Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

This week Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, set a date in December for his high-stakes referendum on constitutional reform. The vote will determine the political future of a leader already struggling with painful party defeats in local elections, troubles in Italy’s banking system and a persistently weak economy. Ben Hall discusses with James Politi, the FT’s Italy correspondent and Europe news editor Joshua Chaffin.

 

A battle for the camera drone market has broken out, with action camera maker GoPro taking on the current leader DJI. Both companies have unveiled new products that are small enough to fold into a backpack. Chris Nuttall asks the FT’s Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco who’s winning the camera drone war.