Youth unemployment in Italy is over 30 percent — one of the highest proportions in the EU. And young people will go to extraordinary lengths to apply for the few vacancies that are available.
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.
A refugee NGO in Italy is hoping that the country's new populist government will fail to implement the hardline immigration reforms promised during the election campaign. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Rome.
The number of new refugees arriving in Italy has swiftly dropped in recent weeks, yet small communities in the south of the country have their hands full. DW's Doris Pundy reports from Sicily.
The EU needs to relaunch its original project as a federal union of states, says Laura Boldrini, president of Italy's Chamber of Deputies. She spoke to DW about the migrant crisis, populism and rising inequality.
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