The European Commission on Tuesday will discuss the Italian budget at a meeting of commissioners.... the first formal step of a procedure that could end in the rejection of Italy's budget plan and imposition of fines on the country. "This is the first Italian budget that was written in Rome and not in Brussels".
"It doesn't surprise me: it's the first Italian move that has been decided in Rome and not in Brussels!"
The Italian government's decision is part of its aim to deliver on campaign promises made by the coalition partners, the populist 5 Star Movement and League parties.
Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said the government was convinced it was "in the right".
Commission Vice-President for the Euro Valdis Dombrovskis said Italy's response to the commission's concerns was "not sufficient" to assuage fears and the euro's rules were the same for everybody.
The EU executive warned last week in a letter to Rome that the budget represented an "unprecedented" deviation from Italy's previous fiscal commitments, while Italian ministers have traded insults with commissioners. "These are things that will anger Italians even more and then people complain that the popularity of the European Union is at its lowest", he told journalists.
The Commission believes Italy's growth assumptions are overly optimistic making the debt reduction plan questionable.
Under EU law, Italy should cut its public debt every year by 1/20 of the difference between 60 percent of GDP and its current size, counted on average over three years - in Italy's case meaning several percent of GDP a year.
The 29-year-old shot 44.9 percent from the field, 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free-throw line. It was the 68th time Westbrook has recorded at least 30 points and 10 rebounds in a game, according to Basketball-Reference .
She served as a visiting federal appeals court judge, spoke on issues she cared about and founded her own education organization. She said she would remain living in Phoenix, where she returned when she left the court in 2005.
He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme he hoped "police would want to take action in such an extraordinarily unacceptable case". Mrs Gayle, a 77-year-old member of the Windrush generation, said the incident had left her feeling "really depressed".
Voici quelques données clés sur cette prouesse d'ingénierie qui rapproche les deux rives de l'estuaire de la Rivière des Perles. Le chantier a notamment été émaillé de retards, de poursuites pour corruption et d'une explosion des coûts.
Un amendement avait été voté en août 2018, au moment de la réforme de la Coupe Davis, lui permettant de conserver sa place. Sauf que le règlement de l'ITF stipule qu'une personne condamnée ne peut rester au sein du board.
Une aubaine pour la " nouvelle " équipe Force India, qui devra aussi composer avec Lance Stroll, pilote pour le moins irrégulier. Le nouvel investissement de l'équipe me donne confiance, et je suis vraiment excité pour l'avenir.
If you find yourself asking the same question about blackface as Kelly, consider reading this Huffington Post essay written by Dr. Leonard, a professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender and Race Studies at Washington State University.
Après une augmentation légère de 10 à 30 centimes intervenue le 2 juillet, certains paquets augmentent, quand d'autres diminuent. Si vous êtes un adepte du tabac à rouler, il faudra débourser environ une dizaine d'euros.
Facebook has for some time previewed next-generation PC-based VR hardware that it is developing under the "Half Dome" code name. But Systrom hinted there might have been some discord brewing in Facebook during an appearance last week.
Moscou : Mannarino cède en finale contre Khachanov
Pour changer votre pseudo (une fois inscrit), il faut se rendre sur la page de votre profil disqus et changer la case 'Name'. Après Marseille en février, Khachanov a remporté dimanche son deuxième titre de la saison.
FICO making changes to boost credit scores
It would potentially improve the credit score of many Americans, particularly those with weak credit or limited credit history. A new way to calculate your FICO score could lead borrowers to having higher numbers.
Un engin explosif retrouvé chez George Soros
La police a transmis le dossier en question au FBI, qui n'a pas immédiatement répondu aux demandes de commentaires. Il se trouvait dans la boîte aux lettres et a été neutralisé par les forces de sécurité.