About: Matteo Renzi

Politics 15-01-2021

Tweets of the Week: Government Resignations, Frontex Uniforms, Luxembourg Affront

Italy and  Estonia looking weak, Frontex fashion wear is on fleek, and Secretary of State cancels trip in fit of pique.  
Elections 02-03-2018

Italian election campaign plagued by fake news

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.
Vestager: Dijsselbloem's comments are "wrong"
Politics 22-03-2017

Vestager: Dijsselbloem’s comments are ‘wrong’

Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager skipped the European Commission's "no comment on comments" policy to criticise Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem's remarks about southern member states.
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Economy & Jobs 18-09-2014

Milan will host October EU Summit on growth and jobs

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.
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EU Priorities 2020 17-07-2014

Renzi angered after EU leaders fail to appoint Mogherini as High Representative

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was visibly angry on Wednesday after EU leaders failed to appoint Italian Federica Mogherini as the next EU Foreign Affairs Chief.
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EU Priorities 2020 03-07-2014

Renzi: Europe’s “selfie” would show a tired face

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'.
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Barroso: Renzi is a committed European

After Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigned on Friday after his Democratic Party (PD) called for him to step aside to make way for a new government, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said that the EU executive “ remains confident in Italy's willingness and capacity to pursue its reform and consolidation efforts.”