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Why a new election may spell the end for Italy's centre-left party.
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Italy's new prime minister designate will try to name a new government amid political turmoil after the president blocked a populist coalition's attempt to do so.
The rejection of a populist government in Italy could further inflame anti-EU sentiment and destabilise the Eurozone.
Former IMF official Carlo Cottarelli says he has accepted an invitation to try and form Italy's next government.
The latest news and developments in Europe and beyond, as they happened.
Italy's would-be coalition parties have turned up the pressure on President Sergio Mattarella to endorse 81 year old Paolo Savona.
This is how we covered the news this morning, Thursday, May 24.
Italian president Sergio Mattarella has given a mandate to Giuseppe Conte to become prime minister of a coalition of far-right League and anti-establishment 5-Star movement.
The anti-establishment Five-Star Movement and the far-right League, which have drawn up a coalition pact aimed at ending months of deadlock, have nominated political novice Giuseppe Conte as the man they want to enact their radical policy plans.
Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and the far-right League have proposed Giuseppe Conte as the country’s new prime minister.
This is what the leading parties from the Italian election are proposing to do in office together.
Some of the proposals of the populist 5-Star Movement and the far-right League will be seen as controversial
Commentators have been having a field day over attempts by Italy's unlikely coalition hopefuls to draw up a plan for government.
The two big winners from the Italian election have considered plans to pull out of the Euro, seek debt relief and raise benefits.
The billionaire was convicted of tax fraud in 2013 but now, at 81 years old, he's back in the political arena.
Good morning Europe! Welcome to our coverage of the major European stories and key international news on Monday, May 7.
"I'm happy for Matteo Salvini and the League," the 81-year-old former prime minister said in a video message.
The anti-establishment movement emerged as the biggest single party after Sunday's poll
Italy's ruling centre left coalition emerges in third place, hurt by anger over poverty and mass immigration
A Femen activist interrupted voting at Silvio Berlusconi's polling station in Milan on Sunday (March 4) as he waited to vote.
Whatever the outcome, Italy's general election has exposed deep rifts in society and stirred anger over issues like immigration and poverty