Italy is neither the first, nor will it be the last European economy to follow its own national interest and look for Chinese support.
Fake news doesn't respect borders so working together is the only option.
As of March 1, the UN Security Council has been presided by two countries, France and Germany. It could be one of the few positive consequences of Brexit for the EU.
Compared to China and the United States, Europe has lagged behind in AI, big data and digitalisation in general. Status quo and how (higher) education potentially could help to reduce this gap.
Plans for the Irish border come in to force after Brexit. But there is no plan for the rock after that date.
One half of the government has trounced the other in Abruzzo and Sardinia.
The ongoing policy uncertainty affects both ends of the economy: consumers and producers.
Pope Francis has been a staunch voice for a world free of nuclear weapons. But should he be involved in defence politics at all? And how does the Pope's message resonate among the European public?
Researchers have put together a toolkit for countering Islamophobia.
With Romania at the helm of the EU, many fear that there's a bumpy ride ahead. But there's no need to worry (too much).
Globally, the car industry is struggling. But Brexit is pushing manufacturers out of the UK.
Italy's deputy prime minister remains immune from prosecution because his coalition partners, the Five Star Movement, let members vote online to uphold it.
The shifting market for air travel has forced Airbus to abandon the production of one of the most impressive aircraft of all time, the super-jumbo A380. Was it folly, bad luck or both?
When two founding partners of the European Union are at loggerheads, something is very wrong.
Britain has long dreamed of breaking away from the European continent but global trade has never replaced links with its close neighbours.
After 1.3 million migrants from the Middle East and Africa came to Europe in 2015, many countries built fences or closed their ports. That has pushed migrants to take riskier routes into the EU.
Until last December, Internet service providers were required to respect the principle of web neutrality. This is no longer the case in the United States. What are the consequences?
With Muslim minorities in Europe projected to increase, what lessons can be learnt from India?
She stays on as PM but that doesn't leave her Brexit deal in any better shape.
The PM has pledged to hold cross-party talks after failing to get her deal through parliament. But time is running out.