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Telit says CEO resigns over hidden U.S. fraud allegation

(This story corrects first name of board member Zeevi in paragraph 9.)

Veneto banks had failed ECB capital tests since 2014 - documents 14 Aug 2017

FRANKFURT Failed Italian banks Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca had fallen short of the European Central Bank's capital demands since the ECB became their supervisor in late 2014, documents showed on Monday.


Italy to return ambassador to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student 14 Aug 2017

ROME Italy said on Monday it would return its ambassador to Cairo more than a year after the murder of an Italian graduate student led the Rome government to recall its previous envoy.


MSF suspends Mediterranean rescues as migrant dispute mounts 12 Aug 2017

ROME Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government's policies have made its job harder.


Telecom Italia advised that Vivendi's role doesn't breach rules 11 Aug 2017

MILAN Legal experts commissioned by Telecom Italia to give an opinion on Vivendi's growing influence over the company have said the French group does not breach Italian rules aimed at protecting strategic companies, a document reviewed by Reuters shows.


Italy extends deadline for Telecom Italia report on Vivendi - source 10 Aug 2017

MILAN Italy's government has extended the deadline for Telecom Italia to hand over a report detailing the role its top shareholder Vivendi has in managing the company, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.


Henkel counts on new products to tackle weak sales growth 10 Aug 2017

LONDON/FRANKFURT Consumer goods group Henkel plans to roll out new beauty products in major markets France and Italy to bolster business after its second quarter growth in organic sales was the weakest in eight years.

Italy-Malta migrant standoff ends as humanitarian boat docks in Sicily 09 Aug 2017

ROME Italy on Wednesday gave permission to a Spanish humanitarian organisation to dock and disembark migrants in Sicily after three days of arguments with Malta over who should take in the rescued men.


British model denies kidnapping story was a hoax - lawyer 08 Aug 2017

MILAN The lawyer for a 20-year-old British model at the centre of an alleged kidnapping in Italy has denied suggestions that the case was a hoax, after local media raised doubts about her story.

Migrant rescue NGO says boat drifting after Italy and Malta refuse access 08 Aug 2017

ROME A Spanish aid group operating in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday one of its boats had been barred by Italy and Malta from disembarking migrants rescued two days ago.


Spain hunts for driver in van rampage, says Islamist cell dismantled

RIPOLL/BARCELONA, Spain Police were searching on Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people when it ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona and were trying to determine whether two other suspected Islamist militants linked to the attack had died or were at large. | Video