Pope Francis said he exchanged letters with Chinese President Xi Jinping a year ago and that the Vatican has relations with the Asian nation, according to an interview with newspaper Corriere Della Sera.
Five different drivers took the checkered flag during the Formula One season last year. The winning cars all had one thing in common -- brakes or clutches supplied by Italian auto-parts maker Brembo SpA.
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA’s shares fluctuated in Milan trading after its biggest shareholder overruled Chairman Alessandro Profumo to delay a 3 billion-euro ($4.1 billion) stock sale until at least May.
Fiat SpA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne may introduce new models next year, including a Lancia Ypsilon subcompact, to boost European sales, Corriere della Sera reported, without saying how it got the information.