BREAKING NEWS

Italian elections 2013

Showing 30 results for 'Italian elections 2013'

Articles (x) Videos (x)

News

Run-off likely after inconclusive election for Rome mayor

Italy’s long-running political stalemate appears to have been replicated in the contest for the mayor of Rome. The election was widely seen as a

Italy’s long-running political stalemate appears to have been replicated in the contest for the mayor of Rome. The election was widely seen as a

News

Left and right battle for Rome in mayoral elections

Putting his legal battles to one side, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was all smiles as he cheered his party’s candidate for the

Putting his legal battles to one side, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was all smiles as he cheered his party’s candidate for the

Business

Italian political moves boost shares

The fact that Italy was finally able formed a government pushed European shares higher on Monday. The main Milan stock market index was the best

The fact that Italy was finally able formed a government pushed European shares higher on Monday. The main Milan stock market index was the best

News

Italy's new cabinet sworn in

Italy’s presidential palace played host to the swearing-in of the country’s newly formed cabinet. President Giorgio Napolitano, himself only

Italy’s presidential palace played host to the swearing-in of the country’s newly formed cabinet. President Giorgio Napolitano, himself only

News

Italian cabinet comes together

After two months of political wrangling, newly-appointed Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has formed a new cabinet. He brings together his own

After two months of political wrangling, newly-appointed Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has formed a new cabinet. He brings together his own

News

Italy's new PM: 'Balanced' or a 'sell-out', reactions from Rome

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has chosen Democratic Party number 2, Enrico Letta to form a government as the new prime minister. Outside the

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has chosen Democratic Party number 2, Enrico Letta to form a government as the new prime minister. Outside the

News

Italian President to name his choice for PM

Italy’s newly re-elected president Giorgio Napolitano is expected to name a candidate who will be charged with forming a new government on Wednesday

Italy’s newly re-elected president Giorgio Napolitano is expected to name a candidate who will be charged with forming a new government on Wednesday

News

Napolitano: the man to save Italy

Re-elected to an unprecedented second term, President Giorgio Napolitano is now charged with resolving Italy’s political deadlock. Much is expected

Re-elected to an unprecedented second term, President Giorgio Napolitano is now charged with resolving Italy’s political deadlock. Much is expected

News

Five Star Movement chooses journalist for Italian presidency

Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement has conducted an Internet poll to see, which candidate would be the party’s choice to replace outgoing President

Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement has conducted an Internet poll to see, which candidate would be the party’s choice to replace outgoing President

News

Italy: Napolitano holds first meeting with 'wise men'

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has held his first meeting with the group of 10 experts he has tasked with setting the country’s political

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has held his first meeting with the group of 10 experts he has tasked with setting the country’s political

News

Italians exasperated by Napolitano's latest move

Italy’s President Georgio Napolitano has appointed a group of 10 experts to come up with an economic plan for the country. The main political parties

Italy’s President Georgio Napolitano has appointed a group of 10 experts to come up with an economic plan for the country. The main political parties

News

10 'wise men' try to get Italy's politics moving

The so called 10 “wise men” are due to get to work in Italy on Tuesday, where they will try to set the country’s political course after the

The so called 10 “wise men” are due to get to work in Italy on Tuesday, where they will try to set the country’s political course after the

News

No government for Italy as Bersani fails to form a coalition

Italy’s centre-left leader Pierluigi Bersani has failed in a last-ditch attempt to form a coalition government to rule the country. Bersani, whose

Italy’s centre-left leader Pierluigi Bersani has failed in a last-ditch attempt to form a coalition government to rule the country. Bersani, whose

News

Markets spooked by Italy's political paralysis

Italy still has no new government and traders are nervy. The amount that Italy is having to pay in interest for investors to buy its government bonds

Italy still has no new government and traders are nervy. The amount that Italy is having to pay in interest for investors to buy its government bonds

News

Bersani faces tough task to form Italian government

In Italy, there appears to be little confidence that Pier Luigi Bersani will be able to form a government a month after inconclusive elections. He

In Italy, there appears to be little confidence that Pier Luigi Bersani will be able to form a government a month after inconclusive elections. He

