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Italy in limbo after Conte slams Matteo Salvini and resigns

World / Politics Aug 21, 2019

Italy in limbo after Conte slams Matteo Salvini and resigns

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coalition. The move leaves the eurozone's third-largest economy in a political vacuum until President Sergio ...

Johnson's opening Brexit bid lands flat with EU leaders

World / Politics Aug 20, 2019

Johnson's opening Brexit bid lands flat with EU leaders

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed upon insurance policy for the Irish border. After more than ...