The Italian election has resulted in a stalemate which questions the country's reform agenda. We take a look and talk to Bremer Landesbank's Folker Hellmeyer about the outlook.
Italy's government has won an initial vote of confidence on legislation that purports to end political instability. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has suggested that critics of his bill will not be able to halt its passage.
Many expect a long wait when it comes to determining the true outcome and implications of Thursday's polls in the UK. DW's Samira Shackle listens to people's frustrations and hopes as the country counts its votes.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
Just as austerity advocates say reforms are bearing fruit, fears are growing in northern Europe that parties imitating Greece's Syriza may threaten the consolidation consensus. Is the EU about to reject austerity?