Friday, 23 August 2019

Tag Archives: Italy

Italy not thinking about leaving euro: Matteo Salvini

MILAN: The leader of Italy’s League Matteo Salvini, who this week pulled the plug on his own governing coalition and called for a snap election, said on Saturday leaving the euro was not an option on the table. La Repubblica daily, which is close to the centre-left opposition, said on ...

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Police arrest 21 suspected mafia members in Canada and Italy

OTTAWA: Canadian police have arrested nine suspected members of the Calabrian organised crime group ’Ndrangheta, who are accused of money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area. Over three days, police raided 48 cafes, businesses and residences connected to the group, seizing C$35m ($26.8m) in assets, including five Ferraris. ...

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Italy’s jobless rate drops below 10pc

MILAN: Italy’s unemployment rate dropped below the symbolic 10 percent threshold in May to 9.9 percent, provisional data from the national statistics agency showed Monday. It was the first time it the jobless rate has dipped into the single digits since February 2012, when it stood at 9.9 percent. The ...

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Man flies alone on huge plane

ROME: A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800. Skirmantas Strimaitis, who was flying from capital Vilnius to the northern Italian city of Bergamo for a skiing holiday March 16, had the whole plane ...

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Italy regulator gives TIM’s plan thumbs down

ROME: Telecom Italia (TIM) has suffered a setback in its plan to assuage pressures for a separation of its prized network assets by placing them into a wholly owned subsidiary, as the industry regulator said it was opposed to the proposal. TIM has been under pressure for years from Italian ...

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Deepika gives reason behind ‘no phone’ policy at her wedding

BOLLYWOOD: Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got married in last November in Italy and since then the two have been shelling out major couple goals. Their fairytale wedding was very private, leaving everyone in a frenzy. No photos from the ceremony were released after all the rituals had finished. There ...

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Italy’s 2019 budget approved by senate soon

ROME: On December 19 the long lasting controversy over Italy’s budget for the 2019 fiscal year was settled during talks between Rome and Brussels, which paved the way for a national-level approval procedure. The upper house of the Italian parliament approved Rome’s proposed 2019 budget plan on Sunday. The government’s ...

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Deepika, Ranveer are now officially husband and wife

BOLLYWOOD star couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone is now officially a couple, as they just got married in an intimate ceremony in Italy. With Lake Como, Italy, Villa del Balbianello as the gorgeous wedding venue for Bollywood’s power couple, DeepVeer tied the knot on November 14, 2018. According to ...

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EU: the battle of the Italian budget against the eurozone

LONDON: Eurozone finance ministers, meeting in Brussels on Monday, are expected to support the European Commission two weeks after its decision to reject the budget of the populist coalition in power in Italy. “Everyone is worried,” says a senior European official, who observes wary of the standoff between the Commission, ...

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Dovizioso beats Marquez for third win of season at San Marino MotoGP

MILAN: Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso won the San Marino MotoGP on Sunday for the Ducati rider’s third success of the season, holding off world championship leader Marc Marquez of Honda. The 32-year-old Dovizioso finished 2.822sec ahead of the Spaniard on the Misano track on Italy’s Adriatic coast with Britain’s Cal Crutchlow ...

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