Italy’s Conte proposes a ‘pact’ to start honeymoon with Commission

By |september 12th, 2019|Charles Michel, Donald Tusk, Economic governance, Giuseppe Conte, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Roberto Gualtieri, Ursula von der Leyen|

Freshly re-appointed as Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte has meaningfully chosen Brussels and the EU institutions for his first official visit, aiming to laid down weapons and start a new give-and-take relation with the European Commission.

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A new team to defend Europe’s economic sovereignty

By |september 11th, 2019|European Champions, Margrethe Vestager, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Paul Hogan, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Achieving a “more assertive” Europe that can improve its competitiveness and sovereignty in an increasingly hostile world. These are the main guidelines of President-elect Ursula von der Leyen to the new College of Commissioners, unveiled on Tuesday (10 September).

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Green Deal branded as ‘hallmark’ of new European Commission

By |september 11th, 2019|Frans Timmermans, Kadri Simson, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Pascal Canfin, Phil Hogan, Ursula von der Leyen|

"I want the European Green Deal to become Europe's hallmark,” said European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen, as she tasked her second-in-command with overseeing Europe’s goal of achieving climate neutrality by mid-century.

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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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Italy repeat election looms as parties still far apart

By |maj 7th, 2018|Democratic Party, forza italia, Italian elections 2018, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Sergio Mattarella, Silvio Berlusconi|

The prospect of an election re-run in Italy grew today (7 May) as President Sergio Mattarella held a final round of consultations to try to break two months of political deadlock with party leaders still far apart.

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Fearful EU angles for grand coalition in Italy

By |februar 27th, 2018|Antonio Tajani, Italian elections 2018, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Silvio Berlusconi|

Fearing paralysis after Italy's nailbiting 4 March election, EU officials are quietly working to encourage a "grand coalition" of pro-European parties -- including that of colourful billionaire ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi.

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Migration to dominate ‘Club Med’ summit in Rome

By |januar 10th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Carlo Padoan, Club Med, Cyprus, Emmanuel Macron, France, Greece, hotspots, Italian elections 2018, Italy, Libya, Malta, Marco Minniti, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Portugal, refugee crisis, Spain|

The heads of seven southern European states gather in Rome today (10 January) to tackle one of the stubbornest thorns in the EU's side: flows of migrants from war-torn and impoverished countries.

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Italy’s Padoan says left-right grand coalition possible

By |januar 8th, 2018|forza italia, grand coalition, Italian elections 2018, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Partito Democratico, Pier Carlo Padoan, Silvio Berlusconi|

Italy's main political forces began in earnest on Sunday (7 January) to plot strategies for the upcoming general election, as the country's finance minister raised a red flag over political uncertainty in the eurozone's third largest economy.

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Hung parliament feared as Italy goes to vote on 4 March

By |januar 3rd, 2018|Emma Bonino, Eurozone, italian elections, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Renzi, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Partito Democratico, Sergio Mattarella, Silvio Berlusconi|

Italy will vote on March 4 in an election expected to produce a hung parliament, instability and possible market turbulence in the eurozone's third largest economy.

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Tensions flare over migration at EU summit

By |december 15th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Kern, Donald Tusk, European Council, European Council summit, Jean-Claude Juncker, migration crisis, News, Paolo Gentiloni, refugee crisis, refugee quotas, resettlement, resettlement quotas, Visegrád Group|

EU heads of state ended the first day of a summit with no sign of tensions thawing amid recent disagreements on migration.

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