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Italy holds budget meeting; 2019 deficit goal in focus

Sep 17 2018

MILAN Italy's top ministers met on Monday to discuss the 2019 budget, with friction building inside the coalition over the package and financial markets on edge about the big-spending plans of the government.

Italy acts to revoke motorway concession after bridge collapse

Aug 17 2018

GENOA Italy's government on Friday launched a formal procedure aimed at revoking concessions held by Autostrade per l'Italia to operate toll highways after a bridge it managed collapsed this week, killing at least 38 people. | Video

Rescuers deal with fire in Italian bridge rubble before day of mourning

Aug 17 2018

GENOA Rescue workers searched through tons of concrete and steel from the collapsed Genoa highway bridge for a fourth day on Friday as Italians prepared to bury the 38 victims of a disaster that has angered the public and rattled industry.

Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed bridge, investors dump shares

Aug 16 2018

GENOA, Italy Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people. | Video

Investors turn on Italy bridge operator after disaster

Aug 16 2018

GENOA, Italy, Aug 16 Italy's biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticised it for a deadly bridge collapse this week, moving to revoke its concession and accusing it of failing to ensure the viaduct's safety.

Anger at Italy bridge operator as hunt for survivors goes on

Aug 15 2018

GENOA, Italy Italian rescuers searched for survivors among towering slabs of concrete wreckage in Genoa on Wednesday after a bridge collapse killed 39 people and sparked a furious government reaction against the viaduct's operator. | Video

39 Tote in Genua - Schwere Vorwürfe gegen Brückenbetreiber

Aug 15 2018

Genua Die italienische Regierung macht den Autobahn-Betreiber für den Brückeneinsturz mit 39 Toten verantwortlich und will ihm die Lizenz entziehen.

Italy's new political order: a green beard and mozzarella

Jul 03 2018

PONTIDA, Italy "There's only one captain!" a crowd of more than 10,000 people chant as Italy's new political order takes shape in a grassy field, their eyes fixed on a politician bridging one of the oldest divides in Italian politics. | Video

Italy's League chief Salvini vows to take success Europe-wide

Jul 01 2018

PONTIDA, Italy Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's right-wing League which is surging in opinion polls, said on Sunday he wanted to expand its success to create a pan-European association of like-minded, nationalist parties.

Turin activists fend off developers with dance, debates and bee-keeping

Oct 26 2016

TURIN, Italy Bodies sway as a band beats out a rhythm in a corner of a 300-year-old courtyard in Turin's Cavallerizza Reale, part of a round-the-clock occupation staged to stop the building falling into the hands of developers.

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