Chris Morris
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Italy election: Europe jitters over result deadlock

European politicians and markets have reacted anxiously after Italy's general election produced a stalemate between centre-right and centre-left blocs.

Italian markets fell sharply while others in Europe and around the world opened down.

Centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi said fresh elections should be avoided, and called for a period of reflection.

Chris Morris reports from Rome.

  • 26 Feb 2013
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