Italy is set for change of leadership after prime minister Enrico Letta announced his resignation. Letta is stepping aside following a challenge from party rival Matteo Renzi.
The interior minister has ordered migrants in Riace be redistributed across Italy after its mayor was arrested. The mayor's vision was hailed across the globe as a model for reviving towns and integrating refugees.
Italy's coalition government of the populist Five Star Movement and the far-right League party has failed to ease tensions in Brussels between vocal pro-Europeans and nationalists. Where are the Five Star's allegiances?
The Five Star Movement has signaled for the first time that it would prefer the Democratic Party over La Lega in a possible governing coalition. Italy has been without a government since its election last month.
The reforms sweep aside the loose labor laws from the previous government. It fulfills a major campaign pledge of the new populist government.
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