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Inside Europe: Will Italian banks break Europe?

Interview: Helen SeeneyJuly 7, 2016

Europe has hardly had time to catch its breath since the Brexit result. But it could be about to plunge headlong into its next crisis. Now the potential trouble is coming from Italy, where the banking system is in trouble. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is considering using public funding to help the banking sector. But that would be against EU rules. Andreas Becker from the Business Desk explains.