Italy’s defeated mayor of Turin, Piero Fassino, immediately underlined the most dramatic new scenario of the local administrative election: the centre-right electorate voted massively for the Five Star Movement especially in Rome and Turin.

Important leaders like MEP Matteo Salvini from the Northern League, and Renato Brunetta from Forza Italia, endorsed the Five Stars frontrunners after the first round.

But if Forza Italia is still divided on a possible alliance with the Five Star Movemen...

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