Giuseppe Conte's government has survived a no-confidence vote in the Italian Senate after winning a similar vote in the lower house on Monday.
Explosions from Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, sent lava rocks flying into the air and left orange streams oozing down the slopes.
Scientists claim the practice has beneficial effects on conservation and wildlife protection.
The Russian President takes part in a traditional Orthodox ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany every year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with regional leaders on Tuesday to discuss imposing stricter measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission.
"This is going to remain a fragile government based on a rather brittle majority," said political scientist Giovanni Orsina
The UK recorded 1,610 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Rival heavily armed groups were gathering near government buildings in Richmond, Virginia, ahead of planned protests against Wednesday's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington. Lobby Day brings Second Amendment protesters to Richmond every year.
A six-metre-high blimp depicting a nappy-wearing baby Donald Trump has been added to the Museum of London's collection.
Boris Johnson has promised a compensation fund for seafood exporters hit by post-Brexit bureaucracy, but describes their difficulties as "teething problems".
In normal times, people pack out the National Mall to watch the presidential inauguration. Amid the COVID pandemic, flags are taking centre stage.
According to the ONS, 12.7 per cent of the population in England would have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies by the end of 2020.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said "it is currently impossible to ensure the welfare of teams, spectators and officials while holding a World Championship in Belarus."