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Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine

Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something worse. ...

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine

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Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controver...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas e...
02:34, 08/13/2019

Adani refuses to commit to size of 'scaled-down' Carmichael coalmine Exclusive: Company pursues approvals based on original plans for 60m-tonne megamineAdani has refused to commit to the size of its “scaled-down” Carmichael coal project and is still pursuing final appr...
12:51, 05/07/2019

New Acland coalmine caught drilling illegally at 27 sites – and fined just $3,152 Exclusive: Queensland authorities believed penalty – a 20th of the maximum for a single infringement – would serve as a deterrentOne of Australia’s most contentious coalmines, New Acland, was caught d...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:51, 08/17/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
17:51, 08/20/2019

'Fed up': Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals timeline this week Annastacia Palaszczuk says state ‘needs some certainty’ about timing of outstanding approvalsQueensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says she is “fed up” with the state’s process for Adani’s Carm...
07:51, 05/22/2019

Eden Project plans $150m ecotourism site for Victorian coalmine Joint venture aims to turn Alcoa’s open-cut mine site into Anglesea project near Great Ocean RoadA UK charity that redeveloped a china clay quarry in Cornwall into a major ecotourism project has its e...
11:17, 05/21/2019

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
09:34, 08/20/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
22:17, 08/18/2019

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
19:17, 08/18/2019

Adani cleared to start Carmichael coalmine work as groundwater plans approved Queensland government decision means company can begin work on mine site, but other federal approvals still required before coal extraction can beginAdani has been cleared to start work on its Carmich...
06:34, 06/13/2019

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coal...
12:34, 06/12/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
18:34, 08/19/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
01:35, 08/13/2019

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Spanish colonizers and early scholars. ...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul,...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Italy’s Biggest Economic Problem? It’s Still Italy Political chaos and confrontation with the European Union over spending rules have reinforced what a finance professor calls the country’s “serial stagnation.”...
19:51, 08/09/2019

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Italy Still Wants the Getty Bronze, and Perhaps More Italy has long demanded the return of a prized bronze statue from the Getty museum. Now it has asked for background checks on four other of the institution’s works....
19:34, 05/24/2019

Italy’s Government Has Collapsed. What Happens Next? Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned this week, bringing an end to the country’s 66th government since 1945. Why It Matters: Italy is the Eurozone’s third-largest economy, ...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
16:51, 08/20/2019

|WATCH:Italy’scannabislightmarketfearslegalbuzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback ...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Italy region will pay you $27,000 to move there Molise, a wild and beautiful region to the east of Rome, is offering to pay people $27,000 to move there in the hope they'll save rural communities from dying out....
18:19, 09/12/2019

Why is Italy still the sick man of Europe? Since the financial crisis, Italy has struggled to kick-start its growth, and is lagging behind its European neighbors. But the causes of the country's malaise date back decades — and hope for change ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Italy's new car sales down 1.2 pct in May * FIAT CHRYSLER'S ITALIAN MARKET SHARE 26.35% IN MAY VS 25.4% IN APRIL -REUTERS CALCULATION ON TRANSPORT MINISTRY DATA Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)...
20:34, 06/03/2019

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in the city’s Grand Tour days....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay Italy’s populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as the starting point for a new currency in case Italy...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Italy Signals More EU Cooperation With New Appointees Italy’s new governing coalition named its key officials, including ministers whose appointments signal a less combative stance toward the European Union over fiscal discipline and immigration....
00:17, 09/05/2019

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
17:51, 08/20/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
05:34, 06/19/2019

| Italy's PM Conte: 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice Dubbed "Mr Nobody" when he was named Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte became increasingly assertive in a political crisis that has ripped apart the governing coalition....
09:17, 08/21/2019

Italy's PD raises the bar for possible government with 5-Star Italy's center-left Democratic Party on Thursday set tough new conditions for forming a coalition with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, making a deal between the traditional foes look more elus...
20:51, 08/22/2019

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an ...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Italy: 3 killed in apparent gas explosion MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters say three people were killed by an explosion in an apartment building that appears to have been caused by a gas leak. The explosion Thursday morning in the northeaste...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Why Italy Is Headed for Yet Another Early Election Political turmoil in Italy spurred snap elections in 1994, 1996 and 2008. Now, another one appears to be around the corner. Near-constant sparring between unlikely bedfellows Matteo Salvini and Luigi ...
07:17, 08/10/2019

Italy's ruling coalition breaks down. What comes next? The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has declared that the governing coalition has broken down after months of internal bickering and that the only way forw...
04:17, 08/09/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan voted against the League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's forbidden 'orgy island' Italian nobility indulged in sex parties on Zannone until tragedy struck. Today it's a pretty deserted island you can chastely visit from Rome or Naples....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they d...
18:17, 07/17/2019

Italy on holiday: a day at the beach in the Cilento For many families in Naples, Santa Maria di Castellabate has become a favourite summer seaside escape. We joined them for a day on the beach, Italian styleCries of “Cocco bello, cocco fresco” carry in...
09:34, 08/13/2019

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
17:51, 07/11/2019

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in Decembe...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Italy's secret gourmet island Where can you find all the fabulous things about Italy without the crowds? Food lovers especially should head to Salina, a secret gourmet island off the coast of Sicily....
11:17, 08/27/2019

If Trump can’t buy Greenland, why not Italy or Vietnam? Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland. When I heard that last week I chuckled and thought: “What the freak is that all about?” Only I didn’t use the word “freak.” I used the word that appears in newspap...
11:17, 08/27/2019

Italy swears in new coalition government Italy has a new coalition government in place, backed by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democrats. After the far-right League fell from power, Italy now has a more pro-Euro...
13:51, 09/05/2019

How A Law Professor Outmaneuvered Italy's Trump to Become PM Twice He was one of 90 people on staff at the university law school, with a reputation as being mild-mannered and formal. He showed up for work in well-designed suits with pocket squares. He taught two......
06:34, 09/08/2019

US man arrested over murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told CNN Sunday....
15:17, 05/05/2019

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy The League party of Italy's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with sky-rocketing support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer o...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Italy not thinking about leaving euro - Salvini The leader of Italy's League Matteo Salvini, who this week pulled the plug on his own governing coalition and called for a snap election, said on Saturday leaving the euro was not an option on the tab...
22:00, 08/10/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU fiscal rules must be rediscussed Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday European Union fiscal rules must be rediscussed, after his far-right League became the country's largest party in the EU election, surging p...
11:51, 05/27/2019

