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They are mayors. They took a stand against the mafia and are now threatened.
The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.
Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Venice was the scene of a colourful and noisy protest on Sunday as a small armada of boats turned out to draw attention to large cruise ships which are allowed to pass through the Italian city’s…
More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.
Italy is marking Fertility Day to promote family planning and parenthood.
Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, reportedly alongside a Canadian national.
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
The former president, prime minister and central bank governor of Italy played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency. His funeral will be held on Monday.
The US government has paid over €1 million to the family of a 37 year-old Italian aid worker who was killed by a US drone attack whilst being held hostage in…
Former Italian president, prime minister and central bank governor Carlo Azeglio Ciampi has died at the age of 95.
New chief executive Marco Morelli has taken over at struggling Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena which has to raise five billion euros to survive.
It's back to school for the children of Amatrice, the Italian town hardest hit by last month's deadly earthquake.
Clashes broke out on Monday night (Sept 12) in Naples between police and protesters demonstrating against a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
The Italian town of Amatrice is suing French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for depicting earthquake victims as pasta dishes.
Amatrice Town Council has filed a petition against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo for ‘aggravated defamation’ after it published a cartoon showing the victims of last month’s earthquake in I
Some 3,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the weekend.
Georgiana and Pietro have been rescued from the rubble of their respective homes more than two weeks after the tremor struck.
She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.
Italian firefighters are using drones and robots in quake-destroyed buildings in central Italy, to avoid the need for emergency crews to go into unstable…
Modern-day Sagrada Familia It is a modern-day Sagrada Familia that has been taking shape for more than half a century in the small town of Mejorada del Campo, on the outskirts of…
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…