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# Matteo Renzi

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Italy has a new Prime Minister - an opera-loving nobleman
Paolo Gentiloni has been asked by President Sergio Mattarella to form a new government.
Italian president asks Renzi to stick around until a budget is passed
Renzi resigned after a voters rejected his constitutional reform proposals in a referendum on Sunday.
Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat
Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.
"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years
Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.
Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount
Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.
European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain
Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.
Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy
Italian PM Matteo Renzi has vowed to give all the victims decent burials.
Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters
Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.
Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence
One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.
Italy is about to pick 'The Fonz' as its third successive unelected prime minister
Matteo Renzi, nicknamed ‘Fonzie’ for his leather-and-jeans dress sense, is expected to form a government in the coming day.