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Latest update : 2018-03-01

Change Italy can believe in? Populist backlash ahead of key elections

Emmanuel Macron should take heed. Across the Alps, a lesson in what happens when you don't deliver the goods. Just four years ago, Italy elected another young reformer, but when the ballots are counted on Sunday night, the centre-left's Matteo Renzi could be all washed up at age 43. We'll see why and ask about an electorate squeezed by austerity, fed up with corruption and nervous about immigration. The populist backlash is palpable. So what do Italians want? Are they drifting away from Europe?

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

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Elly SCHLEIN

MEP, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

Chiara ALBANESE

Journalist, Bloomberg News

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2018-06-21 François PICARD

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

In Turkey, it's all or nothing. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pulling out all the stops ahead of the first presidential poll since a constitutional reform put more power in the...

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2018-06-20 François PICARD

Children in cages: What drives Trump's family separation policy?

It's a land of immigrants whose leader seems to relish the outrage over his ever more radical border policy. Donald Trump tried to parlay the separation of migrant families and...

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2018-06-19 Europe

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to finally get eurozone reform on track, but the migrant crisis again stole the show. Angela Merkel and her cabinet...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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