US army personnel: an Italian governor  has called on US authorities to repatriate all  military personnel who served in Liberia rather than have them quarantined in Italy. Photograph: David Cooper/EPA/US Air Force

After an Italian businessman ended up in court because of an unfortunate joke about the Ebola virus, it is worth pointing out that at least one Itali(...)

We’re only interested in taking cash from child-free hipsters. It’s not what the sign on the gastropub says when I rock up with two hungry children(...)

A 100-bed Ebola treatment centre in Liberia’s capital Monrovia. Luca Zaia, governor of the north-eastern Veneto region in Italy, this week called on US authorities to repatriate all US miliary personnel who have served in the country. Phoyograph: Reuters

In the week when an Italian businessman on a Dublin flight from Milan ended up in court because of an unfortunate private joke about the Ebola virus ,(...)

Roberto Binaschi leaving Dublin District Court today after he appeared at Dublin District Court where he was ordered to pay €2,500 to charity for an Ebola ‘prank’. Photograph: : Collins Courts.

An Italian businessman is to pay €2,500 to charity for making a private joke about the Ebola virus to his daughter on an Aer Lingus flight.IT company (...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron is locked in battle with Brussels over a demand for a further £1.7 billion to be paid by December 1st. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/REUTERS

The UK’s net contribution to the European Union soared to £11.3 billion in 2013, an increase of £2.7 billion from the previous year, according to offi(...)

Different systems are used over varied competitions in regards to use of professional sailors.

Coaches and parents at sailing events could come under the scope of disciplinary rules if next month’s annual conference of the International Sailing(...)

C&C results showed falls in profitability in its US and British businesses, sparking a selloff that knocked 8.6 per cent off its value. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

European stocks rallied late, reversing earlier losses, as a report showed that US economic growth had beaten forecasts.Commerce department figures s(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: confirmed yesterday there will be a House of Commons vote on an opt-back in to the European arrest warrant within the next three weeks. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron is to face increased pressure from Eurosceptic Conservative Party MPs to secure changes to EU migration rules (...)

Following the stress tests, the European Central Bank concluded that 25 institutions, nine of them Italian, would need to add a total of €25 billion in capital. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Will the asset quality review and stress tests conducted by the European Central Bank and the European Banking Authority mark a turning point in the e(...)

Convicted Mafia boss Toto Riina’s lawyer Luca Cianferoni talks to reporters after leaving the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome yesterday. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

In an unprecedented move, Italian president Giorgio Napolitano yesterday gave evidence in the high-profile, Palermo-based “Mafia-state” trial, a co(...)