On Sunday the Italians will decide whether they support constitutional change. DW's correspondent Bernd Riegert explains what the vote is about and what consequences it could have.
When Matteo Renzi took office, he promised to wreck the old structures that have been slowing Italy down for decades. But on Sunday he was hit by the wrecking ball himself, writes Andreas Rostek-Buetti.
Following a referendum defeat, Italian PM Matteo Renzi has said he will step down without delay. European leaders, including Angela Merkel, have reacted with disappointment after voters rejected his proposed reforms.
Former premier Matteo Renzi is to stand again for his Democratic Party (PD) leadership. Internal party feuding is threatening to split the party ahead of elections to be held by early 2018.
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