1 May 2020
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte apologised to Italians on Friday for their economic hardships and promised a brighter future once the lockdown lifts. Italy will begin to emerge from the world's longest coronavirus shutdown on Monday and see whether two months
30 Apr 2020
The Italian government on Thursday announced a slew of new measures to save its struggling economy amid fears the coronavirus pandemic could force a contraction of more than 10 percent of gross domestic product this year.
27 Apr 2020
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte came under attack on Monday from Italy's Catholic bishops and even some of his own cabinet members...
26 Apr 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Sunday that schools will only reopen in September but many businesses will resume as early as next week as the country emerges from a near-total coronavirus shutdown.
21 Apr 2020
Italy's Prime Minister said on Tuesday that by the weekend he would detail the steps the country will take to gradually loosen restrictions, reopen the economy and emerge from the coronavirus crisis.
10 Apr 2020
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was reportedly ready Friday to extend most measures of Italy's month-long lockdown until early May in order to avoid a second coronavirus wave.
9 Apr 2020
Italy PM warns virus puts EU project at stake
3 Apr 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday extended his feud about coronavirus money with EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen in the pages of a Roman newspaper.
19 Mar 2020
Lockdown measures taken in Italy over the coronavirus pandemic will be extended beyond their original deadlines, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday.
16 Mar 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned Monday that his country was entering "the riskiest weeks" and urged a coordinated European response to the coronavirus pandemic.
12 Mar 2020
Authorities in Italy have warned that anyone with symptoms of coronavirus could face murder charges if they refuse to self-isolate. Italian media reports that those who have a fever over 37.5 degrees, cough, cold and other symptoms associated with coronavirus must go into self-isolation and report it to the attending physician or the ASL. If…
10 Mar 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced the suspension until April 3 of all sporting events in the country, including the top-flight Serie A football league, as Italy grapples with the coronavirus crisis.