Outgoing prime minister Giuseppe Conte has accepted a fresh mandate offered by Italy's president Sergio Mattarella to try to form a new coalition of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). Conte said he would lead a government that "would concentrate on the needs of citizens and would make us proud of being Italian," the FT reported. He had been leading Italy's government for the past 14 months until he resigned last week following Matteo Salvini's call for fresh elections. But the attempt of the far-right League party's leader Salvini...
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