Mario Draghi for PM? Italy’s president intervenes after government crisis talks fail

Mario Draghi for PM? Italy’s president intervenes after government crisis talks fail

Italy's president is expected on Wednesday to ask former head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi to take over as prime minister following the collapse of the government.

Italy blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia permanently

Italy blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia permanently

UPDATE: Italian PM Conte to resign in hope of forming new government

UPDATE: Italian PM Conte to resign in hope of forming new government

ANALYSIS: Italy’s government survives, but for how long?

ANALYSIS: Italy’s government survives, but for how long?

PROFILE: Who is Matteo Renzi, the ‘wrecker’ of Italian politics?

PROFILE: Who is Matteo Renzi, the ‘wrecker’ of Italian politics?

Italian PM Conte survives confidence vote on government’s future

Italian PM Conte survives confidence vote on government’s future

Political crisis: Italian PM Conte makes last-ditch bid to save government

Political crisis: Italian PM Conte makes last-ditch bid to save government

Italy’s political crisis: Why now, and what happens next?

Italy’s political crisis: Why now, and what happens next?

UPDATE: Italian government faces crisis as ministers quit

UPDATE: Italian government faces crisis as ministers quit

Early elections or ‘waste of time’? What does Italy’s latest political crisis mean?

Early elections or ‘waste of time’? What does Italy’s latest political crisis mean?

Italy’s ex-PM Matteo Renzi quits Democratic Party to form new movement

Italy’s ex-PM Matteo Renzi quits Democratic Party to form new movement

Parents of former Italian premier Renzi under house arrest

Parents of former Italian premier Renzi under house arrest

Italy’s shattered Democratic Party tries to bounce back

Italy’s shattered Democratic Party tries to bounce back

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

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

Ex-PM Renzi says Italy should only take in a ‘fixed number’ of migrants

Ex-PM Renzi says Italy should only take in a ‘fixed number’ of migrants

Collapse of electoral bill a ‘major failure’, says Renzi

Collapse of electoral bill a ‘major failure’, says Renzi

How Italy reacted to UK election shock

How Italy reacted to UK election shock

Renzi clashes with Italy’s smaller parties over new electoral law

Renzi clashes with Italy’s smaller parties over new electoral law

Italy’s political parties are moving closer to a deal for autumn elections

Italy’s political parties are moving closer to a deal for autumn elections

Early elections are increasingly likely in Italy. Here’s why

Early elections are increasingly likely in Italy. Here’s why

Rome’s rubbish crisis has become a political battle – but locals just want their city cleaned up

Rome’s rubbish crisis has become a political battle – but locals just want their city cleaned up

French elections: How Italy’s politicians greeted Macron win

French elections: How Italy’s politicians greeted Macron win

Barack Obama meets ex-PM Renzi in Milan

Barack Obama meets ex-PM Renzi in Milan

Matteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chance

Matteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chance

The comeback kid: Matteo Renzi hot favourite to lead his party again

The comeback kid: Matteo Renzi hot favourite to lead his party again

Here’s how much Italy’s top politicians earned last year

Here’s how much Italy’s top politicians earned last year

Renzi quits as party leader, triggering leadership battle

Renzi quits as party leader, triggering leadership battle

Ex-PM Renzi’s dad investigated for ‘influence trafficking’

Ex-PM Renzi’s dad investigated for ‘influence trafficking’

Former Italian PM Renzi launches comeback bid

Former Italian PM Renzi launches comeback bid

Italy court blocks challenge to flagship Renzi reform

Italy court blocks challenge to flagship Renzi reform

London-based Italians arrested for cyber-spying on top politicians

London-based Italians arrested for cyber-spying on top politicians

Italy’s Renzi admits referendum mistakes

Italy’s Renzi admits referendum mistakes

From PM to PlayStation: Renzi retreats to plot comeback

From PM to PlayStation: Renzi retreats to plot comeback

How Renzi’s flying start slowed to a limp

How Renzi’s flying start slowed to a limp

Italy’s Renzi to resign on Wednesday evening

Italy’s Renzi to resign on Wednesday evening

Italian Senate approves budget, paving the way for new PM

Italian Senate approves budget, paving the way for new PM

The winners and losers of Italy’s referendum

The winners and losers of Italy’s referendum

Italy’s senate to vote on 2017 budget on Wednesday

Italy’s senate to vote on 2017 budget on Wednesday

Renzi to resign once Italy’s budget is passed

Renzi to resign once Italy’s budget is passed

Six questions (and answers) after the Italian referendum

Six questions (and answers) after the Italian referendum

Populists celebrate ‘people’s victory’ as Renzi packs his bags

Populists celebrate ‘people’s victory’ as Renzi packs his bags

IN PICTURES: The defining moments of Renzi’s time as PM

IN PICTURES: The defining moments of Renzi’s time as PM

Kremlin praises Italy’s Renzi for boosting bilateral ties

Kremlin praises Italy’s Renzi for boosting bilateral ties

Why Italy said ‘no’ to Renzi’s reforms

Why Italy said ‘no’ to Renzi’s reforms

How Matteo Renzi fell as swiftly as he rose

How Matteo Renzi fell as swiftly as he rose

Italian referendum: What happens now?

