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Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

As world leaders gather in France's Basque Country, European negotiators are set to dig in their heels against Trump.

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

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Will Matteo Salvini be Italy's next prime minister?

Far-right leader wants to force snap vote as his League party is gaining popularity for its tough stance on immigration.

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Italy opposition open to coalition talks with rival Five Star

Amid political crisis, Democratic Party sets out conditions for possible deal with Five Star to stave off early vote.

Italy opposition open to coalition talks with rival Five Star

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Italy leads European share bounce, with Fiat-Renault talks on tap

Milan's FTSE MIB index rebounds after big losses as economists look to Fed's Jackson Hole meeting in US for key signals.

Italy leads European share bounce, with Fiat-Renault talks on tap

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Spain may fine Open Arms rescue ship $1m

The Open Arms saga has not ended with the Italian prosecutor's order to bring the scores of rescued people ashore.

Open Arms rescue ship faces $1m fine from Spain

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Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

Russia was pushed out of the G8 in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

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Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

Italy's president will now decide whether to call new elections or ask parties to form a new government.

Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

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Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

The Open Arms vessel has been stranded off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa for six days.

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

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Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Announcement by Madrid comes as 15 refugees stuck on Open Arms rescue vessel jump overboard and try to swim ashore.

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

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Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside

The collapse of Italy's populist coalition and resulting political instability are making investors uneasy.

Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside

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Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Far-right interior minister hopes to trigger elections by forcing Prime Minister Conte to resign on Tuesday.

Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Spain

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

On standoff's 18th day, Open Arms calls Spanish offer to allow ship disembark at port 1,000km away 'incomprehensible'.

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

Spain

Migrant rescue vessel declines Spain's offer to dock in Algeciras

Open Arms says conditions for 107 migrants on board too dire to make 6-day journey to the Spanish port.

Migrant rescue vessel declines Spain's offer to dock in Algeciras

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'Many tears' as Italy lets stranded minors leave rescue ship

Far-right minister buckles to pressure and allows 27 unaccompanied children to disembark from refugee rescue vessel.

'Many tears' as Italy lets stranded minors leave rescue ship

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Six EU nations to take in migrants: Italy's PM

The Italian prime minister has also accused Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of being obsessed with blocking immigration.