Amanda Knox’s defense in her retrial on a murder charge may get a boost today when a team of forensics experts takes the stand in an Italian court to present its findings on a kitchen knife that may have been used in the 2007 killing of her roommate.
Nathaniel Rothschild said the investment in soccer club Inter Milan by a former Bumi Plc director who is due to return $173 million to the coal producer demonstrates the company’s inaction in recovering missing funds.
The head of Italy’s postal service, which is helping bankroll an Alitalia SpA rescue, plans to meet his counterpart at Air France-KLM Group to sway the Italian carrier’s biggest investor to buy into a capital increase.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s government teetered on the verge of collapse after allies of former leader Silvio Berlusconi, led by Deputy Premier Angelino Alfano, said they planned to quit the cabinet.
Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse and two of its most senior executives have lost the confidence of shareholders. Thanks to Mario Draghi’s promises, bond investors see the turmoil as more of a blip than a crisis.