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# Italian election

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Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni sworn in as Italian prime minister
Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party has roots in neo-fascism.
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Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian
Italy allows expatriates abroad to vote in parliamentary elections – with Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement leading here.
Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power
Silvio Berlusconi’s strength in key regions means Pier Luigi Bersani cannot claim power, with another election now due.
Early results show no clear winner in Italian election
Pier Luigi Bersani’s coalition wins the house, but Silvio Berlusconi takes enough Senate support to mean no clear winner.
Explainer: Everything you need to know about today's Italian election
Who’s running? What’s at stake? How are they picked? And is Silvio Berlusconi really in line for a fourth term in office?
Berlusconi reforms pact with anti-immigration party ahead of Italian election
The pact with the Northern League could make next month’s election close – and make Berlusconi the finance minister.