Matteo Ghisalberti

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Instead of building walls, the UK must do more to help the Calais asylum seekers

David Cameron and François Hollande both opposed recent proposals by the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, to put in place a fairer EU-wide system for resettling asylum seekers landing in Greece and Italy.<p>I therefore found it deeply hypocritical of the French and UK governments to …

Calais

Europe's handling of migrant crisis 'breeding new generation of mafia', warns Sicilian mayor

EU's failure to provide legal options for desperate migrants is feeding organised crime in Italy, warns anti-mafia mayor of Palermo<p>A new generation of mafia mobsters is planting roots in Italy due to the EU's failure to allow migrants to enter Europe legally and find work, the mayor of Palermo has …

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Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

Human Rights

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Hutchison, Vimpelcom to merge Italian mobile businesses | Reuters

(In 16th paragraph, deletes referece to Denmark)<p>* Vimpelcom’s Wind and Hutchison’s 3 Italia to merge<p>* Brings together No.3 and No.4 players in Italy<p>* Deal needs regulatory approval<p>By Danilo Masoni, Leila Abboud and Pamela Barbaglia<p>MILAN/PARIS, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Vimpelcom and Hutchison have agreed …

Telecoms

Europe risks losing Iran to China and Russia

European companies expect to be at the forefront of the gold rush. Europe's relationship with Tehran has been less confrontational than that of the US. Europe also has a history as a major oil importer from Iran. Pre-sanctions, Europe's oil bill was some 600,000 barrels a day, with most going to …

Opinion: There may never be a ‘second’ Greece

The International Monetary Fund’s acknowledgment that Greece’s debt is unsustainable could prove to be a watershed moment for the global financial …

This small Czech village is one of the most spectacular towns in Europe, but it hasn’t been discovered by tourists yet

The town — which sits along the banks of the Vltava river — dates back to the Middle Ages, and much of its original architecture still stands intact today.<p>According to UNESCO, Český Krumlov was built around a castle whose existence was first documented in 1253.<p>The castle is open to visitors today …

European Travel

Spain outperforms rest of eurozone's big four amid Greek debt crisis

Spain emerged as the best performer of the eurozone’s big four economies last month as the single currency area largely shrugged off the impact of the Greek debt crisis.<p>The latest health check conducted by the information services company Markit showed the pace of activity across the eurozone eased …

Europe

Poll shows Spain set for unpredictable political autumn | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s ruling conservative Popular Party has taken a clear lead over rivals in a fragmented political landscape four months before a general election but looks set to fall far short of a majority to govern alone.<p>Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy …

Europe

Cracks are beginning to show in the facade of Spain's most important economic region

Catalonia's President and Catalan Democratic Convergence party leader Artur Mas speaks during presentation of agreement for independent Catalonia<p>Thomson Reuters<p>And now that the wrecking ball is in motion…<p>As the countdown begins to Catalonia's plebiscite-style elections, scheduled for September 27, …

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Tusk won’t attend swearing-in of Poland’s Duda

There’s little love being exchanged between Polish elites this week as President-elect Andrzej Duda prepared for his swearing-in Thursday.<p>Rumor …

Europe

35 Things Only People Who Grew Up Polish Will Understand

There's just nothing like Babcia's cooking.

Christmas Eve

Poland's new president calls for stronger Nato presence to counter Russia

The Conservative politician Andrzej Duda has been sworn in as Poland’s new president, immediately calling for a stronger Nato presence in his country to counter a perceived military threat from Russia.<p>In his first speech as president to the two chambers of parliament, Duda, 43, also said he will …

Europe

As migrants die at sea, Latvians protest against quotas

Latvians have protested government plans to accept 250 applicants for asylum over the next two years. More than 2,000 migrants have died crossing the …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

Latvia – A Rising Star for International Entrepreneurs<p>Latvia isn’t a country that immediately springs to mind when you think of economic …

The Baltic and the Bear | Russia

For months, NATO has been building up its military presence in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania amid fears that, after the Russian sponsored separatist conflict in Eastern Ukraine, their turn may be next.<p>But have these nations, part of the Soviet Union until the early 1990s, been …

Russia

German factories just destroyed expectations with an explosion in orders

German factory orders just blew the doors off, with the strongest increase recorded in 2015 so far.<p>The June figures were just released by Destatis, Germany's statistical agency.<p>Orders rose by <b>2%</b> from May alone, and surged upwards by <b>7.2%</b> compared to the same month last year.<p>Analysts had expected a …

Cameron wins accolades from Italy's anti-immigrant Northern League

David Cameron is being hailed as a hero by Italy’s rightwing anti-immigrant Northern League party, which has heartily endorsed the British prime minister’s stance on immigration following the crisis in Calais.<p>Matteo Salvini, the bombastic head of the Northern League – or Lega Nord, as it is known …

Europe

Italian government invests €80million in heritage sites

A range of Italian museums and archaeological sites are to receive significant investment. Earlier this week, the Italian culture ministry approved a …

Italy

Britain must do more on Calais, say French

Bernard Cazeneuve, the French interior minister, appears to reproach Britain for not doing enough just days after agreement with Theresa May<p>Britain must do more to deal with the migrant crisis in Calais, the French interior minister has said, in a move which could destabilise fragile Anglo-French …

Calais

Paris Migrants Eclipsed by Calais Say Britain’s Not for Them

Mohammed Habbib left Darfur three years ago, reaching France in early June and requesting political asylum. The 28-year-old says he has no interest …

5 Reasons Why Post-Summer Trans-Atlantic Trips are Best

Maybe some of your friends went to Europe this summer. Maybe friends in Europe visited the U.S. Good for them but now it’s your turn and guess …

Flying

Paris Saint-Germain to unveil Angel Di Maria on Thursday

The Argentina international has passed a medical with the French champions and will be presented to the media following a €60 million move<p>Paris …

Soccer

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