Italy swears in new coalition, seen bolstering EU ties A new Italian government was sworn into office on Thursday, with the pro-European Democratic Party (PD) flanking the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in an unlikely alliance that has been cheered on...
16:51, 09/05/2019

Italy's Salvini says will submit no-confidence vote The Italian far-right League party of Matteo Salvini says it will submit a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. The party hopes to force the collapse of the coalition government...
14:51, 08/09/2019

Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach Matteo Salvini, the anti-migrant interior minister, has a talent for expressing the country’s id. A highly visible vacation was the latest step in his campaign for the top job....
10:51, 08/09/2019

Italy restore fan pride at women's World Cup Italy's women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country's football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series of failures by the men's team....
01:00, 06/26/2019

US man, 22, arrested in Italy in killing of store owner Italian police arrested a 22-year-old U.S. citizen on Saturday suspected of killing a 74-year-old Italian clothing store owner in a small town near Rome, according to Reuters....
17:17, 05/05/2019

Italy’s Populists Gamble on New Elections and Turmoil Italy has had 67 governments over the past 74 years; in that respect, the impending collapse of the 5 Star–Lega coalition government is hardly surprising. For 14 months, the far-right Lega party...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary el...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Italy: Tourist bus overturns in Tuscany, killing 1 MILAN (AP) — A double-deck bus carrying 60 tourists from eastern Europe overturned on a Tuscan highway Wednesday, killing one passenger and injuring more than dozen others, the news agency ANSA report...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/22/2019

EU countries extend welcome to Eleonore migrants without Italy Five EU member states have said they agree to receive the 104 migrants aboard the German charity rescue boat. The EU will schedule a special meeting in autumn to discuss possible migrant distribution ...
00:00, 09/04/2019

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, seemed invincible. His League party had man...
01:34, 08/15/2019

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed last year....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Italy’s Salvini warns of government crisis ROME (AP) — Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is warning that a government crisis will be unavoidable if his League party cannot start working constructively with the 5-Star Movement,...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Italy’s New Government Survives Key Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second such success in two days....
00:17, 09/11/2019

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of C...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Italy’s ‘cannabis light’ creates buzz even if the pot won’t Shop owners hoping to cash in on Italy’s “green gold rush” by shops selling mild marijuana called “cannabis light” are holding their breath while waiting for the country’s highest court to issue an op...
10:51, 06/27/2019

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, core bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concerns about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger and the muted showing of nationalists in Europe...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy on Saturday as they reached the women's World Cup semi-finals for the first time....
23:00, 06/29/2019

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. German captain Carola Rackete reportedly apologiz...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Italy Drafts 'No-Mobile-Phone Phobia' Law The bill seeks to treat so-called "no-mobile-phone phobia" (also known as "nomophobia") or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks or messaging apps....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Italy’s Government Passes Another Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second such success in two days....
20:17, 09/10/2019

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of fifth-generation telecoms networks may further del...
15:34, 07/17/2019

Italy's prime minister says new government will bicker less Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new coalition, which combines the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would do more and bicker less....
13:34, 09/09/2019

Italy: Parliament backs new Conte government The Italian lower house Chamber of Deputies approved the Cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promised a stronger pro-EU focus and less bickering....
23:34, 09/09/2019

2 U.S. Teens Jailed in Italy Over Policeman’s Murder ROME — Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of an Italian police officer. A detention order issued by prosecutors...
00:17, 07/28/2019

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with no...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Italy demolishes remains of Genoa bridge The remaining towers of the bridge in Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished.        ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
09:51, 06/07/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Von der Leyen calls for EU migration pact in Italy The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to b...
20:51, 08/02/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
11:00, 06/06/2019

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past ...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Italy following closely FCA-Renault deal but won't set guidelines-PM Italy's government does not expect to set guidelines for merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and French rival Renault though it follows the deal closely and has an interest in preserving jobs in the se...
15:34, 06/03/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest stando...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has handed his resignation letter to the country's president after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League....
11:51, 08/21/2019

Italy's PD says open to 5-Star's demand to cut number of MPs Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD), said on Friday that it accepted the 5-Star Movement's demand to cut the number of lawmakers, making a government deal between the two parties appear more like...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC running first on the road...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the paym...
02:51, 06/12/2019

Matera: Italy's magical city of stone After 10,000 years, the ancient city in Basilicata is having a moment: it’s a European capital of culture for 2019 – and even James Bond is making a visit‘This room is called Senza Nidd – without anyt...
06:34, 09/02/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister ...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Italy: Salvini is out, but migrants still endure his policies The outgoing interior minister closed Italy's refugee camps and its ports. But even with Matteo Salvini out of government, asylum-seekers are still trapped in a cycle of homelessness, harassment and f...
18:17, 08/30/2019

Ash from Italy volcano appears to chase boat A volcano in Italy erupted in a massive explosion for the second time in two months spewing ash into the atmosphere.        ...
13:51, 08/30/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

How Giuseppe Conte of Italy Went From Irrelevant to Irreplaceable The prime minister of the last Italian government got the mandate to form the next Italian government, completing a remarkable political resuscitation....
13:51, 08/29/2019

Italy's M5S: From League allies to Democratic partners The Five Star Movement is about to get its second chance to govern, this time in a coalition with the Democratic Party. The loosely defined populists have struggled to carve out a profile for themselv...
15:51, 08/29/2019

Italy crisis edges closer to resolution Italy's center-left and the 5-Star Movement are running out of time to form a coalition to avert elections. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has said he backs Giuseppe Conte to remain Italy's PM....
07:17, 08/28/2019

Italy's Conte tapped to form new government Italian president has given outgoing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government backed by the populist 5-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party....
12:51, 08/29/2019

Italy's Salvini investigated over use of state flights Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has been put under investigation over possible misuse of state flights while campaigning for European elections at the head of his far-right League party, ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Germany prepared to take in 25% of migrants who arrive in Italy by sea Interior Minister Seehofer has made the gesture ahead of EU talks on migration later this month. The issue has been one of hot debate in recent years following a spate of arrivals in the Mediterranean...
16:34, 09/14/2019

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washi...
06:34, 06/18/2019

Kean left out of Italy squad as punishment "Moise Kean has been left out of the Italy squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers after arriving late to a team meeting, head coach Roberto Mancini has revealed."...
12:00, 09/03/2019

Kessie and Lukaku subjected to more racism in Italy AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie and Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku reportedly have been subjected to more racism in Italy       ...
12:51, 09/16/2019

