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Italy's new prime minister wins confidence vote staving off political turmoil

Italy’s caretaker prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has won the backing of the Senate in a confidence vote allowing his government to take office, turning the political turmoil down from boil to…

Italy’s caretaker prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has won the backing of the Senate in a confidence vote allowing his government to take office, turning the political turmoil down from boil to…

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Paolo Gentiloni to be Italy's new prime minister

Caretaker Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned last week after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.

Caretaker Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned last week after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.

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Italy's president starts talks to resolve political turmoil

Italy’s president has begun talks with political leaders to find a quick resolution to the political crisis unfolding in the country following the resignation of prime minister Matteo…

Italy’s president has begun talks with political leaders to find a quick resolution to the political crisis unfolding in the country following the resignation of prime minister Matteo…

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Five knock-on effects of Renzi's referendum defeat

Italy is today searching for a new prime minister after the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who quit after losing Sunday’s referendum on constitutional reforms.

Italy is today searching for a new prime minister after the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who quit after losing Sunday’s referendum on constitutional reforms.

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Italian PM suffers heavy defeat in constitutional vote

Italians have voted to reject constitutional reforms in a referendum largely seen as a confidence vote in their prime minister.

Italians have voted to reject constitutional reforms in a referendum largely seen as a confidence vote in their prime minister.

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Opinion: a referendum puts Italy's government to the test

Forecast If Italian voters reject a raft of proposed constitutional reforms on December 4, the government will likely resign.

Forecast If Italian voters reject a raft of proposed constitutional reforms on December 4, the government will likely resign.

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Is Italy about to lose its prime minister?

Opinion polls are predicting the prime minister's defeat in a referendum at the start of December.

Opinion polls are predicting the prime minister's defeat in a referendum at the start of December.

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Renzi, reform and the paradox of Italy's referendum

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

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Why Donald's success might Trump Matteo Renzi

The US billionaire's surprise victory in the US presidential election seems to be a factor behind the widening lead for the "No" camp in Italy's upcoming referendum.

The US billionaire's surprise victory in the US presidential election seems to be a factor behind the widening lead for the "No" camp in Italy's upcoming referendum.

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European leaders hold final meeting with Obama in Berlin

The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.

The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.

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Italy threatens to block EU budget talks

EU governments and institutions are set for intense budget negotiations ahead of a Thursday deadline.

EU governments and institutions are set for intense budget negotiations ahead of a Thursday deadline.

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi turns his back on Europe

With his back against the wall with an upcoming referendum on constitutional reform, the Italian Prime Minister decided to remove the EU flag from a Q and A event on…

With his back against the wall with an upcoming referendum on constitutional reform, the Italian Prime Minister decided to remove the EU flag from a Q and A event on…

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Violent scenes on the streets of Florence

Police used shields to block young men who were charging them in an attempt to reach a building where Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was at a political meeting.

Police used shields to block young men who were charging them in an attempt to reach a building where Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was at a political meeting.