Italy's foreign minister, Paolo Gentiloni, tells Matt Frei he cannot contemplate a UK exit from the EU. He also warns that migration could become a "great problem".
With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.
A new UN report says one in every 122 people is either a refugee or seeking asylum. It says if this number of people were a country, it would be the world's 24th biggest.
These are the astonishing pictures of Syrian and Eritrean migrants stranded inside Milan station in Italy - with nowhere to go.
Samantha Cristoforetti becomes the longest serving female astronaut in space after spending 200 days on the International Space Station and tells would-be scientists: "no dream is too big".
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi could offer incentives to northern cities who accept more migrants in an attempt to quell an anti-immigration row brewing between the north and south.
HMS Bulwark carries out another rescue mission in the Mediterranean, rescuing at least 500 migrants found in the sea off Libya.
Allegations of sexual abuse at a Catholic seminary school in Yorkshire have surfaced this week, after a British man confronted a priest in Italy.
In the name of art a former Italian church that has been converted into Venice city centre's first mosque plans to open its doors on Saturday - despite security concerns.