Italy: New government could soften stance on immigration Italy's new Interior Minister Lamorgese is seen as a moderate who may re-open ports to rescue vessels, but PM Conte wants the EU to show more solidarity with Italy in return. Bernd Riegert reports fro...
06:17, 09/12/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not be allowed to set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the au...
07:34, 05/20/2019

Move to Southern Italy and Get Paid $770 a Month If you’ve ever wanted to live in Italy, now might be the perfect time to make the move. Molise, an underpopulated area of the country, is offering new residents €700 a month (roughly $770 US) to reloc...
02:51, 09/12/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change afte...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban MILAN (AP) — Italy’s hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy’s southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ba...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Italy's Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban Italy's hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy's southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban....
10:34, 05/20/2019

Italy's fascist past reverberates in Rome Lovers of fascist architecture never disappeared from Italy's capital, where Mussolini sought to centralize powers. He continues to be revered in one of the Roman neighborhoods the dictator built, and...
13:17, 08/18/2019

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for first time since acquittal Once accused of brutally murdering her roommate, the exonerated journalist has called for an end to "irresponsible media." Her case gained widespread notoriety, partly due to the media frenzy surround...
15:17, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's prime minister says new government will bicker less Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new coalition, which combines the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would do more and bicker less....
14:00, 09/09/2019

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Italy's Sonego downs Kecmanovic to win Antalya Open "Italy\u0027s Lorenzo Sonego won his first career ATP singles title at the Antalya Open in Turkey on Saturday, saving a championship point before roaring back to beat Serbia\u0027s Miomir Kecmanovic 6...
19:51, 06/29/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission...
14:00, 06/25/2019

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the woods yet with the tough obstacles ahead of them in ...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy BERLIN (AP) — German says it will return to Italy a painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum that was stolen by Nazi troops during World War II. The government said in a statement Saturday that Foreign...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Netherlands jump for joy as Stefanie van der Gragt finishes off Italy The Dutch are in uncharted territory. Before their Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Italy they had never been this far at Fifa’s showcase tournament. Indeed, France 2019 is only their second Wo...
08:34, 06/30/2019

Garbage truck falls into massive sinkhole in Italy A garbage truck plunged into a massive sinkhole in the Italian city of Naples on Monday, sparking the evacuations of several homes nearby. The truck was traveling down the Casoria area of the southern...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the...
00:51, 07/03/2019

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Her Acquittal Ms. Knox, an American who was exonerated in a 2007 murder, went back to the country where her legal drama unfolded to speak about wrongful convictions and how journalists cover cases like hers....
22:17, 06/13/2019

Italy firefighters douse fires on Stromboli after eruptions Firefighters using helicopters and motorboats were continuing to douse fires ignited by a volcanic eruption on the Sicilian island of Stromboli that killed a hiker...
12:17, 07/04/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its ...
15:34, 07/05/2019

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy       ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Jamaica v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-offJapan 2-1 Scotland: match reportEmail Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.43pm BST 85 mins: Bartoli gets down the other end to chuck in a couple of long throws. The second goe...
20:00, 06/14/2019

EU hits Italy with disciplinary action over budget violations The EU Commission has begun a legal process that could lead to unprecedented sanctions and tight financial oversight of Europe's fourth-largest economy. Italy's populist government has called for a ch...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Italy beats China 2-0 to reach World Cup quarterfinals MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Valentina Giacinti and Aurora Galli scored and Italy earned its first appearance in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup since 1991 after beating China 2-0 on Tu...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Italy PM Conte says he would prefer a woman as head of EU executive Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday he would prefer a woman as president of the next European Commission, as EU leaders meet for a third consecutive day to end a stalemate over the a...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants strand...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-government...
20:51, 06/15/2019

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst has told CNBC....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Italy's new government says migrants can disembark from rescue boat Rome’s new left-leaning government breaks from era of hardline immigration measures pushed by Matteo SalviniAn NGO rescue ship with 82 migrants onboard has been authorised to disembark in Italy by the...
12:18, 09/14/2019

Superbug That Surfaced In Delhi Strikes In Italy's Tuscany Authorities in Tuscany, home to some of Italy's most visited tourist attractions, have stepped up hospital controls after a deadly outbreak of the superbug that first surfaced in Delhi....
03:51, 09/13/2019

A foreign mafia has come to Italy and further polarized the migration debate The Nigerian mafia has built Italy into a European hub, smuggling cocaine from South America, heroin from Asia, and trafficking women by the tens of thousands....
20:51, 06/25/2019

Italy v China: Women's World Cup 2019 last 16 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 5pm BST kick-offDavid Squires on … the Women’s World Cup, VAR and moreAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 4.12pm BST Italy: Giuliani; Guagni, Gama, Linari,...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Germany ready to take one in four migrants rescued off Italy: minister Germany is ready to take in a quarter of migrants who reach Italy by sea, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in remarks published on Friday, signaling a goodwill gesture to a southern neighbor ahea...
21:51, 09/13/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the s...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Italy's UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on ice for now - sources Italy's UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four sources ...
16:51, 06/24/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
20:00, 06/23/2019

Italy should consider special powers to protect bourse in HK bid on LSE: League The Italian government should consider using its special powers to safeguard the country's stock exchange in case a bid from Hong Kong Exchange on the London Stock Exchange goes through, a League pa...
23:51, 09/11/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
12:51, 06/16/2019

The Latest: EU official urges Italy to let migrants land MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The EU’s top migration official is urging Italy to help ensure that 42 migrants aboard a private re...
13:51, 06/27/2019

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Of...
00:51, 06/16/2019

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for mor...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
04:17, 06/16/2019

Italy blows up remains of collapsed Genoa bridge The two remaining towers from the Genoa bridge collapse that killed 43 people in August 2018 have been demolished. The Italian government has said the new bridge will be ready in April 2020....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Amanda Knox, exonerated of murder, returns to Italy Amanda Knox, a U.S. citizen, has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison in 2011 and acquitted of murder to tell her story....
06:00, 06/16/2019

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Rome blocking it from coming ashore....
02:00, 06/27/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
06:51, 06/16/2019

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy&#...
13:34, 06/28/2019

Italy should consider special powers to protect bourse in HK bid on LSE -League The Italian government should consider using its special powers to safeguard the country's stock exchange in case a bid from Hong Kong Exchange on the London Stock Exchange goes through, a League part...
22:17, 09/11/2019

Rescue ship with 42 migrants stuck off Italy’s Lampedusa MILAN (AP) — A German humanitarian rescue ship with 42 rescued migrants onboard remains anchored off Italy’s southernmost island of Lampedusa as a stand-off with Italy continues. Italy’s i...
13:51, 06/27/2019

