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Regional Policy 05-04-2016

Southern regions found lacking in new Commission index

Publication of the EU’s social progress index (SPI) has shown that many areas of the bloc still have work to do at a regional level. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Health 29-03-2016

MEPs move to tackle animal diseases

MEPs have agreed on a package of measures that is intended to combat animal epidemics, while at the same time maintaining animal welfare. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Hate speech targeted by Council of Europe

The Council of Europe has published a series of guidelines on preventing and combatting hate speech. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Agrifood 16-03-2016

EU approves duty-free Tunisian olive oil imports

The European Parliament has agreed to waive taxes on olive oil imports from Tunisia to the EU, in a bid to boost the country’s economy. The move has prompted anger from Italian MEPs. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Agrifood 02-03-2016

Rome sets sights on complete revision of nitrates legislation

Following the European Commission's termination of an infringement procedure against the member state, Italy has updated its rules relating to the use of animal waste in agriculture and still retains hopes of amending the EU's Nitrates Directive. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Trade & Society 22-02-2016

Italian beach operators wait on ECJ ruling

European legislation on the single market for services continues to haunt beachside operators, who fear increased competition and a loss of investment. A forthcoming ECJ ruling could prove to be significant. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Agrifood 18-02-2016

Rip-off Italian products can ‘no longer be tolerated’

An Italian MEP has urged the European Commission to crack down on ‘Italian sounding’ products that pose a threat to his country’s valuable artisanal food industry. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Agrifood 16-02-2016

Italy demands EU protection for tomatoes

On top of an increase in imports of Tunisian olive oil, Italy is also worried about competition from Moroccan tomato growers. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Agrifood 10-02-2016

ComAgri wants Commission olive oil plan changes

The European Commission's proposal to allow the sale of 35,000 tons of duty-free Tunisian olive oil in 2016 and 2017 has once again come under fire. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Italy continues to drag feet on same-sex civil unions

The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights criticised Italy for its continuing stance on same-sex relationships and cast doubt on new legislation currently being considered by Rome’s lawmakers. EURACTIV Italy reports.

A not so ‘dolce vita’ for Romans

Romans are the least satisfied with their quality of life according to a recent survey that focused on the inhabitants of EU capitals. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Med & South 26-01-2016

Shortlist for European Capital of Innovation unveiled

Milan and Turin are among the nine cities that have made it to the final stage of the competition to be named European Capital of Innovation. EURACTIV Italy reports.