""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
Thousands of demonstrators marched in towns and cities all over Italy in support of the anti-austerity action.
The biggest union in the country
In Piacenza in northern Italy five people were injured when police confronted a protest by IKEA workers demonstrating for better pay. Scuffles broke
On the streets of Riva del Garda in northern Italy police and protesters have clashed. The violence erupted during a nationwide demonstration against
The Italian government says it is working hard on a deal to keep Europe’s largest steel plant open.
Owners ILVA have been given five days to comply
Two Italian government ministers have been meeting representatives of Europe’s largest steel factory which is threatened with closure and the loss of
Mayors from towns and cities across Italy have staged a protest against spending cuts outside the Senate in Rome.
Around 200 of the provincial
Protests took place outside several tax collection offices in Italy on Friday after a crackdown on tax evasion.
Police clashed with demonstrators
At least thirteen Italian police officers have been injured in clashes with protesters opposed to a planned high-speed rail link between France and
Row upon row of taxi sat empty and idle in Milan on Friday, as drivers called a one-day unauthorised strike in Italy.
Vehicles were not taking
Anti-austerity protesters made their voices heard as Italy’s world-famous La Scala theatre staged its season premiere.
“We won’t pay for the
He is not long in the job, but already he is the target of anger.
Thousands of students have held demonstrations in cities including Rome and Milan
Pressure is piling on Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi to quit.
A rally in Rome, called by the country’s main opposition, the Democratic Party, drew
Italian police have carried out raids in several cities, following the most violent riots Italy has seen for years.
It is alleged that the
What started off as a peaceful protest against government cutbacks and economic inequality has turned into rioting on the streets of Rome.
Clashes occurred in central Rome as the government’s amended austerity plan was approved by parliament on Wednesday.
Amid the tranquillity of the hills above Rome, rebellion is in the air.
The fury of the villagers may not be immediately apparent in Filettino. In
People in Naples have vented their anger at the city’s ongoing rubbish crisis by blocking the streets with refuse. There are an estimated 2,400