EU attacks Italian women


The unelected European Commission ordered Italy on Thursday to immediately raise the age at which female civil servants are eligible for the state pension by five years: here.

Italy reeled under the impact of a general strike on Friday as trade unionists and their allies took to the streets to defend the welfare state against the Berlusconi government’s plans to slash public spending by £20 billion: here.

The current corruption scandals in Italy far exceed those involved in the so-called Tangentopoli swamp of 1991, and a succession of ministers and state secretaries has already resigned: here.

Only EU bankers benefit from Greek spending cuts: here.

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