Italian referendum: What happens now?

Renzi announces resignation after heavy referendum defeat

Renzi announces resignation after heavy referendum defeat

Italy’s Renzi ‘to make statement around midnight’

Italy’s Renzi ‘to make statement around midnight’

Massive turnout as Italy referendum battle enters final hours

Massive turnout as Italy referendum battle enters final hours

Italy’s referendum: Seven key questions and answers

Italy’s referendum: Seven key questions and answers

Will Renzi be next casualty of 2016’s populist wave?

Will Renzi be next casualty of 2016’s populist wave?

How economic troubles will shape Italy’s referendum

How economic troubles will shape Italy’s referendum

The Italian Referendum: What should we expect after Sunday?

The Italian Referendum: What should we expect after Sunday?

Renzi tries to calm fears of post-referendum economic meltdown

Renzi tries to calm fears of post-referendum economic meltdown

Renzi: If referendum fails, technical government is ‘a risk’

Renzi: If referendum fails, technical government is ‘a risk’

Renzi calls blast at Bologna police station ‘attack on the state’

Renzi calls blast at Bologna police station ‘attack on the state’

Britain’s Economist says ‘No’ to Renzi’s reforms. But why?

Britain’s Economist says ‘No’ to Renzi’s reforms. But why?

Fiat and Ferrari urge Italians to back Renzi’s reforms

Fiat and Ferrari urge Italians to back Renzi’s reforms

The challenges facing Renzi as crunch referendum approaches

The challenges facing Renzi as crunch referendum approaches

Italy’s top chef threatens to emigrate if ‘No’ side wins referendum

Italy’s top chef threatens to emigrate if ‘No’ side wins referendum

Renzi renews pledge to resign if he loses referendum

Renzi renews pledge to resign if he loses referendum

EU says Italy is at risk of breaking budget rules

EU says Italy is at risk of breaking budget rules

Everything you need to know about Italy’s upcoming referendum

Everything you need to know about Italy’s upcoming referendum

Thousands call for EU to support Florence against McDonald’s lawsuit

Thousands call for EU to support Florence against McDonald’s lawsuit

What does President Trump mean for Italy?

What does President Trump mean for Italy?

Italy referendum ‘is a choice between nostalgia and the future’

Italy referendum ‘is a choice between nostalgia and the future’

Locals abandon their homes in quake-hit central Italy

Locals abandon their homes in quake-hit central Italy

Italy quake survivors head to the coast

Italy quake survivors head to the coast

Renzi to EU: If you build walls against migrants, don’t expect Italian money

Renzi to EU: If you build walls against migrants, don’t expect Italian money

Italy PM brands UNESCO Jerusalem vote ‘unacceptable’

Italy PM brands UNESCO Jerusalem vote ‘unacceptable’

Renzi tells Michelle Obama: Your speeches are better than your tomatoes

Renzi tells Michelle Obama: Your speeches are better than your tomatoes

Renzi: Losing the referendum wouldn’t be a ‘major disaster’

Renzi: Losing the referendum wouldn’t be a ‘major disaster’

Risking it all on a referendum: Is Renzi bold or foolish?

Risking it all on a referendum: Is Renzi bold or foolish?