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows free...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Italy seeks jurisdiction in killing of 2 Indian fishermen An international arbitration court has opened two weeks of hearings on Italy’s request for India to end the prosecution of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Italy's PD, 5-Star on verge of government deal with Conte as PM The ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party appeared on the verge of a deal to form a new Italian government on Monday after the PD indicated it had abandoned a veto on Giuseppe Con...
01:51, 08/27/2019

Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partnerWe are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian popul...
20:17, 08/18/2019

M5S to hold online vote on whether to form Italy coalition Country could face fresh elections if party members reject pact with centre-left PDMembers of Itay’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) party will vote online on whether they want their party...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Italy's Salvini allows unaccompanied minors off migrant ship After more than two weeks, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has allowed 27 minors to disembark a migrant rescue vessel. Others on board have not been authorized to leave the boat....
13:17, 08/18/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel 'Eleonore' The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
18:34, 09/02/2019

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant rescue ship....
22:17, 08/17/2019

Italy’s Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has t...
19:34, 08/17/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
04:34, 08/17/2019

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to make the German charity workers pay dearly....
18:34, 09/03/2019

Italy's 5-Star not interested in new deal with League: Di Maio Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is not interested in patching up its ruling coalition with the right-wing League, party leader Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in migrants on Open Arms ship Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants who have been blocked from docking in Italy, resolving the latest standoff over imm...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Spain to take some migrants on Open Arms ship, says Italy Spain has offered to take some of around 150 migrants on a rescue ship that has been blocked from docking in Italy, Rome authorities said on Thursday, signaling a possible end to a standoff that has f...
12:00, 08/15/2019

How Italy's 'Captain' Salvini steered his ship onto the rocks At a closed-door meeting on Aug. 6, Matteo Salvini's advisers told the populist Italian politician he was trapped in an unproductive coalition government and should bring it down....
09:51, 09/04/2019

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? The Uffizi Galleries are experiencing a renaissance thanks to reforms granting Italy’s top state-run museums autonomy and allowing foreigners at the helm, but populist politics roiling the Italian art...
19:00, 08/14/2019

In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bringing more than 500 migrants to Italy in the latest...
22:34, 08/13/2019

In Italy, Racist Abuse Is Dismissed (Again) as Part of the Game When the Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was subjected to monkey chants during a match, even some of his own fans shrugged it off as business as usual....
22:51, 09/04/2019

Italy's 5-Star says Salvini no longer a credible partner Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility of resur...
22:17, 08/18/2019

Darmian, Llorente go back to Italy on transfer deadline day While a blockbuster deal to take Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain seemed unlikely to be finalized, clubs across Europe are completing transfer business before the window shuts     ...
17:34, 09/02/2019

Italy warns G7 against protectionism, worried by U.S. tariff threat Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned fellow G7 leaders on Sunday of the dangers of protectionism and urged the United States not to carry through on its threat to impose tariffs on German auto...
14:17, 08/25/2019

Italy's Stromboli Volcano Erupts For Second Time In Two Months A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, unleashing a dramatic plume of smoke in its second explosion in less than two months....
17:17, 08/28/2019

Horse-Trading Begins for Italy’s Next Government. Who Will Outsmart the Other? The hard-right leader Matteo Salvini may have underestimated his rivals’ determination to stop him. Then again, anything can happen in Italian politics....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-right Lega had forced a crisis by pulling out of the l...
21:17, 08/28/2019

Mediaset files complaint against Vivendi with Italy watchdog Mediaset has filed a complaint with Italy's market watchdog, accusing shareholder Vivendi of leaking information with a view to scuppering its corporate restructuring plans, the Italian broadcaster ...
18:17, 08/22/2019

The comic, the captain and the lawyer - who's who in Italy's political crisis Italy is struggling to form its 67th government since World War Two. The fate of its latest political crisis will be determined by five politicians and a comedian, an eclectic group riven by personali...
16:51, 08/21/2019

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15 passengers to jump into the sea to escape deterior...
16:17, 08/21/2019

Salvini sidelined as M5S and Democrats agree Italy coalition Parties to try to form government in move that would avert snap electionsItaly’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left Democratic party (PD) have agreed to try to form a new ...
00:51, 08/29/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
01:17, 08/21/2019

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coali...
23:51, 08/20/2019

Italy's Salvini says ready to pass budget before elections Italy's League leader Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was ready to keep the coalition government alive to approve a 2020 budget and vote in a reform of parliament before heading to early elections....
18:51, 08/20/2019

EU's Oettinger welcomes prospect of 'pro-European' government in Italy European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, a member of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives in Germany, welcomed on Thursday the prospect of a new, pro-European government taking office in Italy, saying i...
11:17, 08/29/2019

More than 10 jump overboard from migrant ship stranded off Italy More than 10 of the migrants on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy jumped overboard and tried to swim ashore on Tuesday as the Spanish charity operating the vessel remained in a stand-off with ...
14:51, 08/20/2019

Italy's Di Maio signals imminent end of government, thanks Conte Luigi Di Maio, head of the ruling 5-Star Movement, signaled the imminent demise of Italy's coalition government on Tuesday by thanking Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte for his time in office....
14:51, 08/20/2019

Italy's PD has 'good' initial talks with 5-Star: PD source Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) has had good, initial contacts with the ruling 5-Star Movement over the possibility of forging a coalition, a PD source with knowledge of the talks said on Mon...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Italy PM Conte says Salvini must explain why he is sinking government Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that the leader of the ruling League party, Matteo Salvini, must explain to Italians why he wants to bring down the coalition government....
04:17, 08/09/2019

Italy's new coalition sworn in as doubts cast over longevity Tie-up of rival parties likely to break from hardline immigration policyItaly’s new coalition government between the centre-left Democratic party and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement has been...
20:51, 09/05/2019

Italy thump Spain to win men's water polo title Italy won the men's water polo gold medal at the World Aquatics Championships after an effervescent performance gave them a 10-5 win over rivals Spain in Saturday's final....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Italy blocks own coastguard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coastguard ship carrying...
18:51, 07/26/2019

Foodie paradise: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.        ...
11:51, 07/25/2019

Italy is sending phone-addicted teens to rehab Italy is planning on packing phone addicted teenagers off to rehab with a tough new law to curb social media obsession. New legislation is set to crackdown on a phenomenon called “nomophobia,” which m...
21:00, 07/23/2019

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Euro stocks inch higher as Italy steadies European shares were flat to marginally higher in early trading on Monday, with Italian shares recovering some ground after a bout of selling driven by political nerves as all eyes moved to this week'...
11:51, 07/22/2019

