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# Enrico Letta

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# Well done everyone
Taoiseach: Credit for bailout exit goes to the people
“Today is historic in the sense that we’ve come through a very difficult period,” Enda Kenny said today.
# Talks
Buongiorno Enrico! Taoiseach meets with Italian prime minister today
Enrico Letta will meet with Enda Kenny at Government Buildings in Dublin later.
# Italy
Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster
Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
# lampedusa
Doctors ‘run out of coffins’ on tragic Italian island
More than 130 people drowned in the horrific tragedy as doctors say they have run out of coffins.
# Italy
At least 82 asylum-seekers dead after boat capsizes off Italian island
The local mayor of Lampedusa said 82 bodies had been recovered by emergency workers, including those of two children and several women.
# Rome
Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi
Members of his party are considering splitting from the former premier after he urged his ministers to pull out of the Government at the weekend.
# crisis
Italian PM calls confidence vote after Berlusconi pulls his ministers out of government
The crisis was sparked when scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party pulled its ministers out of the barely five-month-old coalition government.
# Racism
An Italian senator has likened the country's first black minister to an orangutan
Robert Calderoli later said he was making a joke, and meant no offence to the minister, Cecile Kyenge.
# Caption Competition
Caption Competition: What are the G8 leaders chatting about?
Political ties were off the agenda as world leaders had a casual meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier today.
# G8
Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.
# G8
Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?
# John McGuinness
FF leader stands by McGuinness as Kenny brands him 'damaging' to politics
Enda Kenny says it’s up to Fianna Fáil to decide on John McGuinness’s future – and Micheal Martin has offered full support. above reproach’.”
# Bilateral talks
Buongiorno! Enda to meet Enrico, Italy's new prime minister
It’s been a busy past few days for the Taoiseach.
# predict a riot
PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.
# Italy
After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government
The Chamber of Deputies has passed a motion of confidence in the broad coalition led by new premier Enrico Letta.
# no rush
It's taken two months, but Italy has (finally) unveiled its new government
These things take time.
# Italy
Berlusconi wants new government to 'confront' EU's austerity agenda
The 76-year-old former premier is set to join a new grand coalition – and says he’s hoping to be made the Minister for Finance.
# Italy
Italy's next PM drives to nomination meeting in his own Fiat minivan
Enrico Letta looks set to form a new government next week amid opposition in his own party and from the Five Star Movement led by ex-comedian Beppe Grillo.