Italian parties in disarray as presidential elections continue

Italian parties in disarray as presidential elections continue

Written by Crispian Palmer and Giuseppe Fonte ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s parliament voted for a sixth day in a row on Saturday to elect a new president, but parties remained deeply divided over a potential candidate as leaders struggle to control their deputies. The week-long search to find a replacement for Sergio Mattarella, whose seven-year … Read more

Italian parties eye presidential candidate after right-wing failure

A member of Parliament casts his vote to elect a new president for Italy, at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome, Italy, January 27, 2022. REUTERS/REMO CASSELLI/POOL Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Five days of repeated polling leads to a dead end Party leaders suggest that women may be elected … Read more

Almond orchards expanding in the Italian province of Viterbo

“The almond tree is not only a growing cultivation in the Italian production scale, it is also our latest addition to the company. In 2015, we foresaw great potential in the almond production sector in terms of quality, quantity and sales,” said Michele Pelli, owner of the Piani della Marina farm in Tarquinia (Lazio, Italy): … Read more

Travel back in time to Portofino, Italy with Mary Richardson

Go back in time to Portofino, Italy with Mary Richardson, a village known for its famous visitors Mary Richardson takes us to Portofino, a village in Italy famous for being the mecca of Hollywood stars and for being a sleepy fishing village. Updated: 8:12PM EST Jan 26, 2022 Hide text Show version >> She can … Read more

Italian officials meet with Putin amid tension over Ukraine

Major European and American companies are trying to balance their business interests in Russia with increasing pressure from their governments to isolate Moscow, as tensions rise between the West and Russia over Ukraine. In Italy, business leaders held a video conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, although some companies withdrew from the long-scheduled … Read more

Putin meeting with Italy business elite to go ahead despite Ukraine

MILAN, Jan 25 (Reuters) – A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the heads of some of Italy’s top companies to boost business ties between the two countries is set to go ahead on Wednesday despite rising tensions over Ukraine. The meeting, originally scheduled for November, will be via a video link and feature … Read more