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Giuseppe Conte is an Italian university professor, jurist and politician who has served as the 58th Prime Minister of Italy since June 2018.
Italy's PM says virus crisis should be opportunity to reform countryItaly cannot afford to return to normality after the coronavirus emergency but should turn the crisis into an opportunity to reform the country, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday.
Italian prosecutors question PM Conte for three hours over coronavirus responseItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was questioned by prosecutors on Friday about the country's response to its coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 34,000 people.
Italy PM meeting with allies fails to break Atlantia deadlockA meeting between Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and coalition allies on Wednesday to try settle a row over Atlantia's motorway business yielded no progress, two government sources said.
Italy has come out of worst part of virus emergency: PMItaly has left the worst part of the COVID-19 emergency behind and as lockdown restrictions are slowly lifted the country must now enter the new phase with confidence and responsibility, Prime Minister..
Italy looks to reopen borders next month as lockdown measures easeItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte outlined a further loosening of movement restrictions on Saturday, including opening borders to travellers from Europe from next month to unwind one of the world's..
Italy PM says taking calculated risk in rolling back lockdownItalian Prime MInister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday Italy was taking a calculated risk in rolling back lockdown measures from next week as the daily death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic fell to its..
Italy warns EU states not to forge limited tourist pactsEuropean Union states must not forge de-facto tourist pacts between themselves during the coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, warning such a move could destroy..
Italian aid worker kidnapped in Kenya has been freed: PM ConteSilvia Romano, an Italian aid worker who was kidnapped in Kenya 18 months ago has been freed, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Saturday.
Italy's lockdown easing spells hope, worry and confusionWeary of Europe's longest coronavirus lockdown, Italians have had Monday circled in their diaries for a month since Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte first suggested it could be the date life returned to..
Italian prime minister apologises over long welfare delaysPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte apologised on Friday to millions of struggling Italians who have yet to receive long-promised financial aid meant to help them get through the coronavirus crisis.
Italian PM warns regions against going it alone on lifting curbsPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday some Italian regions might be able to unwind coronavirus restrictions more rapidly than others but warned local authorities against rushed, unilateral..
Italy PM says to ease coronavirus lockdown on basis of local conditionsItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday he would gradually relax the country's coronavirus lockdown taking into account differences in contagion levels in different parts of the country.
Italy's prime minister defends snail-paced end to lockdownItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte defended himself on Tuesday from widespread criticism of his highly cautious plans for a slow-placed end to Europe's longest coronavirus lockdown.
Italy to reopen factories in staged end to coronavirus lockdownItaly will allow factories and building sites to reopen from May 4 and permit limited family visits as it prepares a staged end to Europe's longest coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte..
Italy to start lifting coronavirus lockdown from May 4: ConteItaly will allow factories and building sites to re-open from May 4 before allowing more businesses to open in following weeks as it prepares a staged end to Europe's longest coronavirus lockdown,..
Coronavirus: Italy's PM outlines lockdown easing measuresPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte says Italy will start relaxing coronavirus restrictions from 4 May.
Italy to reopen some businesses as early as this weekItaly, the first European country to be hard-hit by the coronavirus, will allow some businesses to reopen as soon as this week while aiming to reopen manufacturing and construction from May 4, Prime..
Italy to start reopening business on May 4, schools in Sept: PM to paperItaly will start reopening its manufacturing industry on May 4 as part of plans to ease its coronavirus lockdown, and schools will reopen in September, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in a newspaper..
EU's amorphous recovery fund bails out Italian PM, for nowPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte, struggling to map a way out of Italy's coronavirus crisis and facing political fire from all sides, has won much-needed breathing space from the European Union.
Italy PM calls for EU solidarity in support of coronabondsItalian Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte has repeated calls for the European Union to issue common euro zone bonds to demonstrate the bloc's solidarity in tackling the coronavirus crisis.
Italy PM extends virus lockdown, says euro zone rescue plan inadequateItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday extended a nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus until May 3, though he said a few types of shops would be allowed to re-open next week.
Italy extends coronavirus lockdown until May 3: Prime MinisterItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday the government was extending the nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus until May 3, though a few types of shops would be allowed to re-open..
Italy may relax some coronavirus measures by end of April: ConteItaly may start gradually lifting some restrictions in place to contain the new coronavirus by the end of April, provided the spread of the disease continues to slow, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told..
Giuseppe Conte: EU needs to help coronavirus hit countriesItalian PM Giuseppe Conte tells the BBC EU leaders need to rise to the challenge of the pandemic.
Italy 'considering' relaxing coronavirus measuresItalian PM Giuseppe Conte said he might begin to relax some measures by the end of this month.
Italian PM Conte promises to boost coronavirus support packageItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte pledged additional support for the economy on Wednesday that could double the 25 billion euro ($27 billion) package announced earlier this month to deal with the..
Italy PM hikes lockdown fines, hopes to lift restrictions soonThe Italian government has hiked fines for people who defy a lockdown order, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday, adding that he hoped he could start lifting the restrictions shortly.
Italy to shut all non-strategic business activities until April 3: PM ContePrime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday that all Italian businesses must close until April 3, with the exception of those essential to maintaining the country's supply chain, in the latest..
Italian PM says EU must use 500 billion euro rescue fund during virus outbreak - FTItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in an interview that the European Union must use "the full firepower" of its 500 billion euro ($534.10 billion) rescue fund to confront Europe's economic..
Italy set to prolong anti-coronavirus lockdown: PM Conte to paperItaly will remain under lockdown beyond previous deadlines due to expire later this month and in early April, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday, in ongoing efforts to try beat Coronavirus..
Italy PM says coronavirus 'tsunami' won't leave any EU state untouched - sourceItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told his fellow European Union leaders on Tuesday that coronavirus was causing a "socio-economic tsunami" across Europe and that dedicated bonds may be needed to..
Coronavirus: Italy shuts nearly all shops as WHO declares pandemicPM Conte says only food shops and chemists will stay open, as the WHO says coronavirus is a pandemic.
Italy PM Conte toughens coronavirus lockdown with new measuresPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte added new restrictions on Wednesday to the lockdown imposed to fight the coronavirus after figures showed Italy posting the highest daily increase in deaths of any country..
Italy to ramp up spending on coronavirus as death toll soars to 827Italy will ramp up spending to soften the blow from coronavirus and could restrict movement further to slow its spread, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, as the death toll jumped 31% in..
Italy to ramp up spending on coronavirus, further restrictions possibleItaly will ramp up spending to help the economy cope with the impact of the coronavirus, earmarking 25 billion euros ($28.3 billion) to tackle the growing crisis, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on..
Factbox: Italy orders nationwide lockdown to combat back coronavirusThe whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown until next month, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday, in an unprecedented new attempt to beat coronavirus in Europe's worst-affected..
UK advises Britons against non-essential travel to ItalyBritain's Foreign Office on Monday advised https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy Britons against all but essential travel to Italy after Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the whole..
Italy extends coronavirus lockdown to whole country as new cases surgeThe whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown until next month, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday, in an unprecedented and unexpected new attempt to beat coronavirus in Europe's..
Movement restricted across Italy in dramatic coronavirus crackdown: PMMovement across Italy will be sharply restricted within hours, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Monday, in an unprecedented clampdown aimed at beating the coronavirus in Europe's..
Italy extends coronavirus measures nationwideItaly's PM Conte says coronavirus measures, including a ban on gatherings, is being extended to the whole country.
Italy pledges 'massive shock therapy' to face coronavirus impactItalian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte promised "massive shock therapy" to overcome the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, after his government shut off much of the country's industrial and business..