On 'The Day', Brent Goff asks how comments by EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger in an exclusive interview with DW are being received in Italy as it continues to face political crisis
With British MPs having roundly rejected Theresa May's deal with the EU, Brexit hardliners say her defeat means Brussels should renegotiate. But what do they want? Pro-Brexit Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin is our guest.
A DW interview with EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger has triggered strong emotions in Italy. But when it comes to controversy, cliches won't help anyone, writes La Repubblica journalist Roberto Brunelli.
Italy has upped its budget deficit target to 2.4 percent, in line with election promises of a basic income and tax cuts. EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici slammed the plans, pointing to Italy's "explosive" debt burden.
EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger's comments to DW that market pressures could "play a role" in voting habits in Italy have landed him in hot water. The German politician has since apologized.
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