The Italian election has resulted in a stalemate which questions the country's reform agenda. We take a look and talk to Bremer Landesbank's Folker Hellmeyer about the outlook.
Right-wing parties have been on the make for years in Europe and are already governing in several countries - some even holding absolute majorities. Here, an abbreviated overview outside Germany.
In regional governor elections in Italy, the ruling Democratic Party appears to have performed below expectations. The results could hamper Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his ambitious reform agenda.
Italy's government has won an initial vote of confidence on legislation that purports to end political instability. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has suggested that critics of his bill will not be able to halt its passage.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
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