1. Politics

    Climate change stalemate divides G7, six to one

    by Carlo Marroni

    US President Donald Trump's threat to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement has united the other six of the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized countries attending the summit presided over by Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni. On the first day the group (pictured here in Taormina, Sicily) therefore produced a joint declaration against terrorism

  2. Offer from Arcelor, Marcegaglia and  Intesa wins Ilva's backing
    Business & Economy

    Offer from Arcelor, Marcegaglia and Intesa wins Ilva's backing

    by Matteo Meneghello

    Am Investco Italy is just a step away from taking over the southern Italian steel plant of Ilva, which is in extraordinary administration. The price is just under €2 billion according to those close to the dossier (pictured is the steel plant in Taranto)

  3. Halting the modernization of Italy’s museums would damage the entire country
    Arts and leisure

    Halting the modernization of Italy’s museums would damage the entire country

    by Giuliano Volpe*

    IT
    24 Analysis

    Italy’s world-famous museums are in the middle of a revolution giving their directors more freedom over content and budgets. To let a court ruling that annulls the nomination of foreigners as top managers hinder this process would be a return to an outdated bureaucratic culture (pictured is Culture Minister Dario Franceschini)