With two months still to go, the deaths of refugees and migrants crossing to Europe has hit an all-time high
While the EU’s political heavyweights are scrambling to find a common position ahead of talks with Britain about its departure from the bloc, an obscure linguistic conundrum has shed light on the scal
Italy's Monte dei Paschi says its restructuring plan includes writing off bad loans, job cuts and raising five billion euros in new capital.
Former World Cup winning coach Marcello Lippi has come out of retirement to take over the helm of the Chinese national football team.
Switzerland’s Lara Gut began the new Alpine Skiing World Cup season in style by dominating the opening Giant Slalom in Soelden, Austria.
They were picked up off one large boat, three smaller ones and 20 rubber vessels.
The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.
Olympiacos Piraeus thrashed Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday to notch up their first win of the new campaign.
Libya and Italy are reportedly close to a deal aimed at curbing the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean.
A delivery van with 17 Africans crammed inside was intercepted close to Ventimiglia, which has become known as Italy's "mini Calais".
It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…
First days in life can be hard Premature babies are under close monitoring but doctors lack tools to measure oxygenation and blood flow in the brain An innovative optical instrument is being tested to
Angela Caponnetto, spent a week on board the “Aquarius” ship, run by the Franco-German organization SOS Méditerranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without…
The funeral of Italian Nobel-winning playwright Dario Fo has been held in Milan Author of ‘‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’‘ and more than 70 other plays, Fo’s political activities saw him banned f
The Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo has died at the age of 90. Fo, famous for his cutting political satire in plays such
Italy has slammed fellow European Union members for not doing enough to take their share of refugees.
Senior EU ministers condemn Russia's role in Aleppo - but say the priority is to stop the bombing, not impose sanctions on Moscow.
Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon added another trophy to his long list of individual accolades this week when he was awarded the 2016 international Golden Foot…
A probe into suspected transnational tax fraud to the tune of an estimated one billion dollars (900 million euros) has led to the detention of 29 people in Italy and other EU…
Students in dozens of cities across Italy have marched against education policies and reform one year after they were laid out by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Dry land is a welcome sight after being left adrift in flimsy boats in the open sea. The Italian coastguard says they carried out six separate rescue operations on Wednesday. 11,000 were rescued on Mo
More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday off the coast of Libya. It brings the total rescued in the last 48 hours to nearly 11,000. Three babies were also born on board ship.
Pope Francis has made a surprise visit to Amatrice and other towns in central Italy devastated by an earthquake six weeks ago.