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.
"This is going to remain a fragile government based on a rather brittle majority," said political scientist Giovanni Orsina
Italy's prime minister is fighting for political survival after former leader Matteo Renzi pulled his party's support from the government.
Guiseppe Conte is fighting for political survival after former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pulled his party's support from the government last Wednesday.
Rather than intrepid animals scaling the building to walk on the roof, it seems the creatures walked across the terracottas when they were originally made.
The play will be performed for one night only when theatres are allowed to reopen across Italy.
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The sinkhole, which was 20 metres deep and opened up at dawn, could have been caused by recent heavy rainfall, according to firefighters.
After two months of closed classrooms, Italian primary, middle and secondary school students return to the classrooms. But 50% of older student will still have to rely on distance learning.
In the Tuscan coastal city of Livorno, a social project matches young migrants with elderly residents in need of help or companionship.
Loud fireworks and firecrackers in neighbourhoods that the birds tend to nest has been blamed for their sudden deaths.
Divers jumped off the Cavour Bridge into Rome’s Tiber river on New Year’s Day, keeping up the annual tradition that has been going on for decades.
It's a New Year's Day tradition in the Italian capital.