Rome (Italy) - The ex-foreign minister has promised to push ahead with former leader Matteo Renzi’s reform drive, but one of his major tasks is the passing of a new electoral law. It must be agreed upon before national elections can be held. In a speech, Gentiloni said he would seek cross-party consensus on the law.
Rome (Italy) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has officially tendering his resignation, stepping down after losing a referendum on Sunday.
Rome (Italy) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is to resign following a heavy defeat in Sunday’s constitutional reform referendum. Although ostensibly on plans to streamline parliament the poll was largely seen as a confidence vote in the leader. Renzi announced his intention to quit in an address to the nation.
Italians have rejected constitutional reforms at a referendum, and just as he said he would if his ‘yes’ campaign lost, Matteo Renzi has resigned as Prime Minister of Italy.
Rome (Italy) - On the 4th of December Italy votes on a series of changes to the way the country’s institutional system is structured.
Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on Wednesday.
Rome (Italy) - She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day. The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement Mayor announced on Thursday, ‘‘by common accord’‘, the departure of the Italian capital’s finance chief, only four days after appointing him.