ROME, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Italy holds a national election on March 4. Opinion polls say former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right bloc is in the lead, but they forecast that it will fall short of an outright majority in parliament.
Here are some recent stories about the election, the parties and the political landscape.
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FEATURES, ANALYSES, BREAKINGVIEWS > Not so anti-establishment now - Italy’s 5-Star’s evolving face > Italy’s homeless, jobless migrants shunned by politicians > Italy’s election: From obstacle to opportunity for big bond investors > BREAKINGVIEWS-Italy’s flat-tax talk rests on shaky ground > BREAKINGVIEWS-Italy will go back to its old ways in 2018 > Italy’s election pits populists against populists
POLLING TABLE, SCENARIOS AND FACTBOXES > Latest polls ahead of Italy’s March 4 election > New rules make Italy’s coming election unknown territory > Italy’s election: parties, leaders and programmes > Italy’s election: how the voting law works (Editing by Crispian Balmer)