Italy’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte will address the Senate on Tuesday, for the first time since his government’s junior coalition partner withdrew its support.

There is now speculation that elections may not be inevitable, as the opposition Partito Democratic (PD) has signalled its willingness to consider supporting the formation of a time-limited new government that would pass a new budget before the government goes to the poll. In turn, the senior coalition partner – the Five Star Moveme...


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