EU vacuum creates dangers
Published 09/11/2011 | 05:00
Following yesterday's budget vote in the Italian parliament, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's days are surely numbered.
While parliament voted to approve the measure, the fact that Mr Berlusconi has lost his overall parliamentary majority means that his departure from office, probably within days, is now inevitable.
Even closer to the exit door is Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.