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Italy cuts growth forecast sharply lower to 0.2%
Italy's populist government has confirmed that the economy is effectively stagnating. It also raised its projected budget deficit as it seeks to maintain early retirement and basic income programs.
Police target 'Ndrangheta mafia in raids across Europe
Police in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium have arrested several members of the Calabrian mafia. The 'Ndrangheta is heavily involved in Europe's cocaine trade.
Who WWins the Italy-EU Game of Chicken?
Guests respond to today's MLIV Question of The Day, "which asset will win out from the Italy-EU game of chicken?"
Italy's budget needs to offer credibility, Eurogroup chief says
Italy’s government needs to present a budget plan that offers a credible outlook on how the nation will tackle its high debt burden, according to Eurogroup President Mario Centeno.
Rain and wind continue to hammer Italy, death toll rises to 9
Rescue efforts continued in Italy on Tuesday (October 30) as heavy rain and strong winds kept battering the country for the third day in a row.
Football breaks down borders for young migrants
Integrating into a new culture can be a daunting process. For many people, sport can offer common ground. At a football training camp in Italy, young migrants recently had the chance to hone their skills with professional coaches from Germany.
Italy offers to cut deficit from 2020 in peace offering to EU
5 Oct 2018
Italy has set next year's deficit target at 2.4% of GDP, with a commitment to reduce it in 2020 and 2021.
Italy has no plan whatsoever to leave the Euro, Borghi says
3 Oct 2018
Italy Head of Lower House Budget Committee Claudio Borghi discusses market reaction to the Italian budget and fears that the nation will attempt to leave the euro.
Italy's populist budget draws concern from EU, bond investors
29 Sep 2018
Italy’s budget plans that would see a 2.4 percent deficit have not only put the government on a potential collision course with the European Union.
Finding fixed-income investing opportunities outside of the U.S.
16 Sep 2018
This week European Central Bank President Mario Draghi upped his push for governments to keep their debt in check amid concern over the budget plans in Italy.
Fenati handed two-race ban for Moto2 brake incident
10 Sep 2018
Francesco Bagnaia of Italy may have taken the Moto 2 race honours at the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday (September 9), but it was Romano Fenati's antics that grabbed all the headlines.
Matteo Salvini: a polarizing figure
7 Sep 2018
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is among the most polarizing figures in Italy’s government. While his hardline stance on migration has won him many followers, critics say the country’s real problems are being overlooked.