4th Dec 2023


Italy has new government, after Five Star Movement 'yes'

Supporters of the Five Star Movement (M5S) votes yes to a new government lead by Giuseppe Conte, with 79 percent support through an online voting system, where 117,000 people were subscribed. On Wednesday Conte will go to president Sergio Mattarella to present a new government of M5S and the Democratic Party (PD). Former deputy prime minister and M5S leader Luigi Di Maio will become Italy's new foreign minister.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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