts.
A third landslide victory leaves the right-wing leader on a collision course with Europe.
A new survey reveals that firms are only slowly adapting to advances in financial technology, even as CFO optimism rises.
While often lumped with other European populist parties, Beppe Grillo's M5S is a movement of activist fans mobilized by the messages of his "celebrity brand".