In Southern Italy, sympathies are growing for the 5-Star-Movement. In the end, that could make the difference whether or not the current government keeps it's majority in parliament.
Far-right leader Matteo Salvini had made a "last offer" for a coalition government that would resist EU policies. But the euroskeptic Five Star Movement has refused to budge, saying it wants fresh elections instead.
The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and far-right League are on the verge of forming the new Italian government having promised a "revolution." DW looks at Italy’s potential first populist coalition.
Despite Italy's political turmoil, most people in the country want the election-winning populists to form a government and get to work. They're eager to see the political establishment pack up and leave.
The European Central Bank wants to end its €2.4 trillion bond-buying program at the end of 2018, calling time on a policy that is credited with reviving the eurozone but may come too soon for some debt-laden countries.
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