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Mario Monti

# mario-monti - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Italian president buys time in political deadlock

Napolitano says he will not resign.

# mario-monti - Friday 22 March, 2013

Leftist leader Bersani asked to form new government in Italy

Pier Luigi Bersani may need to turn to the members of rival Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right party in order to prevent another election being held.

# mario-monti - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Ireland’s Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian

Italy allows expatriates abroad to vote in parliamentary elections – with Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement leading here.

Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power

Silvio Berlusconi’s strength in key regions means Pier Luigi Bersani cannot claim power, with another election now due.

# mario-monti - Monday 25 February, 2013

Early results show no clear winner in Italian election

Pier Luigi Bersani’s coalition wins the house, but Silvio Berlusconi takes enough Senate support to mean no clear winner.

Italian turnout drops in key national election

Leading the electoral field is Pier Luigi Bersani who supported tough measures pushed by incumbent Premier Mario Monti.

# mario-monti - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Italians go to the polls as eurozone’s third largest economy hangs in the balance

Voting it to take place today and tomorrow, with over 47 million Italian’s eligible to vote.

Explainer: Everything you need to know about today’s Italian election

Who’s running? What’s at stake? How are they picked? And is Silvio Berlusconi really in line for a fourth term in office?

# mario-monti - Friday 22 February, 2013

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.

# mario-monti - Monday 11 February, 2013

Incredulity, shock and humility – The world reacts to Pope Benedict’s resignation

Today’s announcement caught the world unawares. Here’s some of the initial reactions.

# mario-monti - Sunday 10 February, 2013

From Business ETC EU ‘fears’ Berlusconi’s return to power: Monti Italy

EU ‘fears’ Berlusconi’s return to power: Monti

Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister has expressed fears over Silvio Berlusconi’s potential negative effect on the euro, should his party win this month’s election.

# mario-monti - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Berlusconi tells voters: I will refund your property tax (if I win)

Italy’s election take place at the end of this month.

# mario-monti - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland has been through ‘a hurricane’ – Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum Davos

Ireland has been through ‘a hurricane’ – Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

# mario-monti - Monday 14 January, 2013

Court rejects Berlusconi request to delay trial until after election

The former Italian premier’s legal team has meanwhile removed ‘Ruby the Heart Stealer’ from its list of defence witnesses.

# mario-monti - Monday 7 January, 2013

Berlusconi reforms pact with anti-immigration party ahead of Italian election

The pact with the Northern League could make next month’s election close – and make Berlusconi the finance minister.

# mario-monti - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Italy election campaign kicks off amid Monti speculation

It is still unclear if Monti will run as a candidate in the New Year elections.

# mario-monti - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Berlusconi tells Italy: ‘You need me, and I always help people in need’

The flamboyant former prime minister is on a media blitz as he prepares his attempt to return to power for a fourth time, warning of civil war if Italy continues on its current course.

# mario-monti - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said he is stepping down just hours after Silvio Berlusconi announced he would run again for head of government.

# mario-monti - Monday 19 November, 2012

Italy formally recognises ‘National Coalition’ as legitimate Syrian government

Italy follows the lead of France in formally declaring that the newly-formed administration-in-waiting is a legitimate one.

# mario-monti - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Italy protesters stage anti-austerity ‘No Monti Day’

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Rome to protest against the prime minister and austerity measures.

# mario-monti - Friday 26 October, 2012

Update: Berlusconi’s jail term cut to one year thanks to amnesty law

The former Italian premier – who only this week ruled out seeking another term – is convicted of a tax fraud scheme.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Berlusconi, 76, to finally step down at next election

The former prime minister says he won’t be looking to take back power next spring, and will retire from his party.

# mario-monti - Friday 21 September, 2012

Taoiseach in Rome to meet Monti ahead of papal audience

Mario Monti will greet the Taoiseach after meeting with another bailed-out premier, Greek leader Antonis Samaras.

# mario-monti - Monday 27 August, 2012

From Business ETC Italy’s electoral law increases market fears Italy

Italy’s electoral law increases market fears

The current system allows party leaders to pick and choose the list of candidates the electorate can vote for and guarantees a strong majority in parliament for the winning party.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From Business ETC Major French bank predicts next moves for Europe Euro Crisis

Major French bank predicts next moves for Europe

Ahead of crunch talks between major country leaders and 6 September ECB meeting, Société Générale economist has some predictions: including possibly unlimited ECB bond-buying.

# mario-monti - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From Business ETC Italian PM Monti sees light at the end of tunnel for Italy, EU Eurozone

Italian PM Monti sees light at the end of tunnel for Italy, EU

Mario Monti said that the breakthrough summit of European leaders at the end of June had been crucial in resolving the eurozone crisis.

# mario-monti - Monday 30 July, 2012

From Business ETC Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge Eurozone

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge

There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.

# mario-monti - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From Business ETC Merkel and Monti pledge to protect eurozone Eurozone

Merkel and Monti pledge to protect eurozone

Germany and Italy’s leaders have pledged to do everything to protect the eurozone – but have not outlined any specific action.

# mario-monti - Monday 9 July, 2012

From Business ETC Italian economy to shrink by 2 per cent this year, says Bank of Italy governor Eurozone

Italian economy to shrink by 2 per cent this year, says Bank of Italy governor

Ignazio Visco has called for the adoption of a “new Italian spirit” in order to tackle the eurozone crisis.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Merkel to meet with Italian PM Monti over eurozone crisis

Monti has been a prominent advocate for growth policies, but rejected suggestions of deep differences between himself and Merkel.

# mario-monti - Friday 22 June, 2012

From Business ETC Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus Stimulus

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

From Business ETC IMF head warns of ‘acute stress’ in Europe Eurozone

IMF head warns of ‘acute stress’ in Europe

Christine Lagarde calls for bailout funds to be given to banks directly rather than countries being saddled with the debt – while Italy’s prime minister warns leaders have one week to save the eurozone.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From Business ETC Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been ‘bailed out’? Eurozone

Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been ‘bailed out’?

Germany has reportedly relented and will allow the ESM to buy bonds directly, which could save Spain and Italy.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From Business ETC Italy is relaxed despite ‘crucial’ time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti Contagion

Italy is relaxed despite ‘crucial’ time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti

“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.

# mario-monti - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From Business ETC Eurobonds will come sooner or later, reckons Mario Monti Eurobonds

Eurobonds will come sooner or later, reckons Mario Monti

A Europe divided: in the very same newspaper, Germany’s foreign minister Guido Westerwelle says they’re a no-go area.

# mario-monti - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Score Mario Monti comes up with novel idea for Italian match-fixing problem: suspend football Probe

Mario Monti comes up with novel idea for Italian match-fixing problem: suspend football

Italy’s prime minster was weighed in on the scandal.

# mario-monti - Monday 21 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you should know this morning.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From Business ETC Italy’s economy ‘on the right track’ – IMF Italy

Italy’s economy ‘on the right track’ – IMF

IMF official says Italy has made notable progress since Mario Monti took office.

# mario-monti - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

From Business ETC Italian government puts back ‘balanced budget’ plan to 2015 Italian Economy

Italian government puts back ‘balanced budget’ plan to 2015

Mario Monti’s government says the economy will shrink three times more than expected, and that they’ll need more time.

# mario-monti - Friday 24 February, 2012

Taoiseach meets Angela Merkel and ‘Super Mario’

Enda Kenny discussed Ireland’s attempts at economic recovery with the German Chancellor outside Berlin last night.

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