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ROME The 5-Star Movement, which emerged as Italy's biggest party after this month's election, is preparing an economic plan which will not raise the fiscal deficit forecasts of the outgoing centre-left government, a 5-Star party source told Reuters.
ROME The leader of Italy's eurosceptic League said on Wednesday a government deal with the anti-system 5-Star Movement was possible after an inconclusive election, raising the prospect of two radical groups running the country.
ROME Italy's far-right League party and the 5-Star Movement, which both performed strongly in this month's inconclusive national election, attacked European Union budget rules on Tuesday, saying they must be overhauled.
ROME The leader of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Friday his party was preparing economic policy proposals for other parties as a way of finding common ground to form a government after Sunday's inconclusive election.
MILAN The leader of Italy's far-right League said on Tuesday he was the only possible candidate for prime minister for the center-right after his party emerged as the strongest in the conservative bloc at Sunday's election.
ROME The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement has emerged as the big winner in Italian elections, but now it faces very tough choices which will probably involve tying the knot with the establishment.
Rom Italien steht vor einer politischen Hängepartie.
ROME Italian voters delivered a hung parliament on Sunday, flocking to anti-establishment and far-right parties in record numbers and casting the euro zone's third-largest economy into political gridlock, initial results showed.
ROME The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League could do better than expected in Italy's election on Sunday and the head of the anti-immigrant League could be in a position to become the next prime minister, pollsters say.
ROME The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League could do better than expected in Italy's election on Sunday and the head of the anti-immigrant League could be in a position to become the next prime minister, pollsters say.The 5-Star Movement was already the leading single party according to all opinion polls issued before their publication was banned two weeks ago, with around 28 percent of the vote.