Riots in Rome
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Riots as Silvio Berlusconi survives a vote of confidence

14 December 2010 Last updated at 18:34 GMT

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has narrowly won a vote of confidence in the lower house of parliament by 314 to 311, prompting street protests.

In Rome, violent clashes have left 50 police officers and at least 40 protesters injured.

The marchers set fire to cars, threw stones and overturned bins in Italy's worst street violence in recent years.