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  1. News - World - EUROPE

    Italy's centre-left coalition leads Berlusconi camp in key elections

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... deadlock in Italy Italy's crucial elections appeared to be heading towards political gridlock, initial results showed, with the centre-left forces of Pier Luigi Bersani closing in on victory ... Italy's electoral laws guarantee a strong majority in the lower house to the party or coalition that wins the biggest share of the national vote. However the Senate, elected on a region-by-region ...

  2. Property - International - EUROPE

    Real estate bosses target recovering markets in southern Europe

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... funds are seeking deals in Spain and Italy as the economic prospects for the countries improve and the likelihood of a euro currency break-up recedes. Returns in the commercial hubs of Madrid ... under management, agreed to buy an office park in Milan last month, its first commercial property transaction in Italy since 2008. Before the Barcelona acquisition, the French insurer's ...

  3. News - World - EUROPE

    French, Spanish police dismantle operation to smuggle Chinese to Europe and the United States

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The traffickers charged €40,000 to €50,000 per person to provide "false identities and transport Chinese citizens to the United States and countries such as Spain, France, Greece, Italy, the United ...

  4. News - World - EUROPE

    Millions across Europe strike to protest spending cuts

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Madrid and Lisbon

    ... clashed in Spain and Italy yesterday as millions of workers went on strike across Europe to protest spending cuts they say have made the economic crisis worse. Hundreds of flights were cancelled, car factories and ports were at a standstill and trains barely ran in Spain and Portugal where unions held their first ever co-ordinated general strike. They were backed by walkouts in Italy ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - EUROPE

    Bayern Munich title feat reflects dominance of Europe's top teams

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Spanish title holders. In Italy, Juventus hold a commanding 12-point lead over Napoli, although they are the defending champions and started the season as favourites, and their chasers have a game ... with Dortmund losing Kagawa to United, while Bayern added Brazil centre-back Dante, Spanish midfielder Javier Martinez and Croatian forward Mario Manszukic. In Italy, there is a similarly gaping ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - EUROPE

    Euro rate stays at 0.5 per cent

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... on Wednesday showed euro zone business activity shrank in May, but at a slightly slower pace. Downturns have eased in France, Italy and Spain, and Germany is stabilising, the data showed. Inflation, ...

  7. Business - Economy - EUROPE

    Record unemployment clouds euro zone outlook

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Among the countries with the highest youth jobless levels, Spain was on 55.7 per cent, followed by Portugal on 38.2 per cent and Italy with 37.8 per cent. Greece was the highest with 58.4 per ... points, a three-month high, while Italy was on 44.5, its lowest for seven months and Spain on 44.2, a five-month low. Manufacturing “looks likely to have acted as a drag on the economy ...

  8. News - World - EUROPE

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem new chief of euro zone finance ministers' forum

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... With tensions notably eased on markets compared to six months ago, when worries were rife about a Greek exit from the euro, or Spain and Italy being forced into bailouts, Dijsselbloem said his job ...

  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Spain loses out as European Central Bank names Yves Mersch to its board

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg in Brussels

    ... by nominating Antonio Sainz de Vicuna, head of legal services at the ECB, counting on European leaders to uphold an informal understanding that the four largest euro countries- Germany, France, Italy ...



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