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    Obituary: Inquisitor who paved the path to a new Italy

    In the new age of Matteo Renzi, Italy’s youngest and least ideological prime minister, when headlines are dominated by tax...

  2. April 15, 2014

    Silvio Berlusconi faces community service for tax fraud

    Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s former prime minister, is to serve his one-year sentence for tax fraud by performing community...

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  1. April 11, 2014

    Mystery around ex-senator Marcello Dell’Utri deepens

    Italian police are on the hunt for a former senator and business partner of Silvio Berlusconi, who has been declared a...

  2. April 10, 2014

    Silvio Berlusconi looks set to be spared prison cell

    The day his supporters called the “death of democracy” arrived on Thursday as a Milan court convened to consider how Silvio...

  3. April 8, 2014

    Renzi cuts Italy growth forecasts to 0.8% but repeats tax cut pledge

    Matteo Renzi has lowered Italy’s 2014 growth forecasts but says he intends to maintain his pledge to cut income taxes for...

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    February 27, 2014

    FT Business School Challenge 2014

    The atmosphere was tense as FT Management Editor Andrew Hill read out the first question of the inaugural FT Business School...

  5. February 23, 2014

    Giovanni Bazoli, chairman, Intesa Sanpaolo

    In the darkest hour of Italy’s modern banking system, the Catholic banker Roberto Calvi was found dead, hanging under...

  6. February 21, 2014

    Matteo Renzi installed as leader of Italy’s new government

    Matteo Renzi was sworn in as Italy’s youngest prime minister on Saturday. He will lead a coalition government, with women...

  7. February 19, 2014

    Italy: Matteo Renzi says coalition government nearly ready

    Matteo Renzi, the leader of Italy’s centre-left Democrats, says he hopes to have his new government ready this weekend after...

  8. February 16, 2014

    Matteo Renzi faces first delays in forming Italy’s next government

    Efforts to install Italy’s next coalition government as quickly as possible have run into their first setback after Matteo...

  9. February 14, 2014

    Matteo Renzi, young man in a hurry to rescue Italy from crisis

    Brash, thrusting and a hugely confident communicator, the rise of Matteo Renzi, on his way to becoming Italy’s youngest ever...

  10. February 14, 2014

    Italy’s Matteo Renzi prepares for power

    Italy’s fourth government in just over two years is taking shape as Matteo Renzi prepares to become the recession-hit...

  11. February 13, 2014

    Renzi faces battle to reform Italy

    On his way to becoming Italy’s youngest ever prime minister at the age of 39, Matteo Renzi is set to take over a weak...

  12. February 12, 2014

    Weakened Italy awaits ‘demolition man’ Renzi

    Enrico Letta, the Italian prime minister fighting for his survival, landed in office by accident less than 10 months ago,...

  13. February 10, 2014

    Italy: Monti’s secret summer

    For years Carlo De Benedetti, the Italian industrial tycoon, has spent a few days each summer relaxing with friends and...

  14. February 6, 2014

    Berlusconi said to be planning to stand in European elections

    Silvio Berlusconi is not giving up. Despite a conviction for tax fraud and a ban on running for office, the billionaire...

  15. beyondbrics

    February 5, 2014

    Guest post: a Berlusconi in Prague?

    By Dalibor Rohac of the Cato Institute It took Czech President Miloš Zeman 95 days since the parliamentary election to...

  16. January 29, 2014

    Lawyer still fighting to bring down the corrupt

    Helen Garlick’s legal career is testimony to how long and hard the battle against global corruption has always been – and...

  17. The World

    January 28, 2014

    Why the Renzi-Berlusconi deal is no panacea for Italy

    Matteo Renzi (Getty) Outside Italy there is an understandable enthusiasm for the constitutional and electoral reform...

  18. January 26, 2014

    Renzi faces a hard road but he is Italy’s best hope

    There was a moment last week when Matteo Renzi looked the part of an Italian prime minister. The new leader of the...

