ROME-- Yesterday consultations began to see if it will be possible for Pierluigi Bersani or someone else to form a government.
ROME – Italian President Giorgio Napolitano gave centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani a mandate Friday to try and form a Government, the Quirinal Palace said.
ROME-- Until yesterday, it looked very much as if Italy’s elected representatives were playing chicken with their country. In the original version of the game, two drivers drive at each on a straight road and the one that blinks and swerves is chicken. If neither yield, both die.
ROME- Beppe Grillo has fiercely dismissed an Espresso report disclosing his links to 13 offshore accounts in Costa Rica.
ROME-- Yesterday a group of about 150 parliamentarians demonstrated outside the Palace of Justice in Milan. They then moved into the building to the office of prosecutor Ilda Boccassini.
ROME-- David Rossi, the communications wizard at troubled Monte dei Paschi plunged to his death from the window of his office at the bank’s medieval headquarters in Siena.
ROME -- A fierce fire has destroyed much of the 'City of Science', one of Naples' most important cultural gems, leaving