The EU’s budget Commissioner, Günther Oettinger, triggered a wave of outrage last month after reportedly suggesting that markets will “teach” Italian people how to vote. EURACTIV.com looks into the story as part of the 'Fact or Fake' series, in partnership with France 24.
A Brussels-based NGO has monitored the 2018 Italian election and came to the conclusion that "fake news" have been relatively rare. EURACTIV.com looks into the story as part of the “Fact or Fake” series, in partnership with France 24.
Since the start of the election campaign in Italy, fake videos and pictures have circulated on social networks. EURACTIV.com looks into the main ones as part of the ‘Fact or Fake’ series, in partnership with France 24.
Made in Italy is a unique collaboration between the Italian Ministry of Employment, Unioncamere, Google and Italian SMEs, created to boost digital skills, improve business competitiveness and tackle youth unemployment.
Vice-president designate and High Representative-designate of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has said that even though Russia could not be seen as a “strategic partner” anymore, Moscow was nonetheless a “strategic country and neighbour.”
The European Commission said on Thursday that an October EU Summit on growth and jobs “would no longer take place”. A few hours later, however, the Italian EU Presidency contradicted the Commission's words and confirmed that the Summit will be hosted in Milan.
As Italy took over the rotating presidency of the EU for the next six months, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outlined his vision for the future of the Union and urged Europe 'to find its soul again'.