Juncker Blocked Clamp Down on Tax Avoidance, Leaked Cables Say

Leaked diplomatic cables indicate that Jean-Claude Juncker, the embattled President of the European Commission, blocked proposals to clamp down on cross-border tax avoidance schemes within the EU as Prime Minister of Luxembourg.


Populists Primed to Govern Italy After Stinging Renzi Defeat

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi kept his promise to resign from office after losing a constitutional referendum tied to his administration Sunday, opening the door for the growing populist Five Star Movement (M5S) to move into Italy’s political driver’s seat.

Rome's Mayor, Virginia Raggi, casts her vote Sunday in Italian referendum.