with Reuters and EURACTIV Italy

Elections 30-04-2013

Pressing for EU change, Italy’s Letta wins confidence vote

Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta won his first vote of confidence in parliament on Monday (29 April), after promising to press for a change to the European Union's focus on austerity and pursue economic growth and jobs.
Elections 29-04-2013

Italy’s new government beds in as storm clouds gather

New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will seek parliamentary backing in a confidence vote today (29 April), with severe political and economic problems looming that will test the solidity of his three-party coalition government.
Elections 16-04-2013

Italy’s Monti, Bersani inch closer to agreement on new president

Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani moved closer to agreement on Monday (15 April) on choosing a new president, a vital step to ending the stalemate created by an inconclusive election in February.