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Italy: Protest, polls and political paralysis
As the country's pivotal election failed to produce an outright winner, we ask how it will avoid more economic woes.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2013 08:09 GMT
Italy seeks path out of election impasse
Political parties must confront election deadlock that has spooked financial markets and sent shockwaves across Europe.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2013 21:03 GMT
Italy faces political deadlock after vote
Hopes of economic recovery and stability dashed as election results show no coalition strong enough to form government.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2013 12:39 GMT
Italy exit polls point to political gridlock
Centre-left and centre-right blocs appear to split control of legislature, with strong third from Beppe Grillo's party.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 19:05 GMT
Italians cast ballots on final voting day
Result of unpredictable four-way race crucial to European financial markets amid long and deep recession in key economy.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 18:17 GMT
Italy: Turning economic fortunes?
As Italians vote, we ask who do they trust to take on the financial crisis in Europe's third-largest economy.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 14:00 GMT
Italians vote in key parliamentary elections
Millions turn out to cast ballot in closely watched race, amid disillusion with politicians and fears over economy.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 20:57 GMT
Campaigning ends for Italy general election
Political parties hold final public rallies, with outcome of Sunday's poll considered deeply uncertain.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 22:42 GMT
A post-ideological phase? Monti, Italy, and Europe politics
Mario Monti may be able to build a pro-European liberal centre-right bloc in Italy, but he still has his flaws.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 15:48 GMT
Why some Italians should vote both for Berlusconi and Bersani coalition
The current Italian elections provide a set of incentives for voters to vote for and against the same party.
Joshua A Tucker
Last updated: 20 Feb 2013 09:59 GMT
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