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Regierungskoalition in Rom vor Europawahl zusehends uneins

16 May 2019

Mailand/Florenz In Italiens Regierung mehren sich die Spannungen vor der Europawahl.

Italy coalition patches up rift after PM ousts junior minister

08 May 2019

ROME Italy's coalition parties vowed on Wednesday to patch up their differences and govern for four more years, after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte sacked a junior minister involved in a corruption scandal despite resistance from the League party.

Italian cabinet infighting overshadows growth plan

24 Apr 2019

ROME Italy's government approved an economic growth plan in the early hours of Wednesday after a bad-tempered cabinet meeting that exposed divisions in the ruling coalition and fuelled speculation about a government collapse.

Italy coalition fights over corruption probe as markets fret

23 Apr 2019

ROME Italian coalition feuding intensified on Tuesday, with the ruling parties at loggerheads over a junior minister embroiled in a corruption scandal as markets began pricing in a possible government collapse.

UPDATE 2-Italy's Tria seeks to avoid VAT hikes without widening deficit

17 Apr 2019

* Economy showed encouraging signs in early 2019 (Adds details)

Italy cuts GDP growth forecasts, hikes deficit and debt

09 Apr 2019

ROME Italy cut its growth forecasts for this year and next on Tuesday while hiking the budget deficit and public debt, underscoring the economic woes faced by the populist ruling coalition.

Italian savers approve compensation scheme in a boost to economy minister

08 Apr 2019

ROME Associations representing thousands of Italian savers who were left out of pocket by a string of banking collapses in recent years on Monday approved a government compensation scheme.

Italy to hike 2020 deficit goal to around 2.1 percent - sources

07 Apr 2019

ROME Italy will probably raise its 2020 budget deficit goal to around 2.1 percent of gross domestic product when it publishes new targets this week, three government sources told Reuters, and the figure could be hiked again after the summer.

Italian government quarrels over reimbursing savers, reviving growth

04 Apr 2019

* Govt provisionally approves decree aimed at reviving economy

Italy PM denies Tria could quit over 5-Star attacks

03 Apr 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday ruled out that Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, who is under fire from within the ruling coalition, could step down.

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