75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless called for immediate talks to address the coalition's ...
11:34, 07/19/2019

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G serv...
21:17, 07/17/2019

Italy's far-right Salvini moves to round up Roma, Sinti Interior Minister Salvini has asked regional officials to draw up maps of "illegal settlements." Non-Italians are to be sent back to their countries of origin....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy Manchester's Marcus Morrison knocks out Emanuele Blandamura at the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli in Rome The post Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 07/12/2019

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his allies is alleged to be discussing how to funnel Ru...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting the completion of a banking union and revising budge...
13:34, 09/09/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
09:34, 07/10/2019

Italy jails 24 South Americans over Condor-era killings An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It's estimated that thousands of people were murdered under the secret US-backed c...
01:34, 07/09/2019

| Dozens of migrants still stuck on vessel in Italy port An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome has refused to let them disembark until ...
23:51, 07/28/2019

Italy's Nexi says data of 18,000 alleged customers published Data of 18,000 people claimed to be customers of Italian payments firm Nexi have been published on a foreign website, but no financial information was disclosed, Nexi said on Tuesday....
11:17, 07/30/2019

Italy's Salvini yet to indicate plans for government's future: source The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Matteo Salvini, has yet to inform his coalition partner or the nation's president of his plans for the future of the government, a source said on Thursday, a...
15:17, 08/08/2019

Italy's Salvini says budget deficit must not fall in 2020 Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday that Italy must not reduce its budget deficit next year as a proportion of gross domestic product, in order to allow space to cut taxes and stimula...
22:17, 08/06/2019

Italy: Police arrest 7 in deadly nightclub stampede Police in Italy have arrested seven men over a 2018 nightclub stampede on the Adriatic coast that left six people dead and dozens injured. Prosecutors say the gang used pepper spray to try and steal f...
10:51, 08/04/2019

Italy approves use of special powers over 5G supply deals Italy's new government on Thursday approved its use of special powers in supply deals for fifth-generation (5G) telecom services by a number of domestic firms with providers including China's Huawei a...
23:51, 09/05/2019

Italy police arrest 7 in deadly nightclub stampede Police in Italy have arrested seven men over a 2018 nightclub stampede on the Adriatic coast that left six people dead and dozens injured. Prosecutors say the gang used pepper spray to try and steal f...
22:51, 08/03/2019

Seven young men arrested in Italy nightclub stampede that killed six Six men between 19 and 22 years old have been arrested in connection with a stampede at a nightclub in central Italy last year that killed six, authorities said Saturday....
17:51, 08/03/2019

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of their husbands. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
06:17, 08/03/2019

Expert view from Italy – What are Everton getting from Moise Kean? "Everton look set to complete a surprise deal to sign Moise Kean from Juventus so we asked our colleagues in Italy to get an expert view on the forward."...
20:51, 08/02/2019

ArcelorMittal hopeful Italy plant will not shut over pollution ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, is confident that the Ilva operations it bought last year in Italy will not have to shut after the firm lost immunity over the plant's pollution, an exec...
22:17, 08/01/2019

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the third-century AD Bat...
20:17, 08/01/2019

Italy and EU end latest standoff on African asylum seekers The European Union ended a standoff with Italy over African immigration on Wednesday, agreeing to take 116 asylum-seekers rescued at sea last week but denied permission to go ashore by the country's r...
21:51, 07/31/2019

Italy: Slain police officer didn’t have gun when stabbed Italian authorities say a police officer who was fatally stabbed during a confrontation with two American teenagers had forgotten his gun that night but said there wasn’t time for him or his partner t...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Runner killed by lightning strike during race in Italy A 44-year-old Norwegian woman was struck and killed by lightning while running a race in Italy over the weekend. The Südtirol Ultra Skyrace organizers called off the 75-mile ultramarathon due to extre...
23:17, 07/30/2019

Belotti double as Italy hit back to beat 10-man Armenia "Italy recovered from an early shock as they came from behind to beat Armenia 3-1 in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday, the hosts playing the entire second half with 10 men after goalscorer Aleksandre...
23:51, 09/05/2019

Lukaku: Italy needs to fight racism to attract top players "Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku, who was subjected to racist abuse by Cagliari supporters on Sunday, said that Italian football must combat racism in stadiums if it wants to attract the world\u0027...
18:34, 09/06/2019

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested...
23:34, 07/08/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. ...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Italy's deputy PM Di Maio says EU vote will not derail government The Italian government will carry on without a cabinet reshuffle, Italy's Deputy PM and leader of the 5-Star Movement, which saw its support slump in Sunday's European parliament elections, said on Mo...
08:34, 05/27/2019

Italy’s Salvini leads Europe’s ethnonationalist surge The Italian deputy prime minister is at the vanguard of the continent's ascendant far right ahead of next week's elections for the European Parliament....
08:51, 05/16/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the ...
15:17, 05/29/2019

Italy closes investigation against Spanish rescue crew A judge in Sicily has dropped an investigation into two members of the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms that stemmed from a standoff last year when the crew refused to hand over 218 migrants resc...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Link between Italy's Salvini and Hungary's Orban downplayed A top aide to Hungary's prime minister says he sees only a "slight possibility" that Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party will link up with Italy's Matteo Salvini in a coalition in the European Parliament....
19:00, 05/30/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refug...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cup on Sunday....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal fo...
13:34, 05/15/2019

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of Europea...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini Italy's Supreme court on Thursday banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo Salvini who had declared war on the so...
20:51, 05/30/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisi...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Why Investors Flinch Over Italy’s Mini-Bills Plan Many things are unclear about the idea that Italy’s government could issue what would amount to small-denomination IOUs to pay some of its bills. How would the so-called mini-BOTs work? Are they a cle...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp on Tuesday because of the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di ...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” o...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Super rich buying up Italy's mansions under new tax regime ‘You get the same sort of tax savings you get in Jersey but you get to live somewhere you actually want to live’Luxury Tuscan estate agent Ian Heath is developing a taste for private jets. “It’s not t...
11:17, 05/11/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship ROME (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea. The head of the Mediterr...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Air Force deploys F-35 squadron to Italy for exercises, training The U.S. Air Force has deployed a squadron of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, airmen and equipment to an air base in Italy for exercises and to conduct training with other Europe-based aircraft....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Bonansea's double delight as Italy beats Australia Italy has waited 20 years since its last appearance at the Women's World Cup and it proved a memorable return as Barbara Bonansea scored twice, including a dramatic stoppage time winner, to give the A...
18:34, 06/09/2019

