With such a colourful political past, the British prime minister will be hoping for a show of substance in choosing the Tuscan city.
Labour and the Conservatives need a broader bandwidth to appeal to the modern electorate.
A clueless Tory government and a degenerate EU bureaucracy are locked in a pointless conflict. There must be something more than this.
For the third time in a row, first past the post has delivered confusion rather than stability.
Liam Fox insists on keeping faith with the referendum decision. But that is preventing ministers from adapting to an evolving situation.
Amid the rising forces of populism and nationalism, it's easy to fear a new age of tyranny. But history proves tyrants are often no match against democracy and its defenders.
Two experts assess the prime minister's claim and what the evidence says about the impact of a ban.
A deep dive into public sector earnings data since 2005 and how it compares to private sector pay.
The Conservatives' pact with the DUP is dodgy and depressing.
A generous funding package for Northern Ireland has gone down like a lead balloon in other parts of the country.
The unionists have pledged to back up the Conservative government in exchange for an extra £1 billion for Northern Ireland
Jeremy Corbyn was criticised for his unclear position on Brexit, but it may actually have been the smarter move.
The notion of an society organised on merit has held Britain in its sway for decades.
The birth certificates of the 41 players in the squad touring New Zealand are an eclectic mix.
In the 12 months since the EU referendum, the nation has only become more confused about where it's heading.
This was not the plan. Not the plan at all.
The parliamentary year looks set to be focused on Brexit, and with battles ahead, Theresa May has backed out of a flurry of planned legislation.
Our whole system of political campaigning needs a reboot.
Leading isn't all about charisma, but when you're not seen as competent either, you're in big trouble.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.