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Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale

(MENAFNAFP) Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year. The bank said in a statement the share sale would give …
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Venice plots break from chaotic Italy

For more than half a century it has been seen as one of the most potent landmarks of Italy’s fascist era. Set on one of Rome’s busiest squares, the Palazzo Venezia was the venue for Benito Mussolini’s most important speeches, including his …

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Gor Juniors Take On Italy's National Under-18 Team At Kasarani Stadium

Gor Mahia under-19 team which plays in the Nairobi County League will play their friendly match against Italy’s national under-18 team today at the Safaricom Stadium at Kasarani and not Nyayo stadium as had been earlier indicated (kick off 4pm). The …
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Debt-driven Italy sells its luxury vehicles on EBay

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Cars the stars of the show on first day of Piazza Italia today

Piazza Italia kicks off in style today (Friday April 18) with a host of activities taking place in Horsham town centre. Cars and clothes are the stars on Fashion, Ferrari and Bike Friday. The weekend of events begins with the Ferrari and Ducati Catwalk …
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Europe News

Azerbaijan's role in European energy security discussed in US

Fri 18 April 2014 10:00 GMT | 15:00 Local Time A large-scale political forum “The changing landscape of natural gas” took place in Atlanta, the capital of the US state of Georgia, on 16 April. The forum was organized upon the initiative of the …
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Moray gearing-up for Euro elections

VOTERS in Moray will be among more than 500 million people across Europe who will go to the polls next month to elect 751 members of the European Parliament. The main roles of the parliament, which sits in Brussels, include debating and passing European …
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Norbert Dentressangle Helps Xikar Make The Cut In Europe

Norbert Dentressangle’s fast-growing freight forwarding division (Norbert Dentressangle Overseas) is helping US-based cigar accessories manufacturer, Xikar Inc., to extend its presence in Europe and the Middle East. Xikar Inc. is the world’s leading …
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Europe car sales rise

Car sales in the European Union increased for a seventh month in a row in March, posting a 10.6 percent increase from the same period in 2013, bringing new passenger car registrations growth for the quarter to 8.4 percent, the monthly survey from the …

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Europe understands there is no backtracking on Crimea — Russian envoy to EU

“I think Europe has finally come to understand that there is no and there will be no going back. They understand that it is rather pointless to discuss the Crimean problem with us, although this issue will remain a point of contention in our …

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US News

Obama, Lofgren & Pelosi blast GOP on immigration

The rhetoric flew hot and heavy as Wednesday marked one year since the Senate’s introduction of a bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill. The Senate passed the vote, but the House’s GOP leadership has refused to take up that bill or offer one of …
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White House on 'POTUS bromance'

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Supreme Court rules tape of alleged drug buy is admissible

The state Supreme Court says an audio recording of a police informant allegedly buying cocaine from an attorney in his law office can be admitted into evidence. The court, with one dissent, found Raleigh County Circuit Judge Robert A. Burnside Jr. erred …
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Easter egg hunt taking Tuckahoe family to White House

Written by Columb Higgins Friday, April 18, 2014 12:34 pm The souvenir eggs used in this year’s egg roll come in four bright colors and include the stamped signatures of the President and First Lady. TUCKAHOE – A Tuckahoe family will head to the White …
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Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia speak before the National Press Club When asked about the Snowden case, Ginsburg says justices “are not at liberty to preview” If NSA leaker Edward Snowden is charged with federal …
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Italian Business News

Venice plots break from chaotic Italy

For more than half a century it has been seen as one of the most potent landmarks of Italy’s fascist era. Set on one of Rome’s busiest squares, the Palazzo Venezia was the venue for Benito Mussolini’s most important speeches, including his …

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New partnership puts global capabilities in reach for Italian logistics providers

WiseTech Global partners with ACO Informatica to offer leading supply chain software, CargoWise One, to the Italian market Sydney, Australia, April 15, 2014 – Italian logistics providers will be able to significantly increase their global reach following …
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Azerbaijan, Italy eye bilateral relations

18 April 2014, 18:31 (GMT+05:00) By Nazrin Gadimova Azerbaijan and Italy have discussed ways of developing bilateral relations as Azerbaijani Ambassador Vagif Sadigov met Mayor of Bari Michele Emiliano as part of his visit to Puglia region, AzerTag state …
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It's Your Business: Coconut Point leaders to present at Bonita chamber event

Coconut Point Mall Manager Jamie Grofik and Director of Marketing and Business Development Tara Beauchesne are slated to kick off the upcoming Bonita Springs Area Chamber Summer Lunch Networking Series. Their presentation is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
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Italy government prepares to approve tax cuts

ROME (Reuters) – Italy is due to get the income tax cuts promised by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as a way to boost stagnant domestic demand. Renzi’s cabinet is meeting on Friday to agree the details of roughly 7 billion euros (5.76 billion pounds) of …
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Sports News

Report: Spurs lining up Allegri

By Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent Former AC Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri could be set to replace Tim Sherwood as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, according to Corriere dello Sport. GettyImagesMassimiliano Allegri led AC Milan to the Serie A …
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John Terry and the greatest one-club men: A salute to football's most loyal servants

Published: 05:21 EST, 18 April 2014 | Updated: 05:36 EST, 18 April 2014 Captain, leader, legend. Like it or not, those three words will forever be associated with John Terry. Chelsea’s fans hail their leader with that phrase emblazoned on a banner at …
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Arsenal Transfer News: Big-Name Players Arsene Wenger Faces Fight to Keep

Alex Livesey/Getty Images Arsene Wenger is sure to possess a summer wishlist at this stage of the season after yet another disappointing league campaign. The French boss is expected to significantly strengthen during the close season, but he will also …
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Something for the weekend: Blackpool v Burnley, Brentford v Preston and Tottenham v Fulham take centre stage in football preview

By Adam Shergold Follow @@adamjshergold Published: 14:50 EST, 17 April 2014 | Updated: 15:16 EST, 17 April 2014 Easter is something of a nirvana for football fans. Not only is there pretty much wall-to-wall live games on the box across four days, but …
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5 things to know about Serie A: Questions swirl over Conte and Seedorf; Roma still holds hope

The Canadian Press – ONLINE EDITION By: Andrew Dampf, The Associated Press Posted: 5:24 AM | Comments: 0 Enlarge Image AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf, of the Netherlands, gestures during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Catania at the San …
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