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed re...
09:34, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Italy’s Salvini is a big winner in European vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The League party of Italy’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the Europ...
08:51, 05/27/2019

Italy's League says it will stick with coalition after Europe vote win The leader of Italy's far-right League said on Monday he would stick with his coalition with the anti-establishment 5-Star party, despite his own victory and 5-Star's disappointing third place finish ...
11:51, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political cris...
08:51, 05/22/2019

Sarri wants Italy return after 'heavy' year in England "Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri has said he wants to return to Italy to be closer to his family after a \u0027heavy\u0027 first year in the English Premier League, amid reports that he is wanted by Seri...
12:17, 06/05/2019

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
22:51, 05/21/2019

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance m...
12:00, 06/08/2019

Italy’s Salvini positions himself as Europe’s populist leader Salvini was joined by 10 other nationalist leaders, including include far-right leaders Marine Le Pen of France’s National Rally party and Joerg Meuthen of the Alternative for Germany party during a p...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Sea-Watch group challenges Italy's ban on entering waters Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others....
22:34, 05/18/2019

Sea-Watch group challenges Italy’s ban on entering waters MILAN (AP) — Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others. In...
18:34, 05/18/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
12:17, 05/18/2019

Italy's government will not remain idle on Carige - Salvini The Italian government will not remain passive if no market solution materialises for struggling regional bank Carige, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told Reuters on Friday. A rescue deal for Ca...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesWomen’s World Cup Golden Boot tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 12.15pm BST 14 min: Alia Guagni picks up a pass on the edge of the Matild...
13:34, 06/09/2019

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there's a catch Mussomeli in Sicily, Italy sits on a steep hillside, has narrow streets and is known for its medieval castle and old churches. As part of a not-for-profit project, there are about 100 homes for sale t...
17:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Italy's Autogrill looking for acquisitions as war chest grows Italy's Autogrill, which runs restaurants and bars at airports, motorways and railways around the world, is looking at possible acquisitions in related sectors in the next few years, when it will have...
16:51, 06/04/2019

'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry Migrants working in areas supplying Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands allege abuses including low pay and illegal contractsThree of the world’s largest tobacco manufacturers,...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Italy will discuss later this year how to fund tax cuts: Di Maio The Italian ruling coalition will discuss later this year how to finance its ambitious tax cut plans, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
09:34, 06/13/2019

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox says she is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo told CNBC Wednesday....
12:51, 05/08/2019

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner o...
14:00, 06/03/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determin...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia....
12:51, 06/13/2019

American arrested over brutal murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told CNN Sunday....
22:17, 05/05/2019

Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row 500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France and Italy on Thursday, the 500th anniversary of the ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Italy accuses US man of killing owner of fashion store VITERBO, Italy (AP) — Italian police have arrested a 22-year-old U.S. man and accused him of killing a 74-year-old Italian owner of a clothing store in Viterbo, a city near Rome. Police arrested Micha...
14:34, 05/05/2019

Italy emerges as ground zero for European extremist populism MILAN (AP) — Italy’s populist interior minister is uniting Europe’s right-wing parties under an anti-migrant, anti-Islam, anti-bureaucracy banner for this month’s European Union elec...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez smashes lap record to take pole in Italy Honda's world champion Marc Marquez secured his fourth pole position of the MotoGP season on Saturday ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, edging out Fabio Quartararo at the end of a dramatic qualifying s...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Timeline of possible EU disciplinary procedure over Italy's debt The European Commission may say on Wednesday that Italy is breaching European Union rules over its growing public debt, starting a process that could lead to financial sanctions and stricter oversight...
12:17, 06/03/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya w...
22:17, 06/12/2019

Italy govt assessing new proposals for Alitalia -Di Maio The Italian government is assessing new offers from potential suitors for flagship carrier Alitalia, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday during a visit to Tunisia....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for first time since acquittal ROME — Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in the hilltop un...
15:34, 05/09/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 10: Italy Le Azzurre were impressive in qualifying and have high hopes of reaching the knockout stages for the first time since 1991This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network...
17:34, 05/31/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstabl...
10:17, 04/30/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parl...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks to a Sam Kerr penalty kick, but their aggressive, a...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Lavazza listing not on the menu for Italy's largest coffee maker Italy's largest coffee group Lavazza has no plans for a market listing and is focused instead on organic growth and integrating companies bought last year, its vice-president told Reuters....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Italy's Salini drops key figures from corrected Astaldi announcement Italy's biggest builder, Salini Impregilo, issued on Tuesday a corrected version of its announcement of a proposed takeover of ailing rival Astaldi , removing some key figures on planned financing for...
12:34, 07/16/2019

Italy's Salvini angers Conte by muscling into budget debate Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met leading economic players on Monday to discuss the forthcoming 2020 budget, angering Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who accused him of trespassing onto his own ...
16:17, 07/15/2019

Italy's Salvini seizes on election win to demand new ECB debt role Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt in order to keep bond yields low....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Italy's Salvini calls for new ECB role to guarantee state debts Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt in order to keep bond yields low....
14:34, 05/28/2019

Italy grants asylum to Eritrean man mistaken for years for trafficker Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe was put in deportation centre after acquittal but is now freeItalian authorities have granted refugee status to an Eritrean man who was the victim of one of the country’s mo...
17:51, 08/03/2019

Italy's Stromboli volcano erupts for second time in two months, no injuries A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, unleashing a dramatic plume of smoke in its second explosion in less than two months....
07:17, 08/29/2019

Italy eyes Alitalia relaunch with private, industrial offers The Italian government is hoping Alitalia will turn a new page after four private investors expressed an interest in joining the state railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines in trying once ...
19:51, 07/15/2019

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matte...
14:51, 05/27/2019

Italy's PM Conte to issue ultimatum over government on Monday: papers Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will present an ultimatum to fractious ruling parties on Monday to speed up government action or face his resignation, Italian newspapers La Repubblica and Il Cor...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Italy PM Conte to threaten to quit unless coalition squabbles end: papers Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will threaten to resign on Monday unless the fractious ruling parties settle their differences and get on with governing, several Italian newspapers reported....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Italy's Salvini pulls plug on government, calls for elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way ...
04:17, 08/09/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior m...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Italy detains 2 American teens in slaying of Rome policeman Italian police say two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft of a bag with a cellphone...
15:17, 07/27/2019

| Belotti recalled, Balotelli out of Italy Euro 2020 qualifiers Torino forward Andrea Belotti has been recalled but Marseille's Mario Balotelli left of Italy's 33-man squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia next month....
23:34, 05/27/2019

