What’s next for Italy after proposed populist government collapses?

What’s next for Italy after proposed populist government collapses?

Here's what could be next for Italy after a populist alliance failed to get the president's approval for its proposed government.

RECAP: Italy’s three months of political crisis

RECAP: Italy’s three months of political crisis

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

Italy takes ‘big steps’ towards forming a government

Italy takes ‘big steps’ towards forming a government

Italy’s parties given 24 hours for make-or-break coalition talks

Italy’s parties given 24 hours for make-or-break coalition talks

Italy’s choice: ‘neutral’ government or snap elections

Italy’s choice: ‘neutral’ government or snap elections

Italy might hold new elections in July

Italy might hold new elections in July

Italy set for caretaker government if last-ditch talks fail

Italy set for caretaker government if last-ditch talks fail

Italy heading for its third month without a government

Italy heading for its third month without a government

Five Star Movement coalition is ‘absurd’, says Italy’s ex-PM Matteo Renzi

Five Star Movement coalition is ‘absurd’, says Italy’s ex-PM Matteo Renzi

Italy takes baby steps towards a Five Star-Democratic Party government

Italy takes baby steps towards a Five Star-Democratic Party government

Italy’s Five Star Movement ‘explores’ coalition with centre-left

Italy’s Five Star Movement ‘explores’ coalition with centre-left

Five Star Movement’s ultimatum to the Italian right: Ditch Berlusconi by Sunday

Five Star Movement’s ultimatum to the Italian right: Ditch Berlusconi by Sunday

Speaker of Italian senate given two days to break deadlock between centre-right and Five Star Movement

Speaker of Italian senate given two days to break deadlock between centre-right and Five Star Movement

Italy’s president calls for ‘urgent’ solution to political stalemate

Italy’s president calls for ‘urgent’ solution to political stalemate

The Cardsharps: Italy’s political rivals depicted as Caravaggio’s cheats

The Cardsharps: Italy’s political rivals depicted as Caravaggio’s cheats

Italy begins second attempt to form government

Italy begins second attempt to form government

Italy’s League and Five Star Movement pledge to get parliament working ASAP

Italy’s League and Five Star Movement pledge to get parliament working ASAP

Italy to begin new round of coalition talks on Thursday

Italy to begin new round of coalition talks on Thursday

Breakthrough in Italy parliament as speakers chosen

Breakthrough in Italy parliament as speakers chosen

Italy’s parliamentary vote deadlocked as most ballots filed blank

Italy’s parliamentary vote deadlocked as most ballots filed blank

Italy’s new parliament is younger, more diverse and more female

Italy’s new parliament is younger, more diverse and more female

Matteo Renzi insists Italy’s Democrats won’t partner with Five Star Movement

Matteo Renzi insists Italy’s Democrats won’t partner with Five Star Movement

Anti-migration northerners put faith in Italy’s League

Anti-migration northerners put faith in Italy’s League

Italians demand M5S basic income – even though the party’s not in power

Italians demand M5S basic income – even though the party’s not in power

Talking to Five Star Movement voters in neglected suburban Naples

Talking to Five Star Movement voters in neglected suburban Naples

Italy’s Five Star Movement looks to form rival coalition with the left

Italy’s Five Star Movement looks to form rival coalition with the left

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

Italian Democrats divided over whether to seek coalition with Five Star Movement

Italian Democrats divided over whether to seek coalition with Five Star Movement

Italy’s Five Star Movement celebrates victory in leader’s hometown

Italy’s Five Star Movement celebrates victory in leader’s hometown

Understanding the Italian election result, and what happens now?

Understanding the Italian election result, and what happens now?

What the election result tells us about Italy’s north-south divide

What the election result tells us about Italy’s north-south divide

What’s next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

What’s next for Italy? The post-election scenarios

Italian election: How international politicians reacted to the result

Italian election: How international politicians reacted to the result

Italy’s stock market slides after uncertain election result

Italy’s stock market slides after uncertain election result

Italian election results: How the world’s press reacted

Italian election results: How the world’s press reacted

Italy left in limbo after populist surge in election

Italy left in limbo after populist surge in election

AS IT HAPPENED: Uncertainty ahead as Italy election results come in

AS IT HAPPENED: Uncertainty ahead as Italy election results come in

Berlusconi’s right-wing coalition ahead, but short of majority in Italian election: exit polls

Berlusconi’s right-wing coalition ahead, but short of majority in Italian election: exit polls

Analysis: What can we expect after the Italian election, and how did we get here?

Analysis: What can we expect after the Italian election, and how did we get here?

