Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has handed out ice creams to journalists at his official residence in a lighthearted response to a cover of the Economist weekly showing him on a sinking ship, cone in hand.
Silvio Berlusconi is currently facing a charge of having sex with an underage prostitute.
Italy exited recession in the third quarter of the year when its gross domestic product rose 0.6 percent, according to a preliminary estimate released by the central statistics agency ISTAT.
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