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  1. September 14, 2014

    Deflation takes shine off sales for Italy’s shopkeepers

    It is mid-morning along Viale Libia, the main road in a middle-class neighbourhood in northeastern Rome, and Rosalba...

  2. September 12, 2014

    Italy’s Northern League looks to Scotland vote for separation push

    Italy’s anti-immigrant, anti-euro Northern League party is seizing on the Scottish vote for independence as an opportunity...

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  1. September 5, 2014

    Past treasures exhibited at Domus

    One of Bulgari’s latest marketing ventures opened above its Rome boutique in July. Domus occupies a two-room, 100 sq m space...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    September 3, 2014

    Keeping composed

    Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter’s square at the Vatican in Rome.   ...

  3. September 2, 2014

    ECB: Draghi’s eurozone deal

    About halfway through the speech, Mario Draghi stumbled. The European Central Bank president had reached a passage in his...

  4. August 29, 2014

    Clash of the film titans

    In cinema, what’s not shown on screen is often as significant as what is – and the same goes for film festivals. The...

  5. August 28, 2014

    Q&A: The battle over EU fiscal rules

    EU leaders will meet on Saturday to decide the final two job openings atop the bloc’s Brussels-based institutions, but many...

  6. August 26, 2014

    Abolish the ‘illegality industry’ at Europe’s borders

    Crisis is the word at the rich world’s frontiers. At the UK borders, migrants are prised out of shipping containers or...

  7. August 25, 2014

    Italy loses enthusiasm for privatisations

    Matteo Renzi, Italy’s media-savvy prime minister, sent out a Twitter message on Monday that he was back at his desk after...

  8. August 19, 2014

    BHP Billiton: imperial overstretch

    “The decline of Rome was the natural and inevitable effect of immoderate greatness . . . the stupendous fabric yielded to...

  9. August 13, 2014

    Matteo Renzi promises ‘open door revolution’

    Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, in an interview with the Financial Times this week, promised to do “revolutionary...

  10. August 10, 2014

    Matteo Renzi defends pace of Italian reform

    Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, says the eurozone’s third-largest economy is on track to hit its EU-mandated budget...

  11. August 8, 2014

    Alitalia and Etihad sign long-awaited deal

    Alitalia has signed a long-expected agreement with Etihad Airways, under which the deep-pocketed Gulf carrier will become...

  12. August 8, 2014

    Social science: have culture, will travel: a data map

    The advent of “big data” analysis is giving social scientists new ways of looking at the ebbs and flows of humanity through...

  13. FT Alphaville

    August 8, 2014

    Osborne deals with the pirate threat

    Pirates. Can’t live with them. Can’t get rid of them. And… it has always been so. Back in Roman Republican times, for...

  14. August 5, 2014

    In search of lasting peace in Gaza

    The ceasefire in Gaza is an occasion for both relief and sorrow: relief that the killing has stopped for now, but sorrow...

  15. August 3, 2014

    France urges G20 to put issue of US bank fines on agenda

    France has gathered support to challenge US regulators imposing heavy penalties on foreign banks at a G20 meeting of world...

  16. July 24, 2014

    Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting, National Museum, Cardiff – review

    Landscape art is never neutral: it exudes ideology. In mid-18th-century Britain, with its extremes of wealth and poverty,...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    July 24, 2014

    Rome welcomes Sudanese Christian woman spared death

    AFP/Getty Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag from Sudan is assisted by Lapo Pistelli, Italian deputy foreign minister, as she...

  18. July 13, 2014

    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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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,...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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,...

  38. 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...

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