Italy PM Renzi battles to avoid party split over referendum

Italy PM Renzi battles to avoid party split over referendum

Apple’s first European Academy opens in Naples

Apple’s first European Academy opens in Naples

Italy’s crunch referendum set for December 4th

Italy’s crunch referendum set for December 4th

Italian PM dismisses idea of Rome 2024 Olympics

Italian PM dismisses idea of Rome 2024 Olympics

Renzi promises to tackle Italy’s slot machine plague

Renzi promises to tackle Italy’s slot machine plague

Italy promises support to future Libyan premier

Italy promises support to future Libyan premier

Renzi to face confidence vote over reform

Renzi to face confidence vote over reform

Renzi moves to stop anti-terror snooping

Renzi moves to stop anti-terror snooping

Renzi ‘deeply shocked’ by France air crash

Renzi ‘deeply shocked’ by France air crash

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms

Italy pledges €8bn to Juncker growth plan

Italy pledges €8bn to Juncker growth plan

PM at Nemtsov murder site before Putin meet

PM at Nemtsov murder site before Putin meet

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills

Italy’s housewives ditch Renzi for the right: poll

Italy’s housewives ditch Renzi for the right: poll

Rome to bid for 2024 Olympics: Renzi

Rome to bid for 2024 Olympics: Renzi

Renzi toughens law after Rome corruption scandal

Renzi toughens law after Rome corruption scandal

‘I want to get Italians into work’: Renzi

‘I want to get Italians into work’: Renzi

Italy set for new vote law after Berlusconi deal

Italy set for new vote law after Berlusconi deal

Renzi impresses with Silicon Valley tour

Renzi impresses with Silicon Valley tour

Berlusconi still haunts Italy’s political scene

Berlusconi still haunts Italy’s political scene

Renzi’s father probed for bankruptcy fraud: report

Renzi’s father probed for bankruptcy fraud: report

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Zero growth in 2014 as Renzi loses optimism

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Popular Renzi fails to convince on reforms

Renzi slams Putin for ‘escalation’ in Ukraine

Renzi slams Putin for ‘escalation’ in Ukraine

Italy to arm Iraqi fighters against Isis

Italy to arm Iraqi fighters against Isis

Most Italians worried about money: survey

Most Italians worried about money: survey

PM urges youth to stay in Italy as joblessness bites

PM urges youth to stay in Italy as joblessness bites

Italy passes first test on Senate revamp

Italy passes first test on Senate revamp

Renzi: there’s no ‘secret deal’ with Berlusconi

Renzi: there’s no ‘secret deal’ with Berlusconi

Renzi admits Italy will not meet growth targets

Renzi admits Italy will not meet growth targets

Italy’s Renzi runs into trouble on key reform

Italy’s Renzi runs into trouble on key reform

Renzi slammed for ‘coup’ over Senate changes

Renzi slammed for ‘coup’ over Senate changes

Italian prime minister’s bad English goes viral

Italian prime minister’s bad English goes viral

Pope second to Obama in Twitter popularity

Pope second to Obama in Twitter popularity

‘Plump Renzi should wear a tie’: Armani

‘Plump Renzi should wear a tie’: Armani

Democratic Party in ‘Fonzie’ PM joke

Democratic Party in ‘Fonzie’ PM joke

‘We need more Chinese investment in Italy’: Renzi

‘We need more Chinese investment in Italy’: Renzi

Renzi vows to ‘unblock Italy’ with new reforms

Renzi vows to ‘unblock Italy’ with new reforms

Renzi urges Italy to lead EU innovations

Renzi urges Italy to lead EU innovations

Etihad set to save Alitalia: report

Etihad set to save Alitalia: report

Renzi mourns victims of Jewish museum shooting

Renzi mourns victims of Jewish museum shooting

‘PD is EU’s number one progressive party’

‘PD is EU’s number one progressive party’

Renzi defends Expo despite bribes scandal

Renzi defends Expo despite bribes scandal

Alitalia-Etihad airline tie-up hangs in the air

Alitalia-Etihad airline tie-up hangs in the air

PM goes bananas for anti-racism campaign

PM goes bananas for anti-racism campaign

Renzi trims car perks in round of tax cuts

Renzi trims car perks in round of tax cuts

Italian PM meets Etihad boss over Alitalia deal

Italian PM meets Etihad boss over Alitalia deal

‘This plan is an act of social justice’: Renzi

‘This plan is an act of social justice’: Renzi

Berlusconi ‘begs President for pardon’

Berlusconi ‘begs President for pardon’

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

I’m finished if reform doesn’t pass: Renzi

I’m finished if reform doesn’t pass: Renzi

Italy to cap top salaries at public companies

Italy to cap top salaries at public companies

Italy sells officials’ luxury cars on eBay

Italy sells officials’ luxury cars on eBay

Obama backs Italy PM’s ‘ambition of ideas’

Obama backs Italy PM’s ‘ambition of ideas’

Italy’s bright young PM cycles with the stars

Italy’s bright young PM cycles with the stars

Renzi’s reform boosted by confidence vote

Renzi’s reform boosted by confidence vote

Italian PM’s gran robbed of jewellery

Italian PM’s gran robbed of jewellery

PM warns of ‘populist’ Grillo votes in EU

PM warns of ‘populist’ Grillo votes in EU

Merkel ‘very impressed’ with Renzi’s plans

Merkel ‘very impressed’ with Renzi’s plans

Will Renzi’s medicine cure Italy?

