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    Fresh fight breaks out over top EU roles

    A group of eastern European countries have launched an eleventh-hour bid to block Italy from being handed the post of the...

  2. July 11, 2014

    Farewell Rome: a last dispatch from the (crumbling) eternal city

    Flash floods and Rome – two things one would not normally associate, but as I remind those envious of my seven years here...

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  1. July 10, 2014

    The biggest danger for the euro is the lack of trust

    Listening in on the altercation between Rome and Berlin about the inviolability or otherwise of the eurozone’s fiscal rules,...

  2. The A-List

    July 10, 2014

    The folly of central banks tightening to keep governments on the leash

    The Bundesbank is right to remind us that the unprecedented monetary accommodation in the eurozone has produced undesirable...

  3. July 7, 2014

    Timeline: tracing the travails of the Vatican bank

    1887 Pope Leo XIII establishes the commission for Works of Charity (Commissione ad Pias Causas), the progenitor of the...

  4. The World

    July 4, 2014

    Rome and Berlin lock horns

    Today Germany and France will meet in their World Cup quarter final in Rio de Janeiro, the latest episode in one of Europe’s...

  5. July 2, 2014

    In the grisly delusions of Isis, past and present are one

    Faith and memory can haunt the Middle East, often to convulsive effect. Almost 70 years after the founding of Israel in the...

  6. June 24, 2014

    Head of Italy’s state broadcaster Rai seeks change in culture

    What makes Luigi Gubitosi particularly indignant in trying to turn round Rai, Italy’s state broadcaster, is that Italians...

  7. Brussels Blog

    June 24, 2014

    Van Rompuy's fiscal agenda: more Matti than Mutti?

    Van Rompuy meeting with Britain's David Cameron at Downing Street on Monday The less-watched parallel process to selecting...

  8. June 18, 2014

    Europe’s small companies get back in the funding picture

    Earlier this year, cinema goers in Rome were treated to an unusual sight. At the first screening in Italy of Belle and...

  9. June 17, 2014

    Pressure mounts on Italy’s Renzi to reveal choice for EU top job

    Pressure is mounting on prime minister Matteo Renzi to choose a side in the fight over the next European Commission...

  10. The World

    June 16, 2014

    Poland's “tape affair” has echoes of Italy

    Poland has made such impressive progress since the end of communism in 1989 that its political elite like to think of their...

  11. June 13, 2014

    Berlusconi ally extradited to Italy from Lebanon

    Former senator Marcello Dell’Utri, one of Silvio Berlusconi’s closest business partners and political allies, was extradited...

  12. June 12, 2014

    Berlusconi’s party faces financial crisis

    Reeling from heavy defeat in European and local elections, Silvio Berlusconi’s opposition Forza Italia faces a serious...

  13. June 11, 2014

    La Cenerentola/Rossini Sacred Works, Salzburg Whitsun Festival – review

    Cecilia Bartoli, artistic director and resident prima donna of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, made news last year with her...

  14. FT Photo Diary

    June 2, 2014

    Rome’s Republic day spectacle

    Riccardo De Luca/AP The Frecce Tricolori Italian air force acrobatic team fly above the Vittoriano monument to the unknown...

  15. May 26, 2014

    Round-up: Euro election fallout

    Populist parties will make up at least 30 per cent of the new European Parliament after a storming performance at the polls...

  16. May 26, 2014

    Why capital cities can be unloved

    “I love to go to Washington, if only to be near my money.” – Bob Hope, comedian Capital cities tend to be viewed with...

  17. May 26, 2014

    Italy bucks the eurosceptic trend with Renzi triumph

    A landslide victory for Matteo Renzi’s centre-left Democrats has bucked the anti-EU trend across much of Europe, giving...

  18. May 25, 2014

    ‘European Spring’, by Philippe Legrain

    European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess and How to Put Them Right, by Philippe Legrain, CB Books,...

  19. May 23, 2014

    Assunta Madre, Mayfair, London

    Andrea Reitano, born in Naples just 20 years ago, is one of three partners who recently opened Assunta Madre, an Italian...

  20. May 20, 2014

    Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Royal Festival Hall, London – review

    Since Antonio Pappano took over as musical director in 2005 the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has started to clock up...

  21. May 18, 2014

    Ex-Soc-Gen trader Jérôme Kerviel refuses to return to France

    Jérôme Kerviel, the former Société Générale trader, has refused to return to France to serve a jail sentence for rogue...

  22. May 16, 2014

    The expert selection: boutique city retreats in Italy

    Alastair Sawday is the author of numerous guides to small, characterful places to stay. Here he picks four hidden gems in...

  23. May 15, 2014

    Lacklustre Berlusconi campaign has risks for Renzi

    Banners were waving and the basement ballroom in a luxury Rome hotel was packed with supporters when Silvio Berlusconi...

  24. May 4, 2014

    Gruppo Statuto prepares to list hotel arm

    The owner of some of Italy’s best known luxury hotels, including the Hotel Danieli in Venice and Four Seasons in Milan, is...

  25. April 29, 2014

    Berlusconi launches European election campaign

    Silvio Berlusconi, has taken a swipe at the judiciary for his tax fraud conviction as Italy’s former prime minister launched...

  26. April 27, 2014

    Pope Francis raises to sainthood two popular predecessors

    Two former popes – John Paul II and John XXIII – were declared saints by today’s pontiff Francis in an unprecedented...

  27. April 25, 2014

    Francis hopes to close divisions with sainthood for two popes

    Three popes – or it might even be four – will figure in an unprecedented ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday when Pope Francis...

  28. April 18, 2014

    How St Peter’s is given the Dutch touch with its Easter flowers

    On Easter Sunday, an altar will rise by electronic miracle from a platform before the main door of St Peter’s. On it, Pope...

  29. 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...

  30. April 11, 2014

    On location: ‘The Trip to Italy’ with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

    The show It might seem an unlikely format for a comedy series but The Trip, which saw Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon eating...

  31. FT Data

    April 8, 2014

    Changing statistics - and worldviews

    Facts might be sacred, but statistics are somewhat more pliable. As my colleague Chris Giles revealed this morning, the...

  32. April 7, 2014

    Ample stocks mute platinum strike effect

    Ample stocks are keeping the price of platinum in check even as industrial action in South Africa, the world’s biggest...

  33. April 7, 2014

    Photographer Gianni Berengo Gardin – interview

    On the day I interview photographer Gianni Berengo Gardin, Italy is behaving like the little girl with a curl – either very,...

  34. April 2, 2014

    China craves invitation to join global trade club

    To understand the geopolitics of trade these days just look at the contrasting visits by Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to...

  35. April 1, 2014

    Mobile group Three in EU court win over £1bn UK tax

    A defeat for the government in Europe’s highest court has paved the way for over £1bn of tax losses racked up by Three, the...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    March 28, 2014

    Obama bids Rome farewell

    Giampiero Sposito/Reuters U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he leaves Rome‘s airport.   ...

  37. March 27, 2014

    Pope Francis meets Barack Obama for first time in gridlocked Rome

    Pope Francis and Barack Obama have met for the first time, with the US president’s state visit to the Vatican expected to...

  38. The A-List

    March 27, 2014

    Reasons to favour eurozone quantitative easing

    The surprising statement by Jens Weidmann, head of the Bundesbank, that quantitative easing “is not out of the question” in...

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