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Italy: Pro- and anti-refugee protesters rally in Turin

Dozens of far-right Forza Nuova party supporters gathered in protest near Turin's former Olympic village to rally against the presence of thousands of refugees occupying the accommodation facility, Saturday. At the same time, hundreds of activists …

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Italy’s referendum: If Matteo Renzi’s proposals lose, insufficient economic reform could be to blame

ITALIANS take to the polls this weekend to vote on reforming their political system. Reform of many sorts would certainly be welcome; the IMF recently declared that it would take some two decades for Italy to regain the economic footing lost since 2007. …

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Hawking spends 2 nights in Rome hospital

Published : 03 Dec 2016, 22:30:51 | Updated : 03 Dec 2016, 22:36:23 Stephen Hawking fell ill on Thursday while in Rome to attend a conference at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, report agencies. The physicist reportedly went to hospital ‘as a …
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Lavrov and Kerry discuss settlement in Syria at conference in Rome

RBTH Saturday 3rd December, 2016 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have discussed settlement in Syria on the sidelines of the international conference on Mediterranean problems held in Rome, the Russian Foreign …
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The Italian referendum: Fears that result could tear apart crumbling EU

Argentina Star Saturday 3rd December, 2016 • Renzi has said he will resign if voters reject his reforms • Investors taking to Italy-based exchange-traded funds • U.K.'s Italians could affect referendum result ROME, Italy – Referendums seem to be the …
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Italian bourse CEO says there are 'colossal' short positions on Italy in advance of referendum

``Big international investors are holding huge short positions on Italian assets, the CEO of the Italian exchange said on Tuesday, days before the country holds a referendum on constitutional reform that could unseat Prime Minister Matteo Renzi… Opinion …

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Stephen Hawking discharged from Rome hospital

ROME, Dec 3 (Reuters) – British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was discharged from hospital on Saturday after two days of checks, the Rome-based hospital said. Hawking, who was in the Italian capital to attend a conference at the Pontifical …
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It's the day of reckoning for Italy and Austria

But the choices the people of these two nations make will have ramifications on the rest of the world, too While most of the European Union (EU) seems panic-stricken by the prospect of a victory for French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in France's …
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Gold rallies as Italy referendum fuels fears of uncertainty

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Italy vote will have ripples across EU

Italy votes today in a constitutional referendum that, should there be a ‘No’ vote, could trigger the departure of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Following Donald Trump’s election as United States President-elect and the Brexit vote in June, the poll in the …

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