Yes, there will be a deal because there has to be. But the relationship initially defined by that deal, whatever it is, will change over the years, just as the UK’s membership of the Common Market was gradually transformed into its membership of the EU – but not the two key elements of EU membership, the euro and the Schengen agreement
President Sergio Mattarella and prime minister Matteo Renzi among those to attend service
Right-wing politicians have vowed to keep the ban by passing legislation via central government, after a court found local bans are 'seriously and clearly illegal'
Former prosecutor Sven-Erik Alhem says he is 'amazed' this justification is being used in 2016
As Sadiq Khan, a shrewd EU watcher, has noted, inserting a rushed UK withdrawal from Europe into a crucial election year in both France and Germany is not smart
'We need to phase out CO2 emissions and we need to change our pattern of using fossil fuels if we want to save the Earth,' says a Dutch Labour Party member
Without the EU referendum, we would be living under a Miliband government. In the second of two articles our Chief Political Commentator examines the argument against deciding complex questions by referendums by trying to imagine what would have happened if our constitution ruled them out
Renzi is vulnerable to defeat in the vote on a number of fronts, and he has lately sought to row back from his pledge to resign
'Spain needs a government now', the acting Prime Minister has said
Tokyo wins the top spot, with four great European cities following close behind
'Whoever needs migrants can take them, but don't force them on us, we don't need them'
'Even if Moscow currently has no immediate intent to challenge Nato directly, this may unexpectedly change overnight'
When you get a big shock to the economy it is better to look at what people do, not what they say – people do not always tell the truth to pollsters
Joint statement comes shortly UK’s top universities report issues working with their European partners, including being asked to leave EU-funded projects
President Petro Poroshenko claims that killing may be an attempt to 'destabilse' his country
From Europe to China, economic measures to boost growth are failing – but the Bank of Japan is searching for answers between the pages of the children’s fantasy ‘Peter Pan’