Euronews 13 Aug 2019

Italy sets date to hold no-confidence vote on August 20


Leading politicians are being forced to return from their summer holidays early to take part in an extraordinary session in the country's upper house.…

The national assembly will hold a no-confidence vote in Chancellor Kurz…
Sebastian Kurz: No-confidence vote removes Austria's chancellor:
Austria is without a leader, after a no-confidence vote forced right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to step down.
Opposition parties joined forces to remove him from office over a corruption scandal involving a former coalition partner, the far-right Freedom Party.
But Kurz has vowed to return, and his high standing in the polls might yet see him coming back to politics later.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Vienna.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation to the Italian Senate, pre-empting a no-confidence vote tabled by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
British MPs are due to vote for a third time on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Parliament must approve May's agreement before midnight on Friday to ensure Britain's departure is delayed until May 22.
If not, it will leave the European Union in two weeks.
Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.

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