LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN Italy's Benetton family is vying with motorbike firms and buyout funds for control of Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany's Volkswagen , sources involved in the process told Reuters.
ROME Italy's regional affairs minister resigned on Wednesday, dealing a blow to his center-right party, which governs in Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's coalition, as battle lines begin to be drawn for elections due early next year.
MILAN Italian rail-signaling company Ansaldo STS is looking for small acquisitions to offset a sector slowdown though it sees no quick solution to its row with activist funds holding almost a third of the group, its chief executive told Reuters.
ROME Italy is considering issuing temporary visas that would allow migrants to travel around the European Union, its deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday, a move intended to pressure its EU neighbors to do more to help ease the migration crisis.
ROME A powerful figure in Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement appeared on Tuesday to revive his party's calls for a referendum on euro membership, after other members softened their tone on the matter.
ROME/MADRID Italian durum wheat and dairy farmer Attilio Tocchi saw warning signs during the winter of the dramatic drought to come at his holding a mile away from the Tuscan coast. | Video
CASTELLUCIO, Italy The plain of Castelluccio in central Italy usually rolls out a carpet of red, yellow and blue flowers for tourists, but this summer drought is shriveling the blooms in a valley already ravaged by a series of earthquakes.
ROME Italian firefighters fought more than 1,000 wildfires on Monday amid high temperatures and drought, including three near Rome's beach neighborhood of Ostia, the fire brigade said.
MILAN Italian bank UniCredit has signed a final agreement with U.S. funds Fortress and Pimco on the sale of bad loans worth 17.7 billion euros ($20 billion) in Italy's biggest such deal so far.
ROME Italy's government will not try to push through a law that would grant citizenship to the children of immigrants in the next few weeks, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday.
BERLIN U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army's top general in Europe said on Thursday.