Israel's likely next step?

With the Palestinians bidding for statehood, Israel finds itself once again in the eye of the storm at the UN. To gauge the mood within the country


Italy reeling after downgrade

Italy is in shock, coming to terms with the news that it is now less credit-worthy than Slovakia. The ratings agency Standard and Poor’s says the


Italy dominate Russia in Nelson

Italy notched up their first win at this year’s Rugby World Cup after a emphatic 53-17 triumph over debutants Russia. Captain Sergio Parisse was in

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India: jewel encrusted car

The world’s first gold and jewellery encrusted car – a tiny Tata Nano – was unveiled in Mumbai on Monday as a tribute to 5,000 years of Indian