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He can't run for office himself (until next year) because of a tax fraud conviction, but Italy's election has been billed as a comeback for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. And it looks like his right-wing coalition will take the most seats in the country's lower house of parliament - but not enough for a ...

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.28 percent during early morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Autos stocks led the losses after President Donald Trump threatened European car makers with a tax on imports if the European Union (EU) moved to retaliate ...
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. “While we were sleeping, Putin won the Italian election,” the Twitter user Southpaw wrote this morning. Far-right and anti-Europe parties did very well in that election. It's still unclear who the ...
ROME — A rival pair of populist and stridently anti-European Union political forces surged in Italy's parliamentary election, but neither gained enough support to govern the country ... In Veneto, where it won 11 percent of the vote in the last elections in 2013, it captured around 48 percent this time around.
Italian voters have delivered a hung parliament at the country's general election, likely meaning there will be weeks of talks in order to form a new government. However, one thing is clear: populist parties are making big gains amid distrust of the establishment powers. The anti-establishment Five Star ...
If the final count results in a hung parliament, Italian President Sergio Mattarella will likely have to form the next government. Italy's 2013 election also resulted in a hung parliament, prompting then-President Giorgio Napolitano to handpick the next government. Analysts have speculated that Mattarella may ...
ROME — Italians registered their dismay with the European political establishment on Sunday, handing a majority of votes in a national election to ... The Democratic Party suffered its poorest showing ever in national elections, continuing a Europe-wide collapse of the left, and putting into immediate ...
BRUSSELS — More than half of the Italians who cast ballots on Sunday voted for populist parties, largely abandoning the traditional mainstream parties, especially on the center-left, continuing a European trend. Here are some other takeaways from a “throw the bums out” Italian election.
Preliminary results from Italy's general election show the country split three ways. None of the three factions – Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia and the anti-immigration the League; a centre-left coalition headed by Matteo Renzi; and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) – look likely to have ...


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