Markets drop as Italian parties reach coalition deal – PayPal buying Sweden's iZettle in $2bn deal - Overwhelmed cities aim to control tourism
In 2013, after a refugee ship sank off the coast of Lampedusa, killing hundreds of people, the Italian island became synonymous worldwide with the global refugee crisis. Now after a slump, tourists have begun returning.
Tour operators are furious at a ban stopping them driving near Rome's ancient monuments, fearing for their businesses. But the city's mayor is refusing to back down in a tense stand-off.
The mural that appeared in Rome shortly after Italy's elections has become reality: Populists from across the spectrum are embracing each other. Italy is facing a very uncertain future, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
Populists and far-right radicals have ruled the Eurozone's third-largest country since June. The promised revolution is yet to fully materialize — except when it comes to migration. Bernd Riegert gives his assessment.
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