Many protesters at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa were beaten up by the police. The European Court of Human Rights has now ruled that at least one victim is to be awarded compensation; more could follow.
Italy has become the last major Western country to legalize same-sex partnerships as a much-disputed law takes effect. The Catholic Church and several parties have strongly opposed the move.
The attack has been claimed by an anti-globalist group calling itself 'Fire and Flame for the Police.' The attack comes ahead of Hamburg hosting the G20 summit in July.
Poland is refusing to comply with a European Union order to stop logging in the Bialowieza forest. It's unprecedented - the EU may now impose hefty fines. It could even withdraw EU funding for Poland. But will it?
On Sunday, Hungarians will vote on an EU-wide distribution of refugees. One thing is clear: the isolationist stance in the country is spreading. That's exactly what the government wants.
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