Mario Monti

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Top of the Agenda: Monti Forms Cabinet amid Eurozone Pressures

Italian bond yields have risen above the critical seven percent mark. So where does this leave Italy and what can the rest of Europe do?

I don't think the CNBC team in Rome would mind me telling you that they're knackered. (A bit like Roman politics? - Ed).