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Market jitters as Italy's Salvini rejects EU budget discipline rules

Market jitters as Italy's Salvini rejects EU budget discipline rules

Italy's far-right deputy premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has vowed to ignore eurozone budget discipline rules, amid surging risk indicators for Italian government debt.

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy's government threatened on Friday to withhold next year's contributions to the EU budget if Brussels failed to resolve a standoff over the fate of immigrants stranded for four days in an Italian port.