Youthful, charismatic and on the left, Matteo Renzi is being tipped as a new force on Italy's fractured political scene
Italian Politics And Parties
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Wednesday 15 December 2010
Riot police clashed with protesters last night in Rome's worst violence for years after Italy's tainted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi narrowly won a confidence vote that saved his government from collapse.
Monday 13 December 2010
Monday 22 November 2010
One of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's best-known ministers said she will resign after confidence votes next month that could trigger elections.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
The rebel group that has challenged Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi pulled out of his struggling centre-right government yesterday, heightening prospects of early elections in the coming months.
Monday 08 November 2010
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is facing calls from his most bitter political rival to resign for the good of Italy and start negotiations to form a new centre-right government.
Thursday 30 September 2010
Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's Prime Minister, won a confidence vote last night, emerging strengthened from a test of his authority after a breakaway right-wing group backed his call for national unity.
Monday 23 August 2010
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's main coalition ally said early elections were the only way out of Italy's political crisis, as the premier and his estranged partners kept up an acrimonious war of words.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Premier Silvio Berlusconi yesterday survived his first test in parliament since the break-up with a powerful ally, a victory that leaves his conservative government safely in place at least until after the summer.
Friday 23 April 2010
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his main coalition partner fell into a public shouting match on yesterday, inflaming simmering tensions that threaten the stability of Italy's conservative government.
Saturday 06 March 2010
The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi called an emergency cabinet meeting yesterday to try to solve the chaos threatening his coalition's chances of success in regional elections this month.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Tuesday 15 December 2009
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Thursday 19 November 2009
It's official. It's no longer fashionable to live in a loft. The monument to 1990s city living – all open plan with no bourgeois walls or middle class privacy – as popularised by Friends and Jamie Oliver – is dead.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
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