Analysis: coronavirus negotiations pit EU's hard-hit south against frugal north

EU leaders were on Monday haggling over a 750-billion-euro recovery package that has pitted Mediterranean nations, most in need of financial support, against a bloc of so-called frugal nations from the north. FRANCE 24 correspondent Philip Willan says Italy’s leader Giuseppe Conte has emerged as a protagonist in the negotiations, the result of which could give a boost to eurosceptic parties in the country.