Taxi drivers in Italy have called off their protests over delays to legislation regulating the ride-hire app Uber and other services. A deal has been reached with the government.
A top discrimination official has resigned after accusations that government funds meant to promote diversity projects and tackle racism had been earmarked for gay sex clubs masquerading as cultural c
As expected Italy's former premier Matteo Renzi has resigned as leader of the Democratic Party in the hope that he can return to politics in a stronger position before an election is due early next ye
Matteo Renzi tells his ruling Democratic Party he wants a leadership contest before any national vote
Tension flared in Italy on Saturday on the fringe of a largely-peaceful demonstration against a meeting of European far-right political groups.
Italy’s prime minister has signed a memorandum of understanding with Libya to curb the flow of migrants to Europe.
Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.
Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…
Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…
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.