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Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni steps down amid corruption investigation

Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni has resigned amid Italy’s wider investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers.

Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni has resigned amid Italy’s wider investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers

Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni has resigned amid Italy’s wider investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers

Giorgio Orsoni stepped down a day after being released from house arrest under a plea bargain, which saw him agreeing to a four-month sentence.

The term, which he is unlikely to serve in prison, requires court approval.

More than 30 people were arrested in the investigation into an alleged slush fund to bribe officials.