Silvio Berlusconi

The EU could soon face a crisis that would make the post-crash Greek debt crisis look like a minor hiccup
A sizeable percentage of Italians have put their weight behind ferociously divisive rhetoric
Polls show voters are backing anti-establishment and far-right parties in record numbers.
Sometimes, rarely, you meet leaders who turn out to be every bit as unfit for office as you had imagined
The Age of Reason is over. The big learning that we can take from Trump and BREXIT is that the western world has had enough
It doesn't matter whether you support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Malcolm Tucker or Kermit The Frog. No politician should receive such a favourable treatment at such a crucial time, when an interview like that can seriously shift the balance in the electorate.
But vandalising the very concept of a public service broadcasting - with its mission to be creative, inclusive, intellectually curious and journalistically challenging - doesn't get you a smaller, leaner BBC. It gets you Rai - a still expensive, monolithic structure that is very much less than the sum of its parts.
A graffiti artist who was invited to Downing Street has revealed David Cameron made some less than discreet comments about
Pope Francis was pictured locking lips with Israeli president Shimon Peres this weekend – in an image reminiscent of an advertising