La Bella Italia – that's history now. Italy is plagued by high debt, youth unemployment, corruption and a decrepit bureaucracy. The government hopes to boost stability and efficiency through constitutional reforms.
The Mediterranean country is the first in the G7 to join China's Belt and Road Initiative. But in one small port town in Italy, Chinese investment is nothing new. DW's Giulia Saudelli and Mu Cui report from Vado Ligure.
Millennials have gotten a lot of bad press, leading to a poor reputation in many quarters. But people often overlook how much this age group has to contend with — and to contribute, says DW's Cristina Burack.
Italy's Matteo Salvini and Poland's Jaroslaw Kaczynski share a similar brand of nationalist politics. As the two meet in Warsaw, they are hoping to create a united conservative bloc for the European Parliament elections.
Incoming leftist President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is stopping a new airport for Mexico City, which he had called "a waste of taxpayers' money" and which was voted down by Mexicans in a referendum.
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