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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to resign amid stagnant COVID-19 economy

Italy's embattled Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is resigning, a move seen as gamble to get a fresh mandate from the President to try and forge a more viable coalition Government.

Mr Conte survived two confidence votes in Parliament last week but crucially lost his absolute majority in the Senate with the defection of a centrist ally, ex-prime minister Matteo Renzi.

  • ABC News

That hobbled Mr Conte’s government’s effectiveness in the middle of …

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