Populists and far-right eye gains in Italian election

Populists and far-right eye gains in Italian election

Immigration in Italy: Myths and reality ahead of election

Immigration in Italy: Myths and reality ahead of election

Here’s how Italy’s parties are wooing voters as election day nears

Here’s how Italy’s parties are wooing voters as election day nears

Italy’s new law risks confusing election result

Italy’s new law risks confusing election result

AS IT HAPPENED: Exit polls point to hung parliament after Italian election

AS IT HAPPENED: Exit polls point to hung parliament after Italian election

Who is Antonio Tajani? The man Berlusconi wants to be Italy’s next prime minister

Who is Antonio Tajani? The man Berlusconi wants to be Italy’s next prime minister

Today in Italian politics: The end is nigh

Today in Italian politics: The end is nigh

12 pictures that tell the story of the Italian election campaign

12 pictures that tell the story of the Italian election campaign

Italy’s centre-right coalition in rare public display of unity

Italy’s centre-right coalition in rare public display of unity

17 memorable quotes from Italy’s rollercoaster election campaign

17 memorable quotes from Italy’s rollercoaster election campaign

Voting with their feet: Young Italians are leaving Italy in huge numbers

Voting with their feet: Young Italians are leaving Italy in huge numbers

How Italy’s growing rich-poor divide could impact the election result

How Italy’s growing rich-poor divide could impact the election result

Berlusconi announces his candidate for PM: European Parliament President Antonio Tajani

Berlusconi announces his candidate for PM: European Parliament President Antonio Tajani

Italy’s Five Star Movement names its ministers pre-election in a break with tradition

Italy’s Five Star Movement names its ministers pre-election in a break with tradition

Today in Italian politics: Berlusconi has four heroes, and one of them is himself

Today in Italian politics: Berlusconi has four heroes, and one of them is himself

Italy records highest GDP growth since 2010

Italy records highest GDP growth since 2010

Here’s what Italians living abroad think about the election

Here’s what Italians living abroad think about the election

Who is Paolo Gentiloni? The steady hand of Italian politics

Who is Paolo Gentiloni? The steady hand of Italian politics

What to expect after the Italian election: a look at the possible outcomes

What to expect after the Italian election: a look at the possible outcomes

Matteo Renzi: How the one-time great hope of the Italian left fell from grace

Matteo Renzi: How the one-time great hope of the Italian left fell from grace

Is Italy’s League a ‘far-right’ party?

Is Italy’s League a ‘far-right’ party?

Today in Italian politics: The campaign goes down the toilet, literally

Today in Italian politics: The campaign goes down the toilet, literally

Why many residents of quake-hit L’Aquila are still grateful to Berlusconi

Why many residents of quake-hit L’Aquila are still grateful to Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi: what to expect from the comeback king in Italy’s election

Silvio Berlusconi: what to expect from the comeback king in Italy’s election

Italy election: how the populist Five Star Movement is wrecking government hopes for the mainstream

Italy election: how the populist Five Star Movement is wrecking government hopes for the mainstream

Italy’s political parties have made big promises to voters, but do the numbers add up?

Italy’s political parties have made big promises to voters, but do the numbers add up?

Today in Italian politics: Who needs an election when you have snow?

Today in Italian politics: Who needs an election when you have snow?

The Local’s complete guide to the Italian election: what you need to know

The Local’s complete guide to the Italian election: what you need to know

Meet Lucia Annibali, the acid attack survivor running for office in Italy’s election

Meet Lucia Annibali, the acid attack survivor running for office in Italy’s election

Five women set to play important roles in the Italian election

Five women set to play important roles in the Italian election

Italy’s fragile economic recovery hangs on the election

Italy’s fragile economic recovery hangs on the election

Today in Italian politics: Italy’s latest candidate for prime minister is a real clown

Today in Italian politics: Italy’s latest candidate for prime minister is a real clown

‘He’s blessed by the gods’: Inside a campaign event with Berlusconi’s supporters

‘He’s blessed by the gods’: Inside a campaign event with Berlusconi’s supporters

Silvio Berlusconi: A history of the Forza Italia leader’s political gaffes

Silvio Berlusconi: A history of the Forza Italia leader’s political gaffes

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy’s eternal comeback king

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy’s eternal comeback king

Tens of thousands march in rival protests across Italy

Tens of thousands march in rival protests across Italy

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s rebranded nationalist sharing power with former enemy

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s rebranded nationalist sharing power with former enemy

Luigi Di Maio, the face of Italian populism

Luigi Di Maio, the face of Italian populism

CasaPound: Italy’s anti-migrant neighbourhood patrollers

CasaPound: Italy’s anti-migrant neighbourhood patrollers

Three police injured in clashes with antifascist protestors in Turin

Three police injured in clashes with antifascist protestors in Turin

Talking to locals and migrants in Macerata, Italy’s immigration flashpoint

Talking to locals and migrants in Macerata, Italy’s immigration flashpoint

Today in Italian politics: Italy is braced for a weekend of protests

Today in Italian politics: Italy is braced for a weekend of protests

What a Five Star mayor says about the movement’s bid to govern Italy

What a Five Star mayor says about the movement’s bid to govern Italy

Italy is ‘steeped in hate’, Amnesty warns amid toxic election campaign

Italy is ‘steeped in hate’, Amnesty warns amid toxic election campaign

Today in Italian politics: Free flights to Italy?

