KMC » 1am - Feb 4, 2013
Italy's unemployment rate is close to the eurozone average at just over 11 per cent - the economy's been in recession since the middle of 2011.
One company that's planning a big expansion is the U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's, which plans to open 100 more restaurants in Italy by 2015.
But the promise of more McJobs serving Happy Meals doesn't make everyone happy.
Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Rome.