The new coalition's spending plans will ramp up Italy's annual budget by over €100 billion a year.
An economist answers four important questions on what's behind the political turmoil in Italy and what's at stake for Europe and the world.
Europe is experiencing a wave of optimism that its seven-year Greek drama may be finally coming to a close. Only one way to do that: Share Greece's pain.
If the UK fails to maintain its global outlook, it could lose business to a globalist France.
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron's plan to reform the eurozone if elected is easier made than implemented.
The "no" result from Italy's referendum is likely to brew political and economic uncertainty for some time yet.
Even if Italy votes for changes that will make it easier for the government to pass economic reforms, the country's economy will still be in trouble.
The European Union faces a crisis of legitimacy, and its rules on fiscal governance are at the heart of it.
Sure, it's got a flag and some bank notes – but the EU will need to do better if it's to compete with its members' strong, national design heritage.
How research led one academic to change his mind after standing against the euro and other elements of EU integration.
There is good reason to fear Brexit, but voting to stay in the EU is also a chance to restore the vision of the founding fathers.
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New research shows texting combined with rising levels of youth unemployment were primary drivers of the unrest that has unsettled Europe.
The European Union was billed as the most important post-WWII peace project. It has failed.
Greece's 'accidental economist' speaks to the UK's leading minds on Syriza, the troika, and whether he’s just a little over-exposed.
The last-minute bailout deal will keep Greece in the common currency, but at a cost of the dream that was the euro.
The media predictions are dire, but the reality of the Greek monetary crisis may be less sensational.
Greece could default and refuse to leave the eurozone - it all comes down to what the European Central Bank does next.
European leaders have consistently claimed that their anti-contagion measures would protect the rest of the eurozone from a Greek exit. This looks like pure propaganda.
Here's how well do the Eurozone countries look after their citizens.