Business

Bundesbank's boss frets over France and Italy

First an inconclusive election, then a credit rating cut for Italy. It keeps troubling the markets and testing them with each bond auction. Do

First an inconclusive election, then a credit rating cut for Italy. It keeps troubling the markets and testing them with each bond auction. Do

Business

Election costs Italy another downgrade

Fitch cut Italy’s sovereign credit rating on Friday. It was reduced from A-minus to BBB-plus with a negative outlook. The rating agency said

Fitch cut Italy’s sovereign credit rating on Friday. It was reduced from A-minus to BBB-plus with a negative outlook. The rating agency said

News

Grillo feels the heat as political doldrums frustrate Italians

There was a scrum worthy of any Six Nations rugby match as Italian kingmaker Beppe Grillo was mobbed by the media as the post-election stalemate in

There was a scrum worthy of any Six Nations rugby match as Italian kingmaker Beppe Grillo was mobbed by the media as the post-election stalemate in

Business

Italy's election storm blows through Europe

Italy’s election outcome rattled the markets. Political uncertainty in one of Europe’s biggest economies scared the entire monetary union. Italian

Italy’s election outcome rattled the markets. Political uncertainty in one of Europe’s biggest economies scared the entire monetary union. Italian

News

Berlusconi lashes out at Italian magistrates in Mediaset trial

The political uncertainty may be the consuming interest for most Italians, but for Silvio Berlusconi judicial matters keep cropping up. On Friday

The political uncertainty may be the consuming interest for most Italians, but for Silvio Berlusconi judicial matters keep cropping up. On Friday

News

Bersani rules out getting into bed with Silvio Berlusconi

The political stalemate continues in Italy following inconclusive parliamentary elections. Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has ruled out

The political stalemate continues in Italy following inconclusive parliamentary elections. Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has ruled out

Europe

What is the outlook for Italy after the election?

The vote mirrored an Italy deeply split over whether to press ahead with the painful austerity that helped to right its finances without curing a

The vote mirrored an Italy deeply split over whether to press ahead with the painful austerity that helped to right its finances without curing a

News

Northern League looks to capitalise on Italy election success

Confirmation that Italy’s Northern League has won the governorship of the economic powerhouse of Lombardy has set it up for a renewed power struggle

Confirmation that Italy’s Northern League has won the governorship of the economic powerhouse of Lombardy has set it up for a renewed power struggle

News

Italy's Grillo says no to vote for centre-left government

Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s newest and now largest political group, has ruled out voting for any government led by the traditional parties

Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s newest and now largest political group, has ruled out voting for any government led by the traditional parties

News

Italy: Bersani warns of post-election 'drama'

With no clear winner emerging from Italy’s election, the centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has warned that the country is facing a “dramatic

With no clear winner emerging from Italy’s election, the centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani, has warned that the country is facing a “dramatic

Europe

MEPs fear Italian vote will lead to paralysis

MEPs warned on Tuesday that whoever takes over in Italy, the next government will have to pursue an ambitious reform agenda to get the economy back

MEPs warned on Tuesday that whoever takes over in Italy, the next government will have to pursue an ambitious reform agenda to get the economy back

News

Italian populism vs realism

Fallout from the Feb. 24-25 Italian elections – background followed by an interview with a political specialist in Rome Many Italians cast their

Fallout from the Feb. 24-25 Italian elections – background followed by an interview with a political specialist in Rome Many Italians cast their

News

Comic wipes smile off politicians' faces

Among the inconclusive results of the Italian election, there was one undoubted winner. The Five Star Movement led by the comedian, satirist and

Among the inconclusive results of the Italian election, there was one undoubted winner. The Five Star Movement led by the comedian, satirist and

News

Bersani wants change for parliament and Italy

The leader of Italy’s Democratic Party, Pier Luigi Bersani, has given his first reaction to the political stalemate following Italy’s general

The leader of Italy’s Democratic Party, Pier Luigi Bersani, has given his first reaction to the political stalemate following Italy’s general

Business

No change for Spain

The markets – including Madrid – may have been in turmoil on Tuesday because of Italy’s election stalemate, but the Spanish Economy Minister Luis de

The markets – including Madrid – may have been in turmoil on Tuesday because of Italy’s election stalemate, but the Spanish Economy Minister Luis de