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Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next?

21 Aug 2019

ROME Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy.

Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next?

21 Aug 2019

ROME Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy.

Italy's PD has 'good' initial talks with 5-Star - PD source

19 Aug 2019

ROME Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) has had good, initial contacts with the ruling 5-Star Movement over the possibility of forging a coalition, a PD source with knowledge of the talks said on Monday.

Italy's ruling coalition breaks down. What comes next?

09 Aug 2019

ROME The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has declared that the governing coalition has broken down after months of internal bickering and that the only way forward is to hold fresh elections.

Italy's ruling coalition breaks down. What comes next?

08 Aug 2019

ROME The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has declared that the governing coalition has broken down after months of internal bickering and that the only way forward is to hold fresh elections.

RPT-EU legal advice favours Vivendi in feud with Mediaset

15 Jul 2019

MILAN, July 12 An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters.

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset

12 Jul 2019

MILAN An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters.

Italy confident Brussels will drop budget disciplinary action

02 Jul 2019

ROME/BRUSSELS Italian officials said on Tuesday a lower-than-expected budget deficit this year meant it complied with European Union fiscal rules and they expected the bloc's executive Commission to drop a threat of disciplinary action over Rome's public accounts.

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia

28 Jun 2019

ROME/GENOA Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing divisions within the ruling coalition.

Italy's Tria sees no obstacles to budget deal with EU

25 Jun 2019

ROME Italy's economy minister said on Tuesday he was confident of reaching an agreement with the European Union over the country's budget, adding that deficit targets in a draft deal would reflect a "more than prudent" fiscal policy.

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