Giuseppe Fonte

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia

15 Jun 2019

MILAN Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

UPDATE 3-EU moves closer to debt action as Italy angles for compromise

11 Jun 2019

* Rome says willing to cooperate, but no new commitments (Combines EU move, Juncker, developments in Rome)

Exclusive: Italy to play low 2019 deficit card to avoid EU procedure

07 Jun 2019

ROME Italian coalition officials say the country's public accounts are throwing up positive surprises this year, strengthening Rome's hand as it tries to ward off a possible European Union disciplinary procedure.

Italian PM threatens to quit, tells coalition to end feud

04 Jun 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened on Monday to resign, telling his two coalition partners to end their constant feuding or seek new elections.

Italy PM threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud

03 Jun 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened to quit on Monday, telling the ruling coalition's two feuding parties either to put an end to their brawling or take the country back to elections.

UPDATE 2-Bank of Italy warns public debt could rise more than forecast this year

31 May 2019

ROME, May 31 The Bank of Italy warned on Friday that the country's $2.6 trillion of debt may swell this year by more than the government forecasts and called for "credible" measures to curb it.

Italy's Salvini rules out early vote, dictates policy agenda

30 May 2019

ROME Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, dismissing talk that he would capitalise on a triumph in European parliamentary elections to seek a power grab for his right-wing League party.

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA

29 May 2019

PARIS/ROME Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions.

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.

World News

"Sea of black" Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.