In Austria, the election victory of Alexander Van der Bellen against a far-right candidate was too quickly overshadowed by the result of the Italian referendum.
The defeat of Matteo Renzi and his resignation as Italy’s prime minister has given way to what could be a period marred by economic crisis and political and social upheaval – not just in Italy but in the whole of Europe.
This is because Italy is one of the strongest economies in the European Union. Geographically situated on the front...

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