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Riccardo Bastianello

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9 Feb 2019 | 11:25 PM

Italy's populist leaders pledge to replace central bank's top brass

VICENZA, Italy (Reuters) - Italy's populist leaders on Saturday promised to replace top officials at the country's central bank, who they said must pay for failing to prevent a spate of banking scandals in which thousands lost their savings.

9 Dec 2018 | 6:53 PM

Italy's League leader faces friendly fire over budget

ROME/PADUA (Reuters) - Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, normally relishes confrontation, but now the firebrand populist is under attack from a place he calls home.

7 Dec 2018 | 9:53 PM

Italy's economy minister denies resignation reports

ROME/VENICE (Reuters) - Italy's Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he would not resign and dismissed newspaper reports that he was on the verge of quitting amidst talks with Brussels over next year's budget.