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What’s next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

Italy’s general election has resulted in a hung parliament in which no single party or coalition commands an overall majority, leaving few options for any new government. The prospect of a grand coalition between Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia (Go Italy) party and the ruling centre-left Democratic Party, envisaged before the vote, …

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Juncker and May agree on EU divorce package

Brussels claimed Theresa May had opened the door to ‘soft Brexit’ tonight as her divorce deal was branded a £40billion (around $50 billion) ‘humiliation’. After a frantic night of negotiations, a bleary-eyed PM and Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed the ‘breakthrough’ had been achieved at an early morning press conference. The two …

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