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    1. August 26, 2016

      Renzi promises to rebuild devastated towns of Umbria and Lazio

      Giuseppe Bonanni, 58, drove from Rome on Friday to Sommati, a hamlet down the hill from Amatrice, the hilltop town...

    2. August 26, 2016

      Italy’s Renzi vows to rebuild towns devastated by earthquake

      Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, has pledged to rebuild the towns devastated by the earthquake in central Italy...

    3. Fast FT

      August 26, 2016

      Renzi declares national period of mourning after earthquake

      Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi has declared a national period of mourning and promised to rebuild the hilltowns...

    4. August 25, 2016

      ‘Our town no longer exists,’ says Italy quake survivor

      Celestina Paradisi, 85, awoke when the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated swaths of central Italy on Wednesday...

    5. Fast FT

      August 24, 2016

      Italy earthquake death toll hits 38

      The death toll from an earthquake in central Italy in the early hours of today has climbed to 38, according to Italy’s...

    6. August 23, 2016

      Eurozone looks beyond the Brexit vote

      Three leaders meet on an aircraft carrier to declaim that Europe will stay strong. It sounds dramatic but the gathering...

    7. August 22, 2016

      EU leaders pledge Brexit will not weaken bloc

      The leaders of Germany, France and Italy declared they would not allow Britain’s departure from the EU to propel the...

    8. August 21, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: Talks on shape of Europe post-Brexit

      The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will on Monday meet to discuss the future of the EU in a post-Brexit world....

    9. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      Merkel readies for European Brexit tour

      German chancellor Angela Merkel will embark on one of her most intensive rounds of EU diplomacy next week with a...

    10. August 19, 2016

      Italy’s stalled economic recovery: in charts

      Italy’s economic recovery unexpectedly ground to a halt in the second quarter, data released last week showed, dashing...

    11. Fast FT

      August 17, 2016

      Ryanair's $1bn Italian Job

      Low cost airline Ryanair is bringing La Dolce Vita to more passengers in 2017, back tracking on earlier plans to close...

    12. August 17, 2016

      Italy’s EU minister warns Brexit delay will hit integration push

      Italy has warned that any decision by the UK to delay Brexit negotiations until late 2017 would risk extending...

    13. August 14, 2016

      Renzi should make a hard push for stimulus

      There is no respite for Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister. Having just dodged a bullet by orchestrating a private...

    14. August 12, 2016

      Critics lambast Renzi’s economic plans as Italian growth stalls

      Matteo Renzi has suffered a setback in his hopes of boosting Italy’s economy ahead of an autumn referendum on which he...

    15. August 12, 2016

      Stagnating Italian economy deals blow to Matteo Renzi

      Italy’s economic recovery stalled abruptly in the second quarter, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as he...

    16. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Italian economy stagnates in the second quarter

      Italy’s economy stagnated in the second quarter in a major blow to prime minister Matteo Renzi’s government, which has...

    17. August 11, 2016

      Renzi eyes fresh stimulus package for Italy

      Matteo Renzi is considering fresh stimulus measures to boost Italy’s languishing economic recovery, as the prime...

    18. August 10, 2016

      The spreading pain of Italy’s bank saga

      Much has been written about the risk that Italy’s weak banks pose to the rest of the eurozone’s financial system. The...

    19. August 9, 2016

      Milan warns on tents for migrants sent back by French and Swiss

      Milan’s mayor has warned that the city may have to set up tents to house migrants, as a record number of arrivals turn...

    20. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Italian high court approves referendum

      Italy’s high court has given its green light to a constitutional referendum that could determine the political fate of...

    21. Fast FT

      August 3, 2016

      Monte dei Paschi's risky bonds on bumpy ride after rescue deal

      Investors in Monte dei Paschi’s risky bonds aren’t quite sure what to think right now. One of the Italian bank’s...

    22. August 2, 2016

      Investors temper Matteo Renzi’s optimism on Italian banks

      Matteo Renzi, Italy’s centre-left prime minister, arguably scored a political win last Friday by engineering a private...

    23. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      Renzi: Italy fighting to avoid bail-in rules, 'disaster' for economy

      Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has said his government will not enforce EU rules to hit investors in any bank...

    24. August 1, 2016

      Monte dei Paschi di Siena: still hungry

      Pass the fava beans and pour the Chianti. Over the past five years, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy’s...

    25. Fast FT

      August 1, 2016

      UniCredit shares suspended after 8% drop

      Trading in UniCredit shares has been suspended this morning, after Italy’s most systemically important lender suffered...

    26. July 28, 2016

      Deutsche Bank: problems of scale

      It was the defining bet of Anshu Jain’s reign at Deutsche Bank. In 2014, as most European banks were retrenching in the...

    27. July 28, 2016

      Why today’s politics do not mirror those of the 1930s

      The wave of populism in the western world which has given us Brexit, and may carry Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen to...

    28. July 28, 2016

      Eurozone must complete banking union to avert crisis

      Negative interest rates are taking the world of finance into uncharted waters. The impact will be damaging for most...

    29. July 26, 2016

      Italy races to gain private bailout for Monte Paschi

      Italy was last night racing to secure a privately backed bailout of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the most exposed of the...

    30. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Monte dei Paschi eyes €5bn capital raising

      Italy is racing to secure a privately-backed bail out for the world’s oldest surviving lender Monte dei Paschi di...

    31. July 26, 2016

      Enav: on the radar

      Poor growth, poor banks, poor prime minister. Italy’s government has been trying to raise cash not just for its banks,...

    32. Brussels Blog

      July 25, 2016

      Brussels briefing: An anxious summer

      The offices have cleared, the traffic is calm, the sun is (supposed) to be out. Brussels is tranquil. But it belies a...

    33. Brussels Blog

      July 22, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Renzi's bank problem

      Matteo Renzi is politically cornered. Troubled banks – or more precisely Monte dei Paschi di Siena - have left the...

    34. July 21, 2016

      Italy air traffic control sale set to land €750m

      Enav, Italy’s state-owned air traffic control operator, priced its initial public offering at €3.30 per share on...

    35. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Italian bank shares rise amid 'last ditch' MPS bailout plan

      Shares in Italy’s battered banking sector are climbing this afternoon amid reports that Rome is planning a last-ditch...

    36. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Renzi steps up private sector clean up of Monte Paschi

      Italy is accelerating its search for a private sector solution to bail out the world’s oldest surviving lender ahead...

    37. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Italian banks slip as EU court backs bail-ins

      Italian bank stocks took another hit on Tuesday after the EU’s highest court ruled European taxpayers should not be on...

    38. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      European banks slide; Italian lenders lead declines

      After four days of gains, European bank stocks have gone into reverse, racking up some heavy losses lead by Italian...

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