Italy’s populist budget draws concern from EU, bond investors
29 September 2018 | 4:45 pm
Italy’s budget plans that would see a 2.4 percent deficit have not only put the government on a potential collision course with the European Union.
7 Jul 2021
Following an Italian victory over Spain, coach Roberto Mancini says "it's not over yet" at a press conference, as the team advances to the Euro 2020 finals. Italy secured a 4-2 shoot-out victory in a match that had ended 1-1 after extra time.
11 Jul 2021
Hundreds of England fans are already at Wembley Stadium, many without tickets, just to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. Home side England are ready to make history as they chase a first major trophy in 55 years, but rivals Italy are in the mood to spoil the party at Wembley.
12 Jul 2021
Italy defeated England 3-2 on penalties following a high-octane match that finished 1-1 after 120 minutes. Italy clinch their first European title since 1968 with Roberto Mancini credited with raising the Azzurri from the ashes. For England, football will not be coming home but the team still has the potential to dominate for years to come. Catch all the analysis on our final Euro 2021 show!
12 Jul 2021
England supporters who gathered in London to watch the Euro 2020 final say they're "gutted" about the team's defeat to Italy on penalties, but "proud of them" for getting so far in the tournament.
14 Jul 2021
The restriction will come into effect at the beginning of August, the Italian government has confirmed. Campaigners say the liners cause damage to Venice's ecosystem.
Firefighters in Italy continue to battle raging blazes. Late Friday, some 150 people were trapped in two seaside areas in the port city of Catania, before being rescued.
Amid the current heatwave, Italy is struggling to contain the wildfires that are raging around the country. In addition to the scorching heat, there is a variety of reasons why wildfires have become such a problem.
The star of Italy's Olympic team, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, returned home as a national hero on Monday after the country's best performance in the Games' history capped an unforgettable summer of sport for the Mediterranean nation. Jacobs produced arguably the shock result of the Olympics -– and one of the biggest shocks in Olympic history -- when he claimed victory in the 100m, storming out of athletics obscurity to take gold in a time of 9.80sec.
Four women and a six-year-old child were reportedly injured in the stabbing, which occurred in the resort town of Rimini. Prosecutors believe the man was under the influence of drugs.
Eitan is at the center of a custody battle between his Israeli grandfather and his aunt who lives in Italy. In May, the 6-year-old's parents and younger brother were killed in a cable car crash in Piedmont.
Numbers of migrant arrivals in Lampedusa have jumped. The arrival of 686 people on one rusty fishing boat is the largest single arrival in 2021.
Italy's northwestern Liguria region is hit by flooding and mudslides after heavy rain causes several rivers and streams to break their banks. The Letimbro river running through the coastal city of Savona turns into a torrent with muddy water and debris rapidly sweeping downstream.
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