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2006-06-26 14:42:36

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Italians resoundingly rejected a proposal to overhaul Italy's constitution on Monday as voters rewarded the new government and delivered a fresh blow to former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi two months after he lost power.

2006-06-26 09:40:09

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Italian voters appeared to have rejected constitutional reforms that would have strengthened the prime minister's powers and given regions greater autonomy, early ballot counting showed on Monday.

2006-06-26 08:10:35

ROME (Reuters) - Italian voters appear to have rejected constitutional reforms that would have strengthened the prime minister's powers and given regions greater autonomy, according to television opinion poll.

2006-06-26 03:47:05

By Nelson Graves ROME (Reuters) - Italy held a second day of voting on Monday in a referendum that could rewrite the constitution to strengthen the prime minister's powers and give regions greater autonomy.

2006-06-25 03:54:44

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Italians began voting on Sunday in a two-day referendum that could herald the biggest constitutional shake-up in half a century if Prime Minister Romano Prodi fails to convince the country to reject it.

2006-06-23 12:30:36

By James Eve and Riccardo Fabiani ROME (Reuters) - Top football teams, officials and referees charged in Italy's match-fixing scandal declared their innocence on Friday ahead of a sports trial that may lead to the relegation of champions Juventus.

2006-05-31 09:35:00

A move by the new center-left government suggesting it might break with the conservative past by favoring embryonic stem cell research caused a political storm in Italy on Wednesday.

2006-05-30 02:34:56

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left coalition swept three big cities in Italy's local polls, comfortably passing its first test at the ballot box since its narrow victory in last month's general election.

2006-05-29 10:42:29

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left bloc, in its first test since narrowly winning a general election, looked set on Monday to sweep at least three major cities in mayoral races, according to projected results.

2006-05-29 09:28:37

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left bloc, in its first test since winning April general elections, looked set on Monday to sweep at least three major cities in mayoral races, according to a poll after the vote.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.