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Welfare, pensions to be revised to meet Italian deficit target

13 Dec 2018

ROME Italy's government will cut "a few billion" euros from its two main reforms in order to hit the new deficit target it proposed to the European Commission, Deputy Industry Minister Dario Galli said on Thursday.

Italy's League leader faces friendly fire over budget

10 Dec 2018

ROME/PADUA, Dec 9 Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, normally relishes confrontation, but now the firebrand populist is under attack from a place he calls home.

Italy's League leader faces friendly fire over budget

09 Dec 2018

ROME/PADUA Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, normally relishes confrontation, but now the firebrand populist is under attack from a place he calls home.

Italy close to recession as GDP shrinks for first time in four years

30 Nov 2018

ROME Italy's economy contracted in the third quarter for the first time in four years, data showed on Friday, and employers' lobby Confindustria said the country may already be heading into recession.

Italy could enter recession by year-end: Confindustria chief economist

30 Nov 2018

ROME The Italian economy could tumble into recession during the fourth quarter of this year, the chief economist of industrialist lobby Confindustria, Andrea Montanino, told Reuters.

Italy's League wants single broadband network under state control

29 Nov 2018

ROME Italy's ruling League party is working to create a single broadband network that would be put under state control, one of its senior lawmakers, Alessandro Morelli, said on Thursday.

Italy to resist budget pressure ahead of EU elections

22 Nov 2018

ROME Italy said on Thursday it would resist pressure from Brussels to revise its big-spending budget, effectively daring EU authorities to punish it with fines ahead of May's European parliamentary elections.

Ex-Telecom Italia CEO seeks shareholder vote after Gubitosi named new boss

18 Nov 2018

ROME/MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) appointed Luigi Gubitosi as chief executive on Sunday, in a move seen as portending a more aggressive shake-up at the phone group and prompting his predecessor to call for a shareholder vote on the strategy turn.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Telecom Italia appoints Luigi Gubitosi as CEO

18 Nov 2018

ROME, Nov 18 Telecom Italia (TIM) appointed veteran Italian manager Luigi Gubitosi as chief executive by a majority vote on Sunday, in a move seen as portending a more aggressive shake-up at Italy's biggest phone group.

Italy tells EU no change to budget, but will keep eye on debt, deficit

22 Oct 2018

ROME Italy told the European Commission on Monday it would stick to its contested 2019 budget plans in defiance of EU fiscal rules, but promised not to inflate its deficit any further in the years ahead. | Video

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