Senior figures within Italy’s Democratic Party (PD) voicing their support for the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement now that former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has stepped down from the leadership of the ruling party.
The center-right coalition is leading in Italy’s general election, winning 37.42 percent of votes in the upper chamber of the parliament – the Senate – after 65 percent of ballots were counted, the Italian Interior Ministry said Monday.
Italy went to the polls Sunday in one of the country's most uncertain elections ever with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading role as voter turnout heads towards a new low.
Three police officers were injured after clashes with anti-fascist protesters in the northwestern Italian city of Turin as tensions mount ahead of the country's general election, judicial sources said on Friday.
Italy’s biggest bank UniCredit (CRDI.MI) said on Thursday its turnaround plan was making progress after it posted a 2017 net profit of 3.7 billion euros ($4.5 billion) net of extraordinary items, from an 11.8 billion euro loss the previous year.
Italy and Iran will on Thursday sign a framework credit agreement worth 5.0 billion euros ($6 billion)whereby Rome will help Italian companies invest in Iran, an Italian Treasury source said on Wednesday.
Italian authorities have cherished significant reduction in the number of refugee arrivals despite increasing concerns about a deal with Libya that many say has trapped refugees in the North African country.