Spanish riot police are aggressively suppressing a self-determination referendum on independence for Catalonia, which Madrid says “runs counter to the goals and ideals of the European Union”.
Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be luddites.
Rescue boats could be refused port in Italy if they don’t sign onto the proposed code of conduct.
The European Commission gave preliminary approval for an Italian plan to wind down two ailing Veneto-based regional lenders.
Pope Francis has long railed against corruption and the mafia, but now the Vatican is considering developing a whole doctrine around excommunicating corrupt and mafia-tinged Catholics.