The resignation of Ignazio Marino

Rome's embattled Mayor, Ignazio Marino, has resigned following a scandal over his credit card expenses. Mr. Marino has denied allegations he paid personal restaurant bills using official funds. He offered to pay back €20,000 ($22,500) last month but later said he would step down, when his Democratic Party withdrew its support. Mr. Marino was already under pressure over the dilapidated state of Italy's capital. The mayor faced calls to


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