Prime Minister Renzi resigned after Italians rejected his constitutional reforms. Experts attribute that in part to Donald Trump's election – which could upend elections in France, Germany, and the Netherlands next.
EU leaders will have to recalibrate the bloc to stop a further breakup, not only by delivering concrete results like jobs to citizens, but also by making sure their case for unity is heard over growing nationalism.
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants, fleeing violence and poverty in Africa and the Middle East, are trying to find a better life in Europe – putting major strains on the EU and its member states.
'Boat season' is in full swing in the Mediterranean, as migrants brave perilous conditions for a better life in Europe. But the crossing is deadlier than ever – already 1,800-plus migrants have died.