Good afternoon Europe, today we've been watching:
Italy: President Sergio Matarella has given economist Carlo Cottarelli a mandate to form a government following the collapse of what would have been western Europe's first populist coalition between the 5-Star Movement and the League.
France: 22-year-old Malian Mamoudou Gassama is to be granted a French residancy permit today after he rescued a four-year-old hanging from a ledge in a Parisian residential block on Saturday.
Belgium: A gunman shot dead two police officers and took a woman hostage in the city of Liege before being "neutralised" by authorities.
Here is Euronews reporter Chris Harris with the latest in Belgium:
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