Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

By |marec 27th, 2020|Antonio Tajani, coronabonds, coronavirus, EUCO, eurobonds, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News|

The failure of EU leaders to come up with a joint economic response to the coronavirus crisis unleashed widespread criticism in Italy on Friday, with newspapers slamming Europe's foot dragging.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

Italy’s coronavirus outbreak spreads south, death toll rises

By |februar 26th, 2020|coronavirus, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, News, WHO|

Italy's coronavirus crisis spread south on Tuesday (26 February) beyond its original epicentre in the north, as the death toll from the worst outbreak in Europe rose to 11 and the number of new cases jumped above 320, officials said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s coronavirus outbreak spreads south, death toll rises

Italy’s Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

By |januar 23rd, 2020|5-Star Movement, Beppe Grillo, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Luigi Di Maio stepped down on Wednesday (22 January) as leader of Italy's co-governing 5-Star movement, as it seeks to stem a wave of defections that threatens the government's parliamentary majority.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

Italy’s constitutional court rejects League’s bid to change electoral law

By |januar 17th, 2020|5-Star Movement, electoral law, italian elections, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico|

Italy's Constitutional Court on Thursday (16 January) rejected a request by the hard-right League party to hold a referendum to introduce a first-past-the-post electoral system, triggering the ire of League chief Matteo Salvini and relief in government...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s constitutional court rejects League’s bid to change electoral law

Italy’s plastic tax proposal angers ‘packaging valley’ before crucial regional vote

By |november 4th, 2019|ban on plastics, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Renzi, News, packaging, plastic tax, plastics, Roberto Gualtieri, single-use plastics, Waste and recycling|

The government is open to rediscuss a proposed tax on single-use plastics, out of concern for the country's world-leading packaging sector based in Emilia-Romagna where regional elections are scheduled in January.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s plastic tax proposal angers ‘packaging valley’ before crucial regional vote

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

Make or break day in Italy in ‘craziest crisis ever’

By |avgust 28th, 2019|5-Star Movement, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico, Sergio Mattarella|

Wednesday (28 August) is D-Day for fraught negotiations to form a new Italian government, failing which the eurozone's third largest economy will be forced to hold fresh elections.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Make or break day in Italy in ‘craziest crisis ever’

Italy’s 5-Star, PD talks on new government hit stumbling block over PM Conte

By |avgust 26th, 2019|5-Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News, Nicola Zingaretti, Partito Democratico|

Talks between Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new government have hit a stumbling block over the PD's opposition to Giuseppe Conte being reinstated as prime minister.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s 5-Star, PD talks on new government hit stumbling block over PM Conte

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Mattarella gives parties extra time to solve political crisis

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s government crisis comes to the boil