Renzi's High Stakes Poker: Europe Holds Its Breath Ahead of Italian Vote
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 () Italian Prime MinisterMatteo Renzi may be facing defeat in a game of high-stakes poker with the electorate. If the Dec. 4 constitutional referendum fails, there are dark clouds on the horizon for Europe's future. The country is in poor economic shape and financial markets are alarmed.
Dec.05 -- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi quit after losing a referendum he called to push through constitutional changes, threatening renewed political and financial turmoil in Europe. Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel regrets but accepts Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's decision to resign after his defeat in a referendum on constitutional... DNA - Front PageAlso reported by •Raw Story
It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No"... France 24 - EuropeAlso reported by •WorldNews