The European Commission is reportedly planning to harden its stance against member states who fail to adhere to democracy and the rule of the law.
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Instead of engineering a revival of the media magnate, whose party is now ahead of the Democrats in the polls, Italy’s Pier Luigi Bersani should be trying harder to woo Beppe Grillo, who, despite his contradictions and megaphone political style, has a programme that is much closer to the traditions of the Democrats.
Uncertainty, fear and bewilderment stalk the streets of Italy following an election in which the system failed to produce outright winners, reports Shamik Das.
A look at the Beppe Grillo phenomenon, with the comedian & founder of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement set to play kingmaker in the Italian elections.