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Italy Economy

Strong Culture, Weak Economy Collide In Italian Lunch Tradition

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

By James Mackenzie ROME, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Of all the statistics available on Italy and its varied economic problems, few are as eye-...

Italy's Economy Is Much Stronger Than It Seems

Frank Sensenbrenner | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Frank Sensenbrenner

There should be no incentive on any side to use exchange rates as a means to alter competition. Italy needs America to maintain a solid position in Europe, and the U.S. needs Italy actively to favor the proposed TTIP.

Jobless Man Sets Himself On Fire Outside Italy's Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

ROME, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A man who had lost his job and feared he could no longer support his family doused himself in alcohol and set himself on fi...

To No One's Surprise, Corruption Is A Problem In Italy

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

ROME -- Italy's justice minister is warning that rampant corruption by politicians' pilfering public funds is reaching unprecedented levels, just as t...

Back To La Mamma

Posted 09.20.2012 | World

A growing number of Italian adults live with their parents. A study published on Wednesday reveals that almost a third of Italian adults are living ba...

Who's in Worse Shape, Spain or Italy?

Moisés Naím | Posted 08.13.2012 | World
Moisés Naím

Spain or Italy: which one is worse off? Economically, Spain; politically, Italy. But since a bad political situation tends to hurt the economy, and a sick economy always poisons politics, the answer could easily be reversed.

Germany To Italy: Stick To Austerity Measures To Avoid Crisis

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

* Italy's Monti appeals for politicians' backing * Schaeuble offers Monti encouragement * Investors stil...

Earthquakes and Bombs in Italy

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

It was a weekend of fear and mourning in Italy. Early this Sunday morning, an earthquake struck near Bologna. And on Saturday morning, a bomb exploded in front of a high school, killing a 16-year-old and injuring several other students seriously.

Technical Vs. Creative Jobs: Why Is the Latter Undervalued in the Educational System?

Franca Sozzani | Posted 02.15.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Dear creative people, fashion designers, journalists, filmmakers, artists: you are not included among this year's new recruits. Yet, isn't creativity what makes a nation great?