Germany’s next government will face a number of challenges on the European level. Britain’s departure from the EU, Italy’s debt problem and questions over future integration will be just some of the items on the agenda.
As long as the UK fails to clarify who's calling the shots when it comes to Brexit, Brussels will be condemned to idly wait. The power struggle in London brings the country closer to a precipice, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Chief Brexit negotiator David Davis wrote in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May that he no longer wanted to be her "conscript." His move comes days after May announced she'd united her Cabinet behind an EU exit plan.
The European Commission has released new economic growth forecasts. Europe's major economies are expected to grow in the next two years — but at a slower rate than the Commission had previously forecast.
Political turmoil reigns again in Italy, and the likelihood of an anti-euro government taking charge is stronger than ever. For the EU, an Italian euro-exit is unthinkable and would make Brexit look like a picnic.
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