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Outlook 2017: Political focus - Europe

Geopolitical tensions look set to be felt across Europe in 2017. Here are some of the most important 1,429 more words

More than just populism: Renzi, the Italian Senate referendum and the perils of second chamber reform

On 4 December Italians decisively rejected Matteo Renzi’s proposed constitutional reforms, which centred on reforming the Senate – leading to his resignation as Prime Minister. The international media widely reported this as a victory for populism. 1,658 more words


Italy Has a New Government. Don't Expect It to Last Long

The newly-appointed government of Paolo Gentiloni is the 64th in the barely 70-year-old history of the Italian republic — and it is also set to have one of the shortest lifespans. 938 more words