With such a colourful political past, the British prime minister will be hoping for a show of substance in choosing the Tuscan city.
The European Commission has published its guidelines for talks on this thorny issue.
Talk of banks leaving London completely for other European cities is just that – talk.
Despite the recent terrorist attacks in Spain, the European Union has dramatically improved its counterterrorism efforts. Here's how.
Why are the Brussels negotiations stumbling along so badly? Because a fundamental step has been skipped.
A breakdown of the UK's position paper on the customs union.
The rise of the middle class in Africa is fuelling consumer economies and protection policies. But they tend to be disconnected from sustainability issues.
Follow the money to see if Angela Merkel is on course for a fourth term as chancellor after the September vote.
Failing to agree an aviation agreement could mean no legal basis for flights to operate at UK airports.
Prime minister Viktor Orbán is quite open about his goal to build an 'illiberal state'.
The French president is calling for a series of conventions to shape future decisions. But these projects have a history of going awry.
It's never been used in the history of the EU, but Poland could be about to feel the full force of this powerful mechanism.
The American Society of Civil Engineers gives US infrastructure a D+. What is it that we're doing wrong?
The proposal ignores how bad the EU is at sharing responsibility for asylum seekers.
The European Union is threatening to suspend the state's voting rights if it pursues legislation to restrict its judiciary.
Europe's approach to antitrust enforcement picks up where the US left off in the 1980s, when the view that breaking up monopolies hurt innovation took hold.
Merkel’s popularity at home and on the global stage continues to grow as she runs for a fourth term as chancellor.
How the shifting debate on Europe has been portrayed – or not – in UK popular culture.
Less than two years after Europe's migrant crisis began, EU officials have said that the situation is under control. It's not
A year after Brexit, experts from the Grenoble École de Management and the Centre for European Economic Research look at what impacts the UK's leaving the EU could have on energy prices and security.