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Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

Italians are voting after a divisive campaign dominated by concerns over immigration and the economy led to an unpredictable contest.

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    Polls have opened in Italy, but it could be some time before the country's leadership is decided.

    None of the parties are expected to win the 40 percent needed to form a majority government.

    The anti-establishment Five Star Movement has topped opinion polls, but is vowing not to go into coalition with any of its rivals.

    Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from Rome.


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