Italy’s new prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has undergone emergency heart surgery.
Italy's parliament has approved a 20 billion euro plan to prop up the country's weaker banks, starting with a bailout for Monte dei Paschi di Siena.
The Italian government is reportedly ready to pump 15 billion euros into Monte dei Paschi di Siena, and other troubled Italian banks.
Italy’s caretaker prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has won the backing of the Senate in a confidence vote allowing his government to take office, turning the political turmoil down from boil to…
Paolo Gentiloni needs to win votes of confidence in both houses of parliament. He easily won the first in the lower chamber by 368 to 105.
The prime minister-designate has kept almost all the outgoing ministers in place in a sign of continuity commentators say is aimed at reassuring the financial markets.
Italy’s president has begun talks with political leaders to find a quick resolution to the political crisis unfolding in the country following the resignation of prime minister Matteo…
Talks begin in Italy on Thursday to try to end the country’s political crisis.
As promised, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has formally tendered his resignation to the president.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has officially tendering his resignation, stepping down after losing a referendum on Sunday.
The world’s oldest operating bank Monte dei Paschi needs to raise five billion euros by the end of this month.
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has agreed to stay in office for a few more days after talks at the presidential palace.
Sociologist Luca Ricolfi speaks on the Italian 'no' vote and the future of the country as PM Matteo Renzi steps down.
Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.
Italy is today searching for a new prime minister after the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who quit after losing Sunday’s referendum on constitutional reforms.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is to resign following a heavy defeat in Sunday’s constitutional reform referendum.
Italians have voted to reject constitutional reforms in a referendum largely seen as a confidence vote in their prime minister.
Europe's markets end the week down ahead of politically-charged weekend.
Despite an adrenaline-fuelled campaign to defy the electoral odds, Sunday could be Matteo Renzi’s political swan song.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is staking his future in Sunday’s referendum on the overhaul of the country’s constitution.
Forecast If Italian voters reject a raft of proposed constitutional reforms on December 4, the government will likely resign.
Italy's PM Matteo Renzi faces a high-risk referendum vote on Sunday, asking Italians to approve constitutional changes he says will reduce political instability. If voters reject his plan, he has said
Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi has tried to muster support in Bologna for the country’s upcoming referendum on constitutional reform.
Thousands of 5-Star Movement sympathisers took part in a national demonstration in Rome, against the reform of the Constitution adopted by Matteo Renzi’s…
The US billionaire's surprise victory in the US presidential election seems to be a factor behind the widening lead for the "No" camp in Italy's upcoming referendum.