Will Renzi’s medicine cure Italy?

Renzi makes the pizza case for Italy change

Renzi makes the pizza case for Italy change

Renzi rings changes for Italy with €10bn tax cuts

Renzi rings changes for Italy with €10bn tax cuts

Italy PM makes Tunisia his first port of call

Italy PM makes Tunisia his first port of call

Renzi senator quits over censorship scandal

Renzi senator quits over censorship scandal

‘Without Italy there is no Europe’: Renzi

‘Without Italy there is no Europe’: Renzi

Renzi wins confidence vote for ‘radical’ plans

Renzi wins confidence vote for ‘radical’ plans

Italy’s new PM takes to Twitter on first day

Italy’s new PM takes to Twitter on first day

Italy’s youngest-ever PM Matteo Renzi sworn in

Italy’s youngest-ever PM Matteo Renzi sworn in

Meet the key names in Renzi’s new cabinet

Meet the key names in Renzi’s new cabinet

Renzi in last-minute haggle over new cabinet

Renzi in last-minute haggle over new cabinet

Renzi takeover is a ‘blow to democracy’ for Italians

Renzi takeover is a ‘blow to democracy’ for Italians

Italy’s PM nominee Renzi races to form coalition

Italy’s PM nominee Renzi races to form coalition

Renzi’s wife shuns Rome for Tuscan home

Renzi’s wife shuns Rome for Tuscan home

Italians think Renzi takeover is ‘pointless’

Italians think Renzi takeover is ‘pointless’

Renzi outlines ambitious reform plan for Italy

Renzi outlines ambitious reform plan for Italy

Renzi to be picked as Italy’s youngest PM

Renzi to be picked as Italy’s youngest PM

Renzi braced for power after government talks

Renzi braced for power after government talks

President to pick Italy’s new PM within days

President to pick Italy’s new PM within days

‘Italians are sick and tired of politics’

‘Italians are sick and tired of politics’

A tumultuous year in Italian politics

A tumultuous year in Italian politics

Renzi now tainted with ‘cloak and dagger’ image

Renzi now tainted with ‘cloak and dagger’ image

Why Italy’s ‘palace coup’ is bad for democracy

Why Italy’s ‘palace coup’ is bad for democracy

Italian PM resigns, paving way for Renzi

Italian PM resigns, paving way for Renzi

From cycling boy scout to Italian prime minister?

From cycling boy scout to Italian prime minister?

Italy tense as Renzi calls for new government

Italy tense as Renzi calls for new government

PM Letta rejects ‘gossip’ and vows to stay

PM Letta rejects ‘gossip’ and vows to stay

Political tensions in Italy over possible PM switch

Political tensions in Italy over possible PM switch

Can Renzi’s new law revamp Italian politics?

Can Renzi’s new law revamp Italian politics?

Top Italian leftist resigns after Berlusconi deal

Top Italian leftist resigns after Berlusconi deal

Berlusconi heckled at talks with leftist leader

Berlusconi heckled at talks with leftist leader

Renzi calls for two-year benefits for jobless

Renzi calls for two-year benefits for jobless

Renzi confirmed as Italy’s new centre-left leader

Renzi confirmed as Italy’s new centre-left leader

The new face of Italian politics

The new face of Italian politics

Renzi leads youthful overhaul of centre-left

Renzi leads youthful overhaul of centre-left

Italian left’s new leader ‘inspired by Tony Blair’

Italian left’s new leader ‘inspired by Tony Blair’

Renzi: UK won’t get special treatment post-Brexit

Renzi: UK won’t get special treatment post-Brexit

‘Germany is a model for Italy’: Renzi

‘Germany is a model for Italy’: Renzi

‘Renzi blocked Letta from EU top job’

‘Renzi blocked Letta from EU top job’

Renzi compares EU to an ‘exhausted’ selfie

Renzi compares EU to an ‘exhausted’ selfie

Renzi backs Juncker for EU Commission chief

Renzi backs Juncker for EU Commission chief

‘Europe is without soul’: Matteo Renzi

‘Europe is without soul’: Matteo Renzi

Will Italy oust France as Germany’s EU ally?

Will Italy oust France as Germany’s EU ally?

‘Now it’s time to change the EU’: Matteo Renzi

‘Now it’s time to change the EU’: Matteo Renzi

‘Absolutely crucial’ UK stays in EU: Renzi

‘Absolutely crucial’ UK stays in EU: Renzi

Italian PM says EU stability pact is ‘stupid’

Italian PM says EU stability pact is ‘stupid’