The Ice Music festival began on Saturday evening in Italy's Val di Sole ski resort.
"Yellow vests, don't give up!", wrote Five Star Movement leader and Italian vice-PM Di Maio in an open letter to the French grassroots movement.
Schools may stay closed as waste piles up.
A top North Korean diplomat has sparked defection rumours after it was revealed that he's gone into hiding with family by South Korea's intelligence agency
Ciao, textbooks! How robots are helping teach at one school in Italy
Pope Francis impressed everyone on Wednesday (January 2) with his basketball twirling skills, helped by a group of Cuban circus performers who joined him at his weekly general audience in the Vatican.
The painting, stolen by Nazi troops in 1943, is now in the hands of a German family who demands payment for its return.
At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, Italy said goodbye to cotton buds, as the New Year ushered in the country's latest push to eliminate single-use plastic products.
Daytrippers as well as overnight guests will soon have to pay to visit the Italian city of Venice
The budget fixes the deficit at 2%, but lacks innovation and runs scared of EU spending limits, while some say despite the government's claims of reforms, it is business as usual.
Shrugs off criticisms to pass 2019 budget that bows to Brussels and does not go nearly as far with public spending increases as first planned.
The Italian parliament passed the government's 2019 budget following last week's deal with the European Union, averting sanctions and fines on Rome.
A session in the Italian parliament's lower house was marred by scuffles between MPs over the 2019 budget bill.
The 2018 Innovation Radar Prize has been won by an Italian startup project that seeks to recycle a much greