25 Feb 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has blamed the management of a hospital in northern Italy for one outbreak of the new coronavirus.
23 Feb 2020
The number of coronavirus cases in Italy has jumped to over 100, the president of the Lombardy region said on Sunday, as northern towns struggle to contain rising infections.
11 Sep 2019
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy's poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.
9 Sep 2019
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called Monday for reform of European Union budget rules and cooperation on immigration, ahead of a parliamentary confidence vote in his new government.
4 Sep 2019
Italy's incoming Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was expected Wednesday to present a new government of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and former centre-left foes after nearly a month of crisis.
29 Aug 2019
Italian President Sergio Mattarella gave prime minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government on Thursday, following a deal to stave off snap elections.
22 Aug 2019
Italy's president will hold a second day of talks aimed at solving the political crisis shaking the country on Thursday after the disintegration of the populist government.
28 Dec 2018
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Friday he was in favour of a pause in Serie A fixtures in the wake of the death of a supporter before a midweek game...
25 Nov 2018
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was "confident" Rome could avoid unprecedented EU sanctions over its big-spending budget, rejected by Brussels, following talks with European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker. Rome's coalition government insists its 2019 budget will help kickstart growth in the eurozone's third largest economy and reduce debt, but the EU says the…
30 Jul 2018
US President Donald Trump receives Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, welcoming to the White House a European populist with like-minded views on immigration and trade.
24 Jun 2018
EU leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday over migration as Italy's new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe's migrant burden.