On Sunday the Italians will decide whether they support constitutional change. DW's correspondent Bernd Riegert explains what the vote is about and what consequences it could have.
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.
Voters in Lombardy and Veneto have overwhelmingly supported nonbinding referendums seeking greater autonomy. Italy's wealthy north has long called for greater control over finances and security.
The rich northern regions had voted for greater autonomy in two separate referendums on Sunday. Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said talks will not undermine Italy's unity.
The Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are holding referendums on Sunday in a bid for more autonomy from Rome. But has the crisis in Catalonia put a damper on their aspirations? Megan Williams finds out.
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