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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.