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“Italexit” is increasingly on the agenda in Italy. Photograph: iStock

Alberto Bagnai, a professor at Pescara university with a blog called Goofynomics, this week made a typically provocative demand: that the US should pr(...)

Matteo Renzi: If he wins  party leadership contest,  he may move for a general election in the autumn. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP

Two days after a tense party assembly, the future of Italy’s centre-left ruling party, the Partito Democratico (PD), is still threatened by a split fr(...)

Silvio Berlusconi: his lawyer claims he is being “tried for generosity”. Photograph:  Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty

The seven-year-long judicial saga involving a 24-year-old Moroccan woman and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has not gone away. On Sat(...)

  As prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni will represent a serious contrast with his predecessor.  Photographer: Angelo Carconi/EPA

Paolo Gentiloni, Italy’s newly appointed prime minister, is nothing if not a “safe pair of hands”. It is indicative that when commentators go lookin(...)

Italy’s newly elected prime minister Paolo Gentiloni: he represents a serious contrast with his predecessor. Photograph: Claudio Peri/EPA

Paolo Gentiloni, Italy’s newly appointed prime minister, is nothing if not a “safe pair of hands”. It is indicative that when commentators go looking (...)

 Italian president Sergio Mattarella: will hold talks with  23  parliamentary groups. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

Italian president Sergio Mattarella last night initiated three days of consultations aimed at appointing a successor to prime minister Matteo Renzi, w(...)

 Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi   announcing his resignation yesterday. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

In the immediate aftermath of Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi’s emphatic defeat in Sunday’s constitutional reform referendum, commentators have be(...)

Prime minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Renzi cast their ballots. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/EPA

Italy’s keenly contested constitutional reform referendum sprang an immediate surprise on Sunday when unexpectedly large numbers turned out to vote, (...)

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi: The head of Eurosceptic party Forza Italia is actually the last PM to be voted in by the people. Photograph: Reuters/Remo Casilli

Shakers and makers across the globe, including Barack Obama and Angela Merkel, will be keeping a close eye on the outcome of a critical Italian consti(...)

Matteo Renzi: The Italian prime minister promised to respect a No vote, though he said it would be “a pity”. Photograph: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini

Insults and mutual accusations marked Friday’s closing stages of a referendum campaign that could end the career of Italian prime minister Matteo Renz(...)

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