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Politics 30-08-2019

How Italy’s government deal was received in Brussels

After Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was granted a mandate to form a new government with the Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic Party (PD), EURACTIV.com spoke with Italian MEPs from the parties involved in the summer political crisis to find out about the reaction in Brussels.
Politics 29-08-2019

Italy’s Conte to carry on as prime minister as part of shaky government deal

At the end of a second round of talks on Wednesday (28 August), the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) announced they will attempt to form a new ruling coalition with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), breaking the deadlock in Italy's attempt to form a new government.
Elections 30-04-2018

Fear and loathing hamper hopes of government deal in Italy

Deep-rooted hostility built up over years must be overcome if the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) are to strike a deal to form a government and end Italy's post-election stalemate.
Elections 25-04-2018

Italy’s 5-Star seeks talks with PD, slams door on the League

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement opened the door to coalition talks with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday (24 April), saying the only other way to end a political deadlock would be a return to the polls.
Elections 09-12-2013

Renzi wins Italian centre-left leadership

Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi won a primary vote to become leader of Italy's centre-left Democratic Party (PD), preliminary results showed on Sunday (8 December), giving him influence over the fragile coalition government and the timing of the next elections.
Elections 30-04-2013

Pressing for EU change, Italy’s Letta wins confidence vote

Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta won his first vote of confidence in parliament on Monday (29 April), after promising to press for a change to the European Union's focus on austerity and pursue economic growth and jobs.
Elections 29-04-2013

Italy’s new government beds in as storm clouds gather

New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will seek parliamentary backing in a confidence vote today (29 April), with severe political and economic problems looming that will test the solidity of his three-party coalition government.