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Italy will seek ECB's opinion about planned central bank reform - League MP

21 Jun 2019

ROME Italy's ruling coalition will seek the European Central Bank's opinion about a draft bill that would give government and parliament the power to name the Bank of Italy's top officials, a prominent League lawmaker said on Friday.

Italy will seek ECB's opinion about planned central bank reform-League MP

21 Jun 2019

ROME, June 21 Italy's ruling coalition will seek the European Central Bank's opinion about a draft bill that would give government and parliament the power to name the Bank of Italy's top officials, a prominent League lawmaker said on Friday.

Italy says will respect EU budget rules but fight to change them

19 Jun 2019

ROME Italy will respect European Union fiscal rules but will fight to change them to allow more public investment and stronger growth, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, as Rome struggles to avoid EU action over its rising debt.

AS Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door

17 Jun 2019

ROME AS Roma's former captain and record goalscorer Francesco Totti left his job in the management team on Monday, bitterly complaining that the club's U.S. owner had never given him a proper role.

Italy seeks delay to EU budget decision, awaiting tax data - sources

12 Jun 2019

ROME Italy aims to convince the EU to delay until the autumn a decision on whether to open a disciplinary procedure over its finances, which are expected to look healthier after tax revenue data in July, four coalition sources said on Wednesday. | Video

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree

11 Jun 2019

ROME Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities.

Exclusive: Italy to play low 2019 deficit card to avoid EU procedure

07 Jun 2019

ROME Italian coalition officials say the country's public accounts are throwing up positive surprises this year, strengthening Rome's hand as it tries to ward off a possible European Union disciplinary procedure.

Italy junior minister quits, avoiding government clash

30 May 2019

ROME An Italian junior minister from the right-wing League party resigned on Thursday after being found guilty of embezzlement, defusing a potential flashpoint for the fractious coalition government.

Italy's ruling League triumphs in EU vote as 5-Star slumps

27 May 2019

ROME The far-right League became Italy's largest party in Sunday's European parliamentary election, surging past its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, which saw its own support slump.

Italy coalition aims to heal its wounds after bitter EU vote race

16 May 2019

ROME Italy's ruling parties intend to relaunch their coalition after next week's European elections, sources from both parties say, but it may not be easy after attacking each other for weeks during a bitter campaign.

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