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Italy death toll jumps past 1,000 as Milan bourse nosedives

Mar 12 2020

ROME Italy's death toll from the coronavirus epidemic shot past 1,000 on Thursday as the economic impact worsened, with much of the country at a standstill and the Milan bourse posting its largest ever one-day fall.

Coronavirus-Epidemie schlägt immer mehr auf Wirtschaft durch

Mar 05 2020

- von Francesca Piscioneri und Kevin Yao und Christian Krämer

Italy's Salvini confident of budget accord with EU

Jun 10 2019

MILAN Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini expressed confidence that Rome would be able to reach an accord with the European Union over public finances ahead of a key coalition meeting later on Monday.

Dusty files and paper clips: behind Italy's welfare revolution

Oct 24 2018

NAPLES, Italy Outside the job center in a poor quarter of Naples in southern Italy, Emanuele Varriale uses a ballpoint pen to fill in a form certifying he is looking for work. | Video

Italy PM recommends Visco for new term as central bank chief, sources say

Oct 26 2017

ROME Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has proposed that Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco be re-appointed for a second six-year term, despite widespread criticism of the central banker by political parties, sources said on Thursday.

Italy to curb labor flexibility, bowing to trade union pressure

Mar 16 2017

ROME Italy will approve a decree on Friday abolishing one of the most flexible and unregulated forms of payment for workers, a government source said, heading off a referendum on the issue and bowing to trade union demands.

Italy court blocks referendum to scrap Renzi's labor reform

Jan 11 2017

ROME Italy's Constitutional Court on Wednesday rejected a bid by the country's biggest trade union to force a referendum on former prime minister Matteo Renzi's law making it easier to fire workers. | Video

Italy president starts talks to seek way out of political crisis

Dec 08 2016

ROME Italy's president began talks with political leaders on Thursday to seek a way out of the political crisis caused by the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Exclusive: Italy allocates 500 million euros for bank sector job cuts over three years

Oct 20 2016

ROME Italy has allocated 500 million euros ($548 million) over the next three years to help commercial banks finance early retirement schemes, a government source told Reuters on Thursday.

Exclusive: Italy allocates 500 million euros for bank sector job cuts over three years

Oct 20 2016

ROME Italy has allocated 500 million euros ($548 million) over the next three years to help commercial banks finance early retirement schemes, a government source told Reuters on Thursday.

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