ITALIAN officials must stop questioning the euro and need to "calm down" in their budget debate as they have already caused damage to firms and households, European Central Bank (ECB)...

COMMENTARY

US policymakers and world financial markets are surprisingly calm about the deepening Italian economic crisis. Italy's economy is 10 times larger than Greece's. If it fails, the euro cannot...

MANFREDI Catella's office is surrounded by the skyscrapers, shops, residential buildings and public spaces that make up Milan's Porta Nuova development. ...

[LUXEMBOURG]French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Italy Monday that every member of the eurozone must abide by the EU's budget rules, just days after Rome promised a big spending boost...

Liguria, a crescent-shaped region in north-west Italy that arches from the French Riviera down to Tuscany, is undeniably beautiful - but often overlooked.

THE collapse of a highway bridge last week in Genoa, Italy, that killed 43 people has set off warnings across Europe about ageing infrastructure and the need for new inspections, better record-...

[PESHTAN, Albania] Threats, poisoned dogs and massacred trees: Albania's forests are gripped by a war over truffles, the prized and pricey fungi known in this poor European country as "...

CURRENCIES

THE euro climbed on Friday as traders were encouraged by improved regional economic growth data and new assurances by Italian politicians that their nation would not leave the single currency.