Today in Italian politics: Free flights to Italy?

‘Concrete risk’ of mafia meddling in Italy election, ministers warn

‘Concrete risk’ of mafia meddling in Italy election, ministers warn

Who is Silvio Berlusconi? The four-time PM seeking ‘one last win’

Who is Silvio Berlusconi? The four-time PM seeking ‘one last win’

Today in Italian politics: The election campaign has turned violent

Today in Italian politics: The election campaign has turned violent

Today in Italian politics: Italy’s election has its own emoji

Today in Italian politics: Italy’s election has its own emoji

2017 was ‘the year of fake news in Italy’, regulator warns

2017 was ‘the year of fake news in Italy’, regulator warns

Today in Italian politics: It’s less than two weeks till Vote Day

Today in Italian politics: It’s less than two weeks till Vote Day

Italian far-right parties met with antifascist protests in Venice, Naples, Bologna

Italian far-right parties met with antifascist protests in Venice, Naples, Bologna

Italy’s final pre-election polls put centre-right in the lead

Italy’s final pre-election polls put centre-right in the lead

Today in Italian politics: Polls, protestors and populism

Today in Italian politics: Polls, protestors and populism

The political Italian vocabulary you should know ahead of the 2018 election

The political Italian vocabulary you should know ahead of the 2018 election

Today in Italian politics: Candidate chatter, a Roman ransom and half of Five Stars

Today in Italian politics: Candidate chatter, a Roman ransom and half of Five Stars

Today in Italian politics: Five Star problems, surreal debates, and a Berlusconi burn

Today in Italian politics: Five Star problems, surreal debates, and a Berlusconi burn

Italy’s ‘anti-corruption’ Five Star Movement embroiled in money scandal over missing €1 million

Italy’s ‘anti-corruption’ Five Star Movement embroiled in money scandal over missing €1 million

Today in Italian politics: A museum, Masons and missing millions

Today in Italian politics: A museum, Masons and missing millions

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party

Italy’s president warns against ‘extreme nationalism’

Italy’s president warns against ‘extreme nationalism’

Italy’s Five Star Movement accused of plagiarizing Wikipedia and rivals’ political speeches in election programme

Italy’s Five Star Movement accused of plagiarizing Wikipedia and rivals’ political speeches in election programme

Is Italy’s Five Star Movement still an ‘anti-establishment’ party?

Is Italy’s Five Star Movement still an ‘anti-establishment’ party?

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Italy’s Five Star Movement

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Italy’s Five Star Movement

Berlusconi’s back: Understanding the enduring popularity of Italy’s ‘immortal’ former PM

Berlusconi’s back: Understanding the enduring popularity of Italy’s ‘immortal’ former PM

Who’s who in Italy’s 2018 election?

Who’s who in Italy’s 2018 election?

A new direction for Italy’s Five Star Movement? Beppe Grillo distances himself from the party he founded

A new direction for Italy’s Five Star Movement? Beppe Grillo distances himself from the party he founded

‘Italians first’: Italy’s far-right leader echoes Trump in election campaign

‘Italians first’: Italy’s far-right leader echoes Trump in election campaign

Italy’s election campaign is descending into a race row

Italy’s election campaign is descending into a race row

These are the promises Italy’s political parties have made to voters

These are the promises Italy’s political parties have made to voters

How does Italy’s new electoral law actually work?

How does Italy’s new electoral law actually work?

‘Let’s abolish something’: Italians parody election campaign promises

‘Let’s abolish something’: Italians parody election campaign promises

In Italy, the battle for next year’s election is just beginning

In Italy, the battle for next year’s election is just beginning

Italy’s Five Star Movement leader softens stance on euro and party alliances ahead of 2018 election

Italy’s Five Star Movement leader softens stance on euro and party alliances ahead of 2018 election

What you need to know about Italy’s 2018 election

What you need to know about Italy’s 2018 election

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Italy’s Northern League

Political cheat sheet: Understanding Italy’s Northern League

An introduction to Italy’s small political parties

An introduction to Italy’s small political parties

League doesn’t want ‘improvised’ euro exit for Italy: Salvini

League doesn’t want ‘improvised’ euro exit for Italy: Salvini

EU gives Italy a warning over fragile economy

EU gives Italy a warning over fragile economy

What does Italy’s election result mean for the EU?

What does Italy’s election result mean for the EU?

EU angling for grand coalition in Italy: sources

EU angling for grand coalition in Italy: sources

Warning of ‘non-operational government’ in Italy was misunderstood: Juncker

Warning of ‘non-operational government’ in Italy was misunderstood: Juncker

EU must prepare for ‘non-operational government’ after Italy election, Juncker warns

EU must prepare for ‘non-operational government’ after Italy election, Juncker warns

Italy must act on migration to fight populism: foreign minister

Italy must act on migration to fight populism: foreign minister

Italy’s election is a political risk for the EU, economic commissioner warns

Italy’s election is a political risk for the EU, economic commissioner warns