May 28, 2018

Italy’s post-election turmoil worsens

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Italy’s populist coalition failed to form a new government after the country’s president rejected their choice for finance minister. The president is now holding talks today about a possible interim, technocratic administration.…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Italy’s populist coalition failed to form a new government after the country’s president rejected their choice for finance minister. The president is now holding talks today about a possible interim, technocratic administration. But it is welcome news for investors? Then, a state in southern India is threatening to permanently close a controversial copper smelting plant. There have been deadly demonstrations against the facility, which is run by a British firm. Afterwards, has wine earned a spot on your Memorial Day BBQ menu? If so, you might be interested to know about a new focus on Chilean wine, which is from a region that’s challenging winemakers with its desert climate. (05/28/2018) 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC