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Italy becomes third domino to fall, following referendum vote

Coming on the heels of Trump's election in the US, and Brexit vote in the UK, Italy's poll is the latest in which victory by anti-establishment forces has sent shock waves internationally.

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The immediate focus is on who might replace Mr Renzi, who has been PM for almost three years. Perhaps unwisely, he linked his personal future to the ballot outcome, which he said would set the tone "for the next 20 years", asserting that he would resign if his reforms were rejected.

ITALIAN Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has resigned following the country's decision to vote "no" on Sunday in a landmark constitutional referendum. Following Donald Trump's election as US president, and the "Brexit" vote in June, the poll is the latest in which victory by anti-establishment forces

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