UPDATE 1-Italy deregulation plan faces immediate protests


(Adds consumer group reactions, paragraphs 11-13) By Philip Pullella ROME, Jan 26 (Reuters) - An ambitious Italian deregulation plan to boost competition and lower prices was welcomed by consumers but ran into opposition on Friday when petrol station operators called 14 days of potentially crippling strikes. Approved late on Thursday night after a marathon meeting of Prime Minister Romano Prodi's cabinet, the plan affects everything from the opening hours of hairdressers, to bank and ...

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