ROME Almost half of Italians are in favour of having a "strongman" in power who does not care about parliament and elections, a survey showed on Friday, casting doubts on the strength of democracy in a major European nation.
ROME Italy has increased relocation of migrants around Europe, official figures showed on Wednesday, reducing frictions around the issue and enabling far-right leader Matteo Salvini to steer his focus more onto the economy.
ROME Italy's ruling parties are on a collision course over a proposal to relax time limits on the prosecution of crimes, threatening the future of the fractious, three-month old government.
ROME Steelmaker ArcelorMittal has agreed to immediately restart talks with the Italian government over the future of the Ilva plant, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said after a four-hour meeting with the company.
ROME Members of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday rejected a call from party chief Luigi Di Maio to pull out of upcoming regional elections, in a surprise move that underlines Di Maio's difficulties as leader.
ROME League leader Matteo Salvini said on Monday the euro was here to stay and he hoped that nobody in his far-right, eurosceptic party would ever again raise doubts over Italy's membership of the single currency.
ROME, Oct 9 In recent weeks, U.S. Attorney
General William Barr, with backing from President Donald Trump,
has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI
investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential
ROME A European court ruled on Tuesday that Italy's tough prison regimes for mobsters and convicted terrorists who refused to cooperate with the justice system violated human rights and needed to be changed.
ROME Italy presented a scheme on Friday to accelerate the expulsion of migrants who have no right to stay in the country, cutting the time it takes to decide on whether an asylum seeker must return home.
ROME, Oct 1 Italy's ambitious privatisation
programme for 2019 has proved a flop, with the new coalition
government also now scaling back sell-off plans for the coming