ROME European Union and Italian officials discussed this week the health of Italian banks, including Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) , two sources told Reuters, underlining concerns over the effects of rising debt yields.
ROME Italy's so-called citizens' wage, to be introduced next year as part of the government's first budget, will take the form of a pre-charged electronic shopping card, deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
ROME Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Monday accused European Union officials of "terrorism" by deliberately upsetting financial markets with negative comments about Italy's budget plans.
ROME, Oct 1 Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio
on Monday accused European Union officials of "terrorism" by
deliberately upsetting financial markets with negative comments
about Italy's budget plans.
ROME Italy's 5-Star Movement denied on Wednesday that it had threatened to demand Economy Minister Giovanni Tria's resignation unless he approved billions in spending next year for its flagship campaign promise.
ROME Steel giant ArcelorMittal reached a deal on Thursday with trades' unions over its planned purchase of Ilva, opening the way for the contested takeover just days before the Italian steelmaker runs out of cash.
Mailand/Rom Beim Einsturz einer Autobahnbrücke in Genua sind etwa 30 Menschen ums Leben gekommen.
Mailand/Rom Beim Einsturz einer Autobahnbrücke in Genua sind am Dienstag nach Angaben aus Polizeikreisen mindestens zehn Menschen ums Leben gekommen.
ROME Italy's new government has postponed its planned handover of the heavily polluting Ilva steel plant, Europe's largest, to ArcelorMittal by two and a half months to Sept. 15 as Rome seeks more time to rejig the terms of the deal.
ROME Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work together on helping refugees and respect their dignity. | Video