ROME Former prime minister Matteo Renzi is poised to break away from the ruling Democratic Party (PD) and set up a new centrist force in an effort to claim the middle ground of Italian politics, two allies said on Sunday.
ROME Edizione, the Benetton family holding company which has a controlling stake in Italian infrastructure group Atlantia , said at the weekend it was dismayed by revelations of alleged safety violations in its road operations.
PONTIDA, Italy Italy's far-right League will unleash a battery of referendums to try to sink reforms planned by the new government, party leader Matteo Salvini said on Sunday, denouncing his former coalition allies as traitors.
ROME Italy's new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of the previous administration.
BERLIN Germany is ready to take in a quarter of migrants who reach Italy by sea, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in remarks published on Friday, signalling a goodwill gesture to a southern neighbour ahead of EU talks on immigration later this month.
HELSINKI Italy is unlikely to clash with the European Union over its draft budget for next year because the new government in Rome is more likely to play by EU fiscal rules than the previous one and Brussels does not want it to fail, officials said on Friday.
The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected a $39 billion takeover offer from the Hong Kong bourse on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv.
ROME Italy said on Thursday it had done a deal with EU countries to share out migrants aboard a charity ship at sea in the Mediterranean, resolving the first of what may be repeated episodes that will test the new government in Rome.
BRUSSELS The European Union should give Italy more time to cut debt and support a plan to reinvigorate investment, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday after a meeting in Brussels with the president-designate of the European Commission.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing made an unsolicited $39 billion (31.5 billion pounds) takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange , an offer contingent on the LSE ditching its planned acquisition of data company Refinitiv.
WASHINGTON/DUBAI The attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities on Saturday that has threatened global oil supplies came from a direction indicating that Iran was behind it, and cruise missiles may have been the weapon of choice, according to a senior U.S. official.