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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Failing left-wing Italian newspaper suspends publication after 90 years

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... briefly in 2000 before reopening with new private shareholders. The paper has been hit by the move of the industry to the internet as well as by the economic crisis. It built up millions of euros ... to keep the paper open. "The PD is 100 per cent committed to finding a solution. We will save L'Unita." Beyond the newspaper's financial problems, the crisis at L'Unita ...

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    Final voyage of the Costa Concordia: ship to be broken up and its parts recycled

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... the ship is a boost in a period of economic crisis, creating hundreds of jobs in the city for a 22-month period. The salvage operation to recover the Concordia was the biggest ever attempted ...

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    Italian government in crisis as PM Letta fights calls to go

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:44pm by Reuters

    ... with levels seen before its bonds were sucked into the euro zone debt crisis in 2011. However, the continual uncertainty has held back any radical effort to revive an economy struggling to emerge from ...

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    Italy’s former prime minister Berlusconi back in court for bribery in new trial

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:11am by Agence France-Presse in Naples

    ... that the euro was “a foreign currency” for Italians. In a phone-call to supporters this weekend, he got confused about where he was calling and joked that it must be the fault of “some left-wing secretary”. But after 20 years of “Berlusconism” and a two-year economic crisis, there are indications that the attention in Italy is shifting away from Berlusconi. The main political interest now ...

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    Matteo Renzi, Italy's new prime minister, vows immediate reforms

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by Reuters

    ... to control Italy's €2 trillion (HK$21 trillion) public debt, with the euro zone still scarred by memories of the crisis in 2011 which nearly broke the single currency apart. Padoan, a respected ...

  6. Business - Economy - ITALY

    Moody's raises Italy's credit rating outlook to 'stable' from 'negative'

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... to "stable" from "negative", the first signal of a possible change in sentiment towards the country's sovereign debt since the start of the euro zone crisis. The move comes as Italy ... much-needed structural reforms. In December, Moody's upgraded the outlook of Spain, which like Italy was hit hard by the sovereign debt crisis, to stable to reflect a rebalancing of its economy. ...

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    Italian Prime Minister Letta resigns after 10 months in office

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Economic crisis was undoing as his Democratic Party withdrew its support for Italian government, opening the door for Matteo Renzi Letta resigns as PM after ... in which he struggled with a rampant economic crisis. The reform process [might] get a boost. The road ahead is not without bumps UNICREDIT BANK RESEARCH NOTE Napolitano said he would start talks ...

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    Political crisis seen to turn Berlusconi into a powerbroker

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Berlusconi gains from political turmoil Guess who's back? The real winner as Italy's long political crisis comes to an end is none other than Silvio ... Letta, but there is no doubt among political observers that he will be a power behind the throne. "Berlusconi cannot hide his delight about how this crisis has turned out," said Stefano ...

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    Survivors of Costa Concordia shipwreck rally as trial begins

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 02:11am by AFP

    ... for the wreck. Five others- four crew members and Roberto Ferrarini, the head of Costa Crociere's crisis unit- have negotiated plea bargains of up to 34 months in prison. The judges and survivors ...

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    Barter makes a comeback at an Italian trattoria in Florence diner

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Florence

    ... to dine out despite the recession. "We decided to open a restaurant, a gathering place for those who like to go out despite the crisis," said co-owner Donella Faggioli, who sports ... the trattoria revives a tradition that the owners remember hearing about from their grandparents when barter was a common currency in Florence at the end of the second world war. "The type ...




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