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Italian Markets Rattled After Tria's Future Is Thrown Into Doubt

Bloomberg - 20 Jul 2018
Short-end Italian bonds, which have borne the brunt of recent political uncertainty, led the declines after La Repubblica reported that the country's populist leaders were united in battle against Tria over nominations for the leadership of state ...

Italy - Factors to watch on July 20

Reuters - 20 Jul 2018
Shares in Rio de Janeiro electricity distributor Light SA rose over 12 percent on the Brazilian stock exchange after the chief executive of Italy's Enel signaled the utility's interest in possibly acquiring the company.

Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini to sue anti-mafia writer

FRANCE 24 - 20 Jul 2018
Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Thursday night he has filed a complaint for defamation against the anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano, one of his most virulent critics. Saviano, who has lived under armed guard since publishing ...

Italian government wants to renationalize Alitalia airline

The Local Italy - 19 Jul 2018
The new Italian government is considering renationalizing the Italian flagship airline Alitalia, which is heavily indebted and currently in administration and faces a December deadline to repay its creditors. The planned proposal would see the state ...

Italy refuses to take in drowned bodies according to Spanish NGO

The Local Italy - 18 Jul 2018
The NGO added it feared "for the protection of the surviving woman and her complete freedom to testify" on what had happened at sea if they left her in Italy, which has taken a hardline stance towards migrant arrivals. Proactiva accuses Libyan ...

Best Italian wines: A selection of the greatest - 20 Jul 2018
Italy is home to myriad wine styles and thousands of native grape varieties, as well as top estates that often produce several different bottlings. Below is a selection of the best Italian wines, based on reviews by our experts, with full tasting notes ...

Ten important tips for driving in Italy

The Globe and Mail - 18 Jul 2018
Italy has a long motoring history. Some of the best high-performance vehicles – Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati – are made there. Italian automobile designers and manufacturers have always been at the forefront of the industry. Driving in Italy also has ...

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