Trade war, Italy and Brexit worries drive Europe lower Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japa...
11:51, 08/09/2019

Europe rattled by Italy stress, safe havens keep gaining Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japa...
14:51, 08/09/2019

Beauty YouTuber NikkieTutorials Gets Engaged During Romantic Italy Trip Beauty YouTube star NikkieTutorials is rocking... well, a new rock. The 25-year-old influencer, whose real name is Nikkie de Jager, is engaged to her beau of nearly one year, Dylan! On......
03:51, 08/07/2019

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis...
18:34, 06/02/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Italy's top court upholds seizure of League funds over corruption Italy's top appeals court has confirmed the confiscation of some 49 million euros ($54.83 million) from the right-wing ruling League party over a decade-old corruption scandal, keeping it under financ...
12:17, 08/07/2019

Italy's new ruins: heritage sites being lost to neglect and looting Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritanceLegend has it that the grotto hidden among the craggy cliffs on ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Italy's Mount Etna fractures, spews lava Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, has seen an increase in seismic activity.        ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio as fate of government hangs in balance Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would see coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the government might collapse....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carryin...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
18:34, 07/19/2019

Maurizio Sarri tells Chelsea he wants to return to Italy with Juventus • Manager met London club officials on Friday for talks• Juve have reportedly offered Sarri a contract until 2022Maurizio Sarri’s stint as Chelsea’s head coach looks set to be cut short days after he ...
03:17, 06/01/2019

TIM, Vodafone agree merger of mobile masts, 5G partnership in Italy Italy's biggest phone group Telecom Italia and rival Vodafone agreed on Friday to merge their mobile tower infrastructure and to jointly roll out 5G in Italy....
19:17, 07/26/2019

Italy's Etna volcano erupts on Sicily, disrupting flights Italy's Mount Etna began spewing hot ash and lava overnight, forcing authorities to close two airports in eastern Sicily. Experts detected "lively spattering" at the volcano last month....
17:00, 07/20/2019

Migrants rescued in Mediterranean, taken to Italy and Malta as UNHCR acts Stranded migrants have been rescued by the Italian navy and taken to Lampedusa and Malta. The UN refugee agency has airlifted migrants, including babies, from Libya to Rome....
22:51, 05/30/2019

Italy's Di Maio says he trusts Economy Minister Tria and PM Conte Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he had full confidence in Economy Minister Giovanni Tria and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte ahead of talks for the next budget....
13:00, 07/26/2019

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
00:51, 05/31/2019

Italy: Teen held in officer’s death ‘illegally blindfolded’ An Italian police commander says an American teenager who is under investigation for a police officer’s slaying in Rome was “illegally blindfolded” briefly before his interrogation...
18:17, 07/28/2019

Italy judge: teen claims he knifed officer in self-defense An Italian judge says one of the two American teenagers jailed in Rome for the slaying of a police officer has stated he stabbed the plainclothes officer because he feared he was being strangled...
22:17, 07/29/2019

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to ...
15:17, 06/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
03:17, 06/02/2019

Italy’s Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini has bowed to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations an associate sought Russian money for Salvini’s pro-Moscow League...
23:34, 07/16/2019

Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infr...
11:17, 08/02/2019

`Pain League’ allegedly pushed opioids in Italy An AP report finds Big Parma is still pushing opioids outside of the U.S. The report details a corruption investigation in Italy alleging pharmaceutical officials paid a pain doctor to help them marke...
07:51, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's Mediaset builds a stake in Germany's Prosiebensat Italian largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset has built a 9.6% stake in German peer ProSiebenSat.1, it said on Wednesday, in a move that could pave the way to the creation of a pan-European TV playe...
10:34, 05/29/2019

Italy disrupts Bannon’s plan for right-wing academy in monastery Former White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon intends to train nationalists and right-wing culture warriors at the site outside Rome. But the Italian government now says it will revoke the rights to th...
18:34, 06/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s has to set up an academy for future populists in a medieval monastery outside of Rome...
16:51, 06/01/2019

Marathoner struck by lightning, killed during ultramarathon race in Italy A 44-year-old woman was killed after she was struck by lightning while participating in an ultramarathon in Italy this past weekend.       ...
01:17, 07/31/2019

Police arrest 21 suspected mafia members in Canada and Italy Police raided 48 cafes, businesses and residences connected to the ’Ndrangheta group, seizing C$35m in assets, including five FerrarisCanadian police have arrested nine suspected members of the the Ca...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commiss...
03:00, 07/19/2019

England to let Ruaridh McConnochie loose on Italy in World Cup warm-up • Third time lucky at Newcastle for uncapped Bath back• ‘He’s going to do well … he’s got good energy about him’England will finally unleash Bath’s uncapped Ruaridh McConnochie on Friday as they seek ...
03:34, 09/04/2019

Francesco Saverio Borrelli, Scourge of Italy’s Corrupt, Dies at 89 With 1,281 convictions, his landmark investigation, popularly known as Clean Hands, swept away the ruling class and helped transform Italian politics....
02:51, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Court says Italy illegally barred child migrants A Spanish aid group says it has asked Italy and Malta to evacuate twin babies and their parents from a rescue ship that has 151 migrants on board and nowhere to disembark them...
19:34, 08/13/2019

Backdoors in Huawei Equipment Discovered by Vodafone Italy in 2009 Vodafone Italy discovered backdoors in its Huawei home internet routers and software between 2009 and 2011 according to a new report from Bloomberg News. The backdoors have reportedly been fixed, but ...
14:34, 04/30/2019

Italy's 5-Star Movement wants members to vote on new coalition online After Matteo Salvini pulled his right-wing party out of Italy's ruling coalition, the 5-Star Movement made a deal to share power with the center-left Democratic Party. But 5-Star members will need to ...
18:34, 09/02/2019

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon" and carrying five times as many passengers by 20...
00:00, 05/09/2019

EU appointments 'puzzle' hinges on Italy as key economic jobs up for grabs The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, is waiting for Italy to propose its candidate before deciding the composition of the bloc's new executive and its top economic pos...
18:00, 09/02/2019

'There is a rift': Italy's leaders aren't even hiding their disagreements anymore Italy's deputy leaders Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio were thrown together a year ago when they formed an awkward coalition government. Now their tense alliance seems to be unraveling....
08:17, 05/09/2019

Italy's PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government by Wednesday Italy's prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as the 5-Star Movement and Democratic Party were in intense discussions during the weekend to ha...
01:00, 09/02/2019

