Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party clinched a deal Wednesday to form a new government and stave off elections in the eurozone’s third largest economy, though some uncertainties remained.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella began two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to formation of the country’s 67th government since World War Two or early elections.
The United Nations criticized Italy on Monday for its hostility towards refugee rescue ships. The comments came amid raised tensions between Berlin and Rome regarding the detention of German Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete.
Maurizio Sarri is set to return to Italy to take the vacant managerial role at Juventus and bring the curtain down on a fretful one-year stay at Chelsea.
Italy is suffering from an “epidemic” of racism inside soccer stadiums.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Europe has injected new impetus for expanded China-Europe cooperation.
Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves the Italian capital of Rome.
An ageing population and struggling state finances could turn into an unlikely boon.
Illegal border crossings at Europe’s external borders fell to the lowest level in 5 years.
28 people are injured in Sicily’s earthquake triggered by the eruption of Mount Etna.
At least 6.3 million foreign tourists are expected to travel to Italy over Christmas.
With the future of the EU-UK relationship shrouded in uncertainty and crises brewing in France, Italy, and elsewhere, 2019 will be another difficult year for Europe.
Libya’s UN-backed PM Fayez Serraj and his Italian counterpart met in Tripoli.
Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini was told to stick to politics by AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso.
A scrappy win over Italy has all but ensured coach Michael Cheika will guide the Wallabies to a second World Cup.
Portugal becomes the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals.
The dollar surges to nearly 17-month highs against a basket of major currencies, with global growth worry and rising political risk.
Versace did not receive any offers from Italian investors before selling to Michael Kors.
Italy understands it must tighten its public finances, its finance minister said on Friday after talks with EU authorities.
Italy denies safe harbour to 141 people rescued off the coast of Libya.
Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to move in the opposite direction, the Serie A clubs said yesterday.
Italy will allow some migrants to disembark in Sicily from two ships.
Italy will seek commitments from European Union partners to have migrants rescued.
Neymar may well be the centre of attention as Brazil chase a record sixth World Cup triumph in Russia.
Italy calls for migrant centres to be set up in Africa to stop a tide of asylum-seekers.
Italy wants all European Union countries to accept their share of economic migrants.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wanted to support Italy in its efforts to reduce the number of migrants.
The euro may be approaching another crisis. Italy, the eurozone’s third largest economy, has chosen what can at best be described as a Eurosceptic government.
The English FA will implement a mid-season Premier League break “very soon”.
Italy may hold repeat elections after the man asked to be prime minister failed to secure support from major political parties.