ROME Italy's League filed a no-confidence motion to bring down its own governing coalition on Friday, a move that the party's populist chief, Matteo Salvini, hopes will trigger snap elections and install him as the nation's new leader. | Video
Rom Italiens Vize-Regierungschef Matteo Salvini sprengt die rechtspopulistische Koalition mit den 5 Sternen und will durch eine rasche Neuwahl selbst Ministerpräsident werden.
ROME, Aug 8 Italian bonds fell on Thursday on
concerns that renewed tensions within the country's ruling
coalition could lead to its collapse or a cabinet reshuffle that
would see the departure of the finance minister, who is well
regarded by investors.
MILAN Italy's Treasury has decided to skip the spring offering of its "BTP Italia" bond for the first time since it started selling this type of inflation-linked debt to small savers in 2012, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
MILAN/ROME Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Monday.
MILAN This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday.
MILAN, April 30 Italy's elderly former prime
minister Silvio Berlusconi will be released from the hospital in
the coming days after undergoing an operation due to a bowel
obstruction, his political party said in a statement on Tuesday.
MILAN Italy's ruling League party gave hesitant backing on Monday to government plans to endorse China's "Belt and Road" initiative, saying the venture had to boost local businesses and not threaten national security.
MILAN Italy's tax police have carried out a seizure order for more than 700 million euros ($794 million) as part of a probe targeting the country's top four banks over alleged fraudulent diamond sales, two sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.
MILAN An opera based on the 5th century conquest of Italy drew wild applause on the opening night of La Scala's 2018-19 season on Friday - not least for President Sergio Mattarella.