[ROME] The Italian parliament approved on Tuesday a flagship employment law that the new populist government hopes will encourage employment in a stagnant economy beset with joblessness.

[BRUSSELS] European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said Italians need to work harder, be less corrupt and stop blaming the EU for the problems of the country's poor south...

[ROME] Italy's anti-establishment parties revived coalition plans on Thursday, ending three months of political turmoil by announcing a government that promises to increase spending, challenge...

[HONG KONG] Asian equities and the euro sank on Wednesday as turmoil in Italy sparked a frantic dash for safety, while investors have also been spooked by fresh worries about the China-US trade row.

[ROME] Italy saw no end in sight to its political turmoil on Tuesday as the caretaker prime minister ended talks on forming a government without unveiling his cabinet line-up, following the collapse...

[ROME] Italy could be forced to hold new elections after Giuseppe Conte gave up his bid to form a government following the collapse of talks with the president over including a eurosceptic economy...

[ROME] From his study, Sergio Mattarella looks out on a prize collection of cacti in the manicured gardens of the presidential palace in Rome. After Italians elected a hung parliament with rival...

[ROME] Cruise-ship crooner, media mogul, soccer-club owner, prime minister, convicted fraudster, and now... kingmaker?