BERLIN Investor morale in the euro zone slumped to a four-year low in December as fears about trade conflicts, Italy's budget row with the European Union and Brexit led to a collapse in sentiment, a survey showed on Monday.
Italian seasonally adjusted industrial output unexpectedly rose in October driven by an increase in the production of consumer goods, data showed on Monday.
ROME Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday President Emmanuel Macron was to blame for the "yellow vest" protests that have rattled France and urged Brussels to take heed of what was happening.
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.
ROME Six people, including five young teenagers, were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday following a stampede at a packed nightclub near Ancona on Italy's Adriatic coast, officials said. | Video
ROME Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini filled one of Rome's main squares with tens of thousands of flag-waving supporters on Saturday in a rally that underscored the growing predominance of his rightist League party.
ROME/VENICE Italy's Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he would not resign and dismissed newspaper reports that he was on the verge of quitting amidst talks with Brussels over next year's budget.
PARIS The last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea, Aquarius, has ended her operations, French NGO Medecins sans Frontieres said late on Thursday, blaming harassment from Italy and other countries.
ROME Italy's ruling parties were at odds on Thursday over an amendment to the 2019 budget law, introduced this week, that would raise taxes on traditional fossil-fuelled cars.
ROME Italy's ruling League party will accept only a minor reduction to next year's budget deficit target, senior party sources said on Thursday, conceding little to Brussels, which says the plan breaks European Union public finance rules.
TOKYO Tokyo prosecutors officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct. | Video