Italy’s Conte rebukes opposition as debate over ESM reform heats up

By |december 3rd, 2019|bailout, ESM, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Piernicola Pedicini|

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte called upon the right-wing opposition to act responsibly in talks over the reform of the eurozone bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM).

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New Italian coalition sworn in, promises ‘not to quarrel with Brussels’

By |september 6th, 2019|Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News, Paolo Gentiloni|

Italy's new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and centre-left Democratic Party (PD), was sworn into office on Thursday (5 September), promising to reset Rome's often fraught relations with Brussels.

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How Italy’s government deal was received in Brussels

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Brando Benifei, Carlo Calenda, Five Star Movement, Identity and Democracy, Lega, Marco Zanni, News, PD, Roberto Gualtieri, S&D, Tiziana Beghin|

After current Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was granted a mandate to form a new government and while talks between the Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic Party (PD) are well underway, EURACTIV.com spoke with Italian MEPs from the parties involved ...

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Italy’s Conte to carry on as Prime Minster as part of shaky government deal

By |avgust 29th, 2019|Carlo Calenda, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy crisis, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Renzi, News, Nicola Zingaretti, PD, Sergio Mattarella|

At the end of a second round of talks on Wednesday (28 August), the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) announced they will attempt to form a new ruling coalition with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), breaking the deadlock in Italy's atte...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Conte to carry on as Prime Minster as part of shaky government deal

Italy’s Mattarella gives parties extra time to solve political crisis

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Democratic Party, Five Star Movement, Italy crisis, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Nicola Zingaretti, Sergio Mattarella, Silvio Berlusconi|

President Sergio Mattarella gave political parties until Tuesday to come up with proposals for a new government coalition, saying he will call fresh elections if they fail to find a solution to the current government crisis.

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Italy’s government crisis comes to the boil

By |avgust 20th, 2019|Democratic Party, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Sergio Mattarella|

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will clear the air on the political crisis gripping his coalition as he is expected to announce his resignation today (20 August), opening a new period of political uncertainty for the eurozone's third-largest economy.

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Rome prepares to ship its rubbish across Europe, raising environmental concerns

By |julij 15th, 2019|Daniela Rondinelli, Five Star Movement, incineration, Massimiliano Smeriglio, Municipal waste, News, Partito Democratico, Rome, Waste and recycling, waste collection, waste disposal, waste to energy|

The exit strategy from Rome’s current garbage crisis involves re-routing thousands of tonnes of junk to Sweden and other EU countries, with a huge financial and environmental cost in terms of CO2 emissions.

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Five Star struggles to form or join an EU Parliament group

By |junij 7th, 2019|Brexit Party, EFDD, Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy, Five Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, News, Nigel Farage|

If attempts to rebuild the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group with the Brexit Party fail, 14 Five Star MEPs are likely to slip back into the black-hole of non-attached members, as no other parliamentary group has agreed to team up with...

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Five Star Movement and Lega clash over cruise ship crash

By |junij 3rd, 2019|Cruise ships, Five Star Movement, Italian politics, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News, Venice|

A near tragedy in Venice on Sunday (2 June) has once again shown how Italy’s co-ruling parties are more and more at loggerheads after last week's EU elections shifted the government's balance of powers towards Matteo Salvini's far-right Lega party.

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5 Star ‘very surprised’ by EU health chief’s jab at Italy on vaccination

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Five Star Movement, measles, News, Piernicola Pedicini, Roberto Burioni, vaccination, vaccination coverage, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

EU health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis pointed the finger at the Italian government on Tuesday (19 February), saying decisions on vaccination should be based on science rather than "fake news".

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