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#Matteo Renzi

# matteo-renzi - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Italy has a new Prime Minister - an opera-loving nobleman

Paolo Gentiloni has been asked by President Sergio Mattarella to form a new government.

# matteo-renzi - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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.

# matteo-renzi - Monday 5 December, 2016

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# matteo-renzi - Monday 31 October, 2016

"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.

# matteo-renzi - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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.

# matteo-renzi - Monday 22 August, 2016

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain

Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.

# matteo-renzi - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

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.

# matteo-renzi - Friday 1 May, 2015

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.

# matteo-renzi - Sunday 13 April, 2014

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.

# matteo-renzi - Monday 17 February, 2014

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.