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#Pier Luigi Bersani

# pier-luigi-bersani - Thursday 18 April, 2013

As Italian MPs fail to agree on president some cast prank ballot for Trapattoni

Others voted for the actress Sophia Loren and a famous Italian porn star as lawmakers failed to reach a required two-thirds majority on a candidate for president.

# pier-luigi-bersani - Friday 22 March, 2013

Leftist leader Bersani asked to form new government in Italy

Pier Luigi Bersani may need to turn to the members of rival Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right party in order to prevent another election being held.

# pier-luigi-bersani - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

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.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

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.

# pier-luigi-bersani - Monday 25 February, 2013

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.

# pier-luigi-bersani - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Italians go to the polls as eurozone’s third largest economy hangs in the balance

Voting it to take place today and tomorrow, with over 47 million Italian’s eligible to vote.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

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?

# pier-luigi-bersani - Friday 22 February, 2013

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.