The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has announced his resignation, and he will step down as soon as parliament passes urgent budget reforms. He has also confirmed that he will not stand for re-election should early elections be held.
Writing this blog seems to have become something of a stuck record, always harping on about Greece and the eurozone but, if you listen, the tune is changing all the time.
The problems (and attempted solutions) facing Greece and the eurozone have rumbled on over the weekend. And the Greeks have woken up this morning waiting to find out who their new Prime Minister will be after George Papandreou