  19. January 21, 2014

    Give reforms in Rome a chance

    The eurozone crisis has brought to the fore the extensive weaknesses crippling Italy’s unreformed economy. Yet an often...

  20. January 21, 2014

    Italian politics turned on its head with Renzi- Berlusconi pact

    The rising star of Italian politics got a vital assist from a fading Silvio Berlusconi to hatch a sweeping reform package...

  21. January 20, 2014

    Italy’s centre-left approves sweeping political reforms

    Matteo Renzi, leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party, has laid out his plan for sweeping reforms of the electoral...

  22. December 23, 2013

    Italy’s economy out of ‘emergency room’, says PM

    Italy is out of the “emergency room” and benefiting from a “stability dividend” that has reduced costs of funding its...

  23. December 11, 2013

    Italy’s establishment shaken by ‘Pitchforks’ protests

    As anti-government protests gathered steam across Italy this week, galvanising diverse groups under the banner of the...

  24. December 10, 2013

    Rome’s revolution

    Ten months ago Italy’s general elections saw the then 61-year-old Pier Luigi Bersani pitched against the 76-year-old Silvio...

  25. December 9, 2013

    Let us hope Renzi will become an Italian Blair

    Maurice Saatchi, the adman and Conservative peer, said that Tony Blair’s election victory in Britain in 1997 could be...

  26. December 9, 2013

    Matteo Renzi takes over Italy’s centre-left after landslide leadership victory

    Matteo Renzi, the young reformist mayor of Florence with ambitions to run for prime minister, has taken over the reins of...

  27. The World

    December 9, 2013

    Why Matteo Renzi needs to prove he is a reformist

    (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images) An optimist would draw much inspiration from Matteo Renzi’s convincing victory in Sunday’s...

  28. December 3, 2013

    Letta needs to start governing – or call an election

    The Italian political scene keeps changing, yet all could stay the same. It is an old story. The biggest centre-right party...

  29. December 1, 2013

    Comic-activist Beppe Grillo blasts Italy’s fragile coalition

    Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement has delivered a stark reminder to the country’s fragile coalition government...

  30. November 27, 2013

    Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italy’s Senate

    Silvio Berlusconi delivered a defiant speech to his supporters in central Rome, declaring “a day of mourning for democracy”...

  31. November 26, 2013

    Silvio Berlusconi withdraws support from Italy’s government

    Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right party said on Tuesday it would withdraw from Italy’s coalition government led by Enrico...

  32. November 25, 2013

    Silvio Berlusconi in last-minute fight to keep Senate seat

    Silvio Berlusconi presented fresh evidence on Monday that the former Italian premier said would overturn a tax fraud...

  33. November 21, 2013

    Italian judges release reasons for Berlusconi conviction

    Evidence that Silvio Berlusconi was the “organiser” of so-called bunga bunga parties at his home and gave cash and jewellery...

  34. November 18, 2013

    Italy’s leader warns Germany of rise of anti-European sentiment

    Enrico Letta, Italy’s centre-left prime minister, has urged Germany to spur economic growth in Europe rather than be left...

  35. November 17, 2013

    Silvio Berlusconi to lead divided party into opposition

    Silvio Berlusconi is preparing to take his resurrected Forza Italia party into opposition but at the cost of a bitter...

  36. November 16, 2013

    Weakened Berlusconi relaunches Forza Italia

    Deserted by key allies, a weakened Silvio Berlusconi relaunched his centre-right party under its founding name of Forza...

  37. November 16, 2013

    Berlusconi says he does not have numbers to bring down government

    ROME, Nov 16 - Silvio Berlusconi said on Saturday his centre-right party could not support Italian Prime Minister Enrico...

  38. October 27, 2013

    Renzi calls for ‘revolution of simplicity’ to boost Italy’s left

    Matteo Renzi may have toned down his brash campaigning style, but as he vies for the leadership of Italy’s centre-left...

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