Italy's Salvini issues new migrant ban as seeks to derail new coalition Italy's outgoing interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has banned another migrant-rescue ship from docking in the country, using the issue of immigration to pile pressure on his main two political rivals...
15:17, 09/01/2019

| Football agent Raiola vows to fight 3-month Italy ban Super agent Mino Raiola says he will be taking legal action to overturn a three-month ban imposed by the Italian Football Federation from brokering deals in Italy....
15:51, 05/09/2019

Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for first time after murder acquittal For the first time since ultimately being aquitted of the 2007 murder and sexual assault of her roommate, Amanda Knox is returing to Italy.        ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

5-Star online vote could yet scupper Italy's nascent government Italy appears to be moving closer to ending a three-week political crisis with the collapse of one government and the arrival of another, but an online vote could still puncture market euphoria and pl...
21:17, 08/29/2019

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with ...
21:17, 08/29/2019

Politics has trumped populism in Italy but it's not over yet, former Prime Minister Renzi says A new left-wing coalition in Rome signals a move away from populism for Italy, according to former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is hopeful that the new pact could share power until the next schedu...
17:51, 08/29/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after heading to Italy A boat carrying people towards Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, with dozens losing their lives in the deadliest migrant boat sinking in months. Nearby fishing boats managed to save 16 people....
00:00, 05/11/2019

New Government Takes Shape in Italy, Sidelining Salvini and the Hard Right The turnabout in Italy’s politics was as a relief to the European establishment. But the new coalition may prove no more stable, or less conflict-ridden, than the one it replaces....
00:51, 08/29/2019

Italy’s Democratic party ready to form government with M5S, leader says Nicola Zingaretti also indicates he would accept reinstatement of Giuseppe Conte as PMThe head of Italy’s opposition Democratic party (PD), Nicola Zingaretti, said he has told the head of state his gr...
19:17, 08/28/2019

Italy's 5-Star votes in favor of PD coalition, opening way for government Members of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement overwhelmingly backed a proposed coalition with the center-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday, opening the way for a new government to take off...
22:34, 09/03/2019

With New Cabinet, Italy’s Head-Spinning Political Turmoil Ends, for Now Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who salvaged his position with an unlikely coalition with the rival Democratic Party, presented his new cabinet to the president....
20:51, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Italy's Berlusconi in hospital, misses EU campaign event Italy's elderly former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was taken to hospital with severe kidney pain on Tuesday and missed a political event by his party whom he is standing for in next month's Europ...
17:51, 04/30/2019

Italy's 5-Star Movement says to monitor closely Hong Kong's bid for LSE Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement will monitor closely a bid by Hong Kong Exchange for the London Stock Exchange to ensure it does not hurt Italian interests, it said on Wednesday....
22:17, 09/11/2019

Italy PM Conte and left-leaning coalition win vote of confidence Senators back new EU-friendly government aimed at drawing line under Salvini crisisItaly’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and his left-leaning coalition have won a vote of confidence in the Senate – ...
05:51, 09/11/2019

Italy's prime minister hopes for EU harmony, economic revival Italy's prime minister said on Monday his new coalition combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD) would avoid rows and rancor and usher in a new wave of...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Atlantia falls on fresh doubts over Italy motorway concession Shares in Atlantia fell more than 2% on Monday after Italy's new government left the door open to a possible revocation of the infrastructure group's lucrative motorway concession....
17:01, 09/09/2019

Cyclist who helped save Italy's Jews from Nazis honored The memory of Gino Bartali, the champion cyclist who risked his life to save hundreds of Italian Jews during the Holocaust, is set to be honored with the establishment with a youth leadership school i...
17:51, 05/02/2019

Ramos equals Casillas record; Spain, Italy win qualifiers Sergio Ramos equaled the record for the most appearances for Spain as his team continued its march toward qualifying for the 2020 European Championship by beating Faroe Islands 4-0 on Sunday....
13:34, 09/09/2019

In blow to League, Italy's PM urges dismissal of junior minister Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday he would propose at the next cabinet meeting the dismissal of a junior minister who has been linked to a graft scandal, in what could be seen as ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

French minister hopes for closer ties with new Italy government With the arrival of a new government in Rome, France and Italy have a unique chance to strengthen their ties through joint projects and closer cooperation on European matters, French Finance Minister ...
20:01, 09/07/2019

England 37-0 Italy: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England head off to Japan after swatting aside a poor Italy effort at St James’s Park in the final Rugby World Cup warm-up 10.03pm BST That’s all from me, thanks for your company and speak to you tom...
02:00, 09/07/2019

England v Italy: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! England play their final warm-up game in NewcastleRobert Kitson: home tie lifts Wilson’s World Cup hopesGet in touch! Email Lee or tweet @bloodandmud 6.55pm BST Incredibly sad news Related: Chester Wi...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Hungary PM makes overtures to Italy far right in hint of EU conservative split Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would look for ways to co-operate with Italy's far-right leader, distancing himself further from the mainstream European conservative group wh...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Italy by train: lazy days around Calabria and the south coast For author Tim Parks there is joy to be had on local trains in the sultry south, where the pace of life is as leisurely and bewitching as the narrow-gauge railwaysSuppose you have some summer days to ...
09:17, 05/04/2019

Italy's PM forms coalition designed to shut out right-wing leader Italy's prime minister has unveiled his new cabinet - a coalition of two rival parties in an alliance aimed at shutting out right-wing leader Matteo Salvini....
21:17, 09/04/2019

Italy's 5-Star, opposition, clash over potential cabinet roles Talks on forming a new Italian government ran into trouble on Tuesday as the ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party (PD) traded accusations over key jobs, including that of interio...
14:17, 08/27/2019

Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Francis picked up the kids, who hail from Syria, Nigeria and ...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Scientists in Italy fertilize 7 northern white rhino eggs CREMONA, Italy — Silvia Colleoni’s hand holding a syringe was trembling as she injected liquid into a micro pipette to facilitate the aspiration of sperm that had been removed and later frozen from on...
23:17, 08/26/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
08:34, 05/18/2019

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18...
19:34, 08/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law....
14:51, 05/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants, even after U.N. human rights invest...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Back me to stop Salvini: Renzi casts himself as Italy’s saviour As political turmoil grips Rome, the former prime minister tells the Observer of his mission to thwart a far-right takeoverHis energetic stint at the helm of Italy’s government was brought to a judder...
19:34, 08/17/2019

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk, Italy to allow minors off A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying 134 migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security, after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for...
17:34, 08/17/2019

Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of tho...
20:00, 08/16/2019