Citizen rage puts Rome on track for first female mayor

Virginia Raggi has put her legal career on hold in a bid to become the Italian capital's first female mayor, as the candidate of the populist Five Star movementRome (AFP) – “Bread and circuses” was the formula that ancient Rome’s rulers hoped would keep the restless natives happy. Virginia Raggi says that is why she put her legal career on hold in a bid to become the Italian capital’s first female mayor, as the candidate of the populist Five Star movement. “Rome has to first and foremost get back to being a normal city,” Raggi told AFP in an interview.

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