Berlusconi brands risk premium as a scam that "doesn’t matter to anyone", as the Italian presidential candidate gives his opinions on market uncertainties and political instability in the country (read story here). Video of child decapitating a prisoner in Syria, uploaded by the SyriaTubeArmy channel, triggers angry reactions online (read story here). University vice-chancellors revolt against cuts and the Wert reform, as concerned are raised regarding access to universities and the treatment of co-official languages (read story here).
Catalan Minister for Home Affairs, Felip Puig, claims to be unaware of the police report published following an incident on November14th that caused Ester Quintana to lose an eye (read story here). The CiU shows reluctance to set a date for the consultation regarding independence (read story here). The slowing and stopping of a number of construction projects across the city cannot not be blamed entirely on the crisis, but also on a lack of speed and initiative in the Planning Department (read story here).