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News Italy: Italy president appoints new mediator to sound out chances of 5-Star-PD government

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-politics-region/italys-right-wins-local-vote-amid-government-formation-stalemate-idUSKBN1HU0PC
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s president has asked the head of the lower house of parliament to see whether the 5-Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party (PD) could form a coalition government, a presidential official said on Monday. President Sergio ...

News Italy: Italy Rapidly Running Out of Options to Form a New Government

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/italy-rapidly-running-out-of-options-to-form-a-new-government-1524504898
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

ROME—President Sergio Mattarella kicked off a fourth round of consultations among Italy’s political parties in an attempt to form a new government, as the likelihood of brokering a deal fades nearly two months after national elections. If the current ...

News Italy: Italy's Enel to Raise Offer for Eletropaulo-Media

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/04/23/business/23reuters-eletropaulo-m-a-enel.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

BRASILIA — Italian energy company Enel SpA is ready to make another bid for Eletropaulo, Brazil's largest power distribution firm, topping an offer last week by Neoenergia SA, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico reported on Monday. The Brazilian utility ...

News Italy: Italy judge rules in favour of Telecom Italia, Vivendi appeal on April board vote

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/telecomitalia-elliott/italy-judge-rules-in-favour-of-telecom-italia-vivendi-appeal-on-april-board-vote-idUSI6N1RO00N
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

MILAN, April 23 (Reuters) - A judge ruled in favour of an appeal presented by Telecom Italia (TIM) and its top investor Vivendi to block a vote on board director replacements at an April 24 shareholders meeting proposed by activist fund Elliott, a document ...

News Italy: Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can’t Eat or Smoke Them.

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/21/world/europe/italy-cannabis-flowers.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

ROME — For the past year, small jars of cannabis flowers have been flying off the shelves of Italian specialty shops: a phenomenon that’s described as a “green gold rush.” The hemp flowers — with names like K8, Chill Haus, Cannabismile White ...

News Italy: Belgium retains World Group status with 4-0 victory in Italy

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2018/04/22/belgium-retains-world-group-status-with-4-0-victory-in-italy/34151311/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Belgium retained its place in the Fed Cup World Group for the first time since 2012 on Sunday after beating Italy 4-0. The visitors were already firmly in control of the playoff after two wins on Saturday and Elise Mertens clinched ...

News Italy: Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/22/local-vote-comes-as-italy-struggles-to-form-government.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

ROME – Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians in Rome struggle to form a national government. Residents of Molise, a southern region that is one of Italy's least populous, were voting ...

News Italy: Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/italy-to-turn-to-5-stars-to-lead-talks-to-end-impasse/2018/04/23/2d153b86-46ee-11e8-8082-105a446d19b8_story.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

ROME — Italy’s president asked the populist 5-Star Movement on Monday to see if it can find a parliamentary majority with the Democratic Party, after weeks of consultations failed to yield a government following inconclusive March 4 elections.

News Italy: Italy Picks New Mediator in Search for Government Majority

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/center-right-ahead-in-molise-amid-italian-government-impasse
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Italian President Sergio Mattarella asked lower house Speaker Roberto Fico to find out whether the anti-establishment Five Star Movement could govern with the center-left Democratic Party, in the latest attempt to break a seven-week impasse. The head of ...

News Italy: Italy grants Alfie Evans citizenship in hopes of transfer to Rome

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/italy-grants-alfie-evans-citizenship-in-hopes-of-transfer-to-rome-59283
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

London, England, Apr 23, 2018 / 10:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday a hospitalized British child at the center of a heated legal battle was granted Italian citizenship, part of an effort to delay shutting off his life-support, and to transfer him to a ...