Europa e economia
Italy Building Anti-EU Axis

” A journey that will continue in the coming months for a different Europe, for a change of the European Commission, of European policies, which puts at the center the right to life, work, health, safety, all that the European elites, financed by [billionaire Hungarian philanthropist George] Soros and represented by Macron, deny….” — Matteo Salvini, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior. “Both President Macron and Mrs. Merkel have expressed frustration at the rise of populism and… (Continua a leggere)

Brits to vote again? Brexit delay creates headache for Europe

BRUSSELS  – Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their votes for an EU parliament they had decided to leave. Britain is scheduled to quit the European Union on March 29, two months before citizens of the other 27 EU states elect a new European Parliament. But with Prime Minister Theresa May looking unlikely to win British parliamentary backing next week for her EU… (Continua a leggere)

Government Hands No-Deal Brexit Contract To 'Ferry Company With No Ferries'

‘Take the threat of a no-deal Brexit off the table’. The government’s no-deal Brexit preparations have been criticised after it was revealed a firm contracted to run extra ferries has never run a ferry service. Seaborne Freight has been awarded a £13.8 million contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend. The BBC has reported that a local councillor said it would be impossible to launch before quitting the European Union because it had “never moved a single truck… (Continua a leggere)

Si annunciano tempi duri per gli evasori fiscali

Intensificazione degli accertamenti e incrocio dei dati per individuare chi evade. La Legge di Bilancio, al voto dell’aula Consiliare, prevede anche sanzioni penali più pesanti. Entro aprile nuovi strumenti operativi San Marino. È un’azione decisa contro i redditi sommersi, quella che il Governo ha intenzione di portare avanti già dai primi mesi dell’anno. La nuova Legge di Bilancio prevede una puntuale programmazione annuale degli accertamenti fiscali, che saranno svolti secondo precisi criteri selettivi e sulla scorta di informazioni che deriveranno… (Continua a leggere)

Bce, Draghi agli studenti: "L'Euro è fondamentale per la stabilità"

Il presidente della Bce, Mario Draghi è intervenuto alla Scuola superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa in occasione del conferimento di un PhD honoris causa “Mi sento più orgoglioso di essere italiano”. Così Mario Draghi, presidente della Bce, all’inizio del suo discorso in occasione del conferimento di un PhD honoris causa da parte del Sant’Anna di Pisa. Draghi si riferiva all’intervento (“parole molto belle”) di un rappresentante degli studenti, sulle sfide e le difficoltà e il senso di smarrimento nella crisi. “Quello che posso… (Continua a leggere)

Investors recalibrate chances of Brexit reversal after May defeats

LONDON – U.S. investment bank J.P. Morgan said on Wednesday the chances of Britain calling off its divorce from the European Union had increased after a string of humiliating parliamentary defeats for Prime Minister Theresa May cast new doubt over her plan to quit the bloc and sent sterling higher. Britain’s pro-Brexit trade minister Liam Fox also said it was now possible that Brexit would not happen. There was a real danger that parliament would try to “steal” Brexit from… (Continua a leggere)

Turkey to start drilling on Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone

Turkey tries to provoke Greece and Cyprus again. The spokesperson of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Hami Aksoy, responding to a question regarding the commencement of operations of the American Exxon Mobil company in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), said that Turkey will start its own operations in “licensed areas of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”. The Turkish Foreign Ministry, repeated its warning to all companies that take part in Cyprus’ natural gas and oil exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean… (Continua a leggere)

Italy sticks to its guns in revised budget submitted to EU

The Italian government defended again its decision to present an expansive budget. Italy defied Brussels again on Tuesday (13 November) as Finance Minister Giovanni Tria presented only a slightly modified draft budget, despite the European Commission rejecting the previous spending plan in an unprecedented decision. The fresh Italian draft budget arrived 22 minutes late at 00:22 am according to EU sources and barely differs from the previous text. The only novelty this time is the government’s decision to raise the… (Continua a leggere)

Brexit emergency summit set for 25th November in Brussels to confirm Theresa May's deal

Irish PM says summit would be held later this month if UK Cabinet agrees to draft . EU leaders would gather in Brussels later this month to confirm Theresa May’s Brexit deal if her Cabinet approves the latest draft, Ireland’s prime minister has said. Leo Varadkar told the Irish parliament that the date of the planned summit was now 25 November, a Sunday. He also revealed that a draft text on the 500-page agreement could be made public on Wednesday evening if discussions… (Continua a leggere)

Greece is a top choice for Chinese property investors

They are leading the industry boom Greece has become one of the most lucrative markets for Chinese property investors, as the extremely low prices of land, coupled with one of Europe’s most generous “golden visa” schemes, which provides a renewable five-year residence permit in exchange for a 250,000 euro investment in real estate are not easy to pass up. As Reuters’s Angeliki Koutantou reports, that’s enough to buy a three-bedroom apartment in the capital with a view to the Acropolis… (Continua a leggere)