Italy's new prime minister Enrico Letta laid out his agenda in his first speech to parliament since forming a coalition government. Letta wants to boost the economy, but doubts remain whether reforms will be enacted.
Romans are counting on their mayor to resign as the city falls into a steep decline in both safety and public services. Besides its crumbling infrastructure, the city is also reeling from the brutal murder of a teenager.
Italy's populist government has spooked Brussels with an ambitious draft budget after vowing to end austerity. DW's Bernd Riegert explains how the country plans to have its cake and eat it.
Eurozone finance ministers have sided with the European Commission, slamming Italy's resolve to stick to its controversial budget. Brussels has rejected Rome's 2019 fiscal plan and demanded changes.
Italy has approved a controversial new budget law, which includes a 2.4 percent public deficit target. The budget defies the European Union's fiscal discipline rules, but the government insists it will drive investment.
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