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EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

The European Union may need to scale down plans to boost growth and mitigate the social impact of a slowdown if it fails to quickly agree on a long-term budget, European officials said on Monday ...

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.