ROME Italy wants the public debt of all euro zone states to be brought below 60 percent of gross domestic product, via a long-term restructuring underwritten by the European Central Bank, its European Affairs Minister wrote.
CATANIA/ROME, Italy Italy's hardline interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is surfing a wave of public support after his latest showdown over immigration with the European Union, a row that also pitted him against a new foe: his country's own judiciary.
ROME A top Italian government official on Monday declined to rule out that next year's budget deficit could be above the EU ceiling, linking the issue to last week's collapse of a motorway bridge.
ROME, Aug 16 Italy's government has unnerved
investors with its angry reaction to this week's deadly bridge
collapse, threatening to renationalise toll roads and accusing
its predecessors of being in thrall to big business.
ROME Italy's government has unnerved investors with its angry reaction to this week's deadly bridge collapse, threatening to renationalize toll roads and accusing its predecessors of being in thrall to big business.
ROME The economic spokesman of Italy's ruling League party warned on Monday that unless the European Central Bank offers a guarantee to cap yield spreads in the euro zone, the euro will collapse.
ROME Italy's right-wing Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has ordered the wording on some official forms changed so that same-sex couples cannot both declare themselves as a child's parents.
ROME Italy should scrap a clause in its constitution obliging it to run a balanced budget, deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said, adding that the government was not yet working on the matter.
ROME Italy's Senate on Tuesday approved a decree curbing temporary job contracts and penalizing firms that move production abroad, passing the first major legislation by the new government.
ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday the government had fixed the framework of its 2019 budget, but investors concerned about Rome's spending plans sold government bonds and the statistics bureau said the economy would keep slowing.