Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has handed in his resignation three days after losing a referendum on constitutional change. He'll stay on as caretaker until a successor is appointed, but calls for early elections are growing louder.
Ireland's deputy prime minister has resisted calls to resign, setting the country up for a possible snap election. The minority government faces a vote of no confidence ahead of complex Brexit negotiations.
Irish Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald has resigned amid demands from the opposition Fianna Fail party, a report says. The news appears to have staved off a snap election that could impact Brexit.
Ireland's opposition has called for a vote of no confidence in the deputy prime minister. The government could collapse ahead of an EU summit addressing the post-Brexit border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
In the wake of far-right activity in northern Italy, the country's ruling Democrats have led a rally in Como to warn about the dangers of fascism. The Italian Constitution bans the return of fascist organizations.
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