European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani said Europe should "fear" the spread of small nations as Spain struggled Sunday with the Catalonia crisis and the Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto voted in referendums on greater autonomy.
Its graduates are also among the first in Sweden to gain employment once they've completed their studies.
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All but destroyed in a 2016 earthquake, the Italian town has been added to a list of vulnerable heritage sites.
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A work of street art that turned Pope Francis into "superpope" will now support Vatican charitable projects through the sale of t-shirts bearing the flying pontiff, artist MauPal said on Friday.
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In a world first, Turin auction house Sant'Agostino says it will allow bidders to pay in crypto currency.
The head of the Geneva-based World Health Organization on Sunday reversed his decision to name Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, following widespread uproar.
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Venice's world famous carnival, which lasts until February 28th, is thought to have started in 1162 after a military victory. Abandoned for decades, it was resurrected in 1980.
Silvio Berlusconi says he would have responded differently to the Catalonia crisis than Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy, backing a "legally controlled" referendum to resolve the situation.
Austria's hard-right Freedom Party has a shot at sharing power after elections on Sunday, having narrowly lost out in a presidential vote last year.
Can the Serie A champions turn their latest defeat around and beat Sporting Lisbon?
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake killed at least two people when it struck Ischia on Monday, August 21st. An earthquake on the same spot 134 years earlier killed more than 2,000 people.
The pope has racked up 40 million followers on Twitter, the Vatican said on Wednesday, underlining the Catholic leader's status as one of the world's biggest social media players.
A group of Swedes will swap lives with Italians to find out why the latter live longer.
The Gambero Rosso - the equivalent of the Michelin guide or the Bible for Italian foodies - has released its annual list of the very best spots to get pizza up and down the country, and noted a growth in the country's pizza-making industry.
Dozens of Italian cities are way above safe limits, an environmental watchdog says.
As Islamic State loses ground in Syria, Italian authorities fear the jihadis' foreign recruits could try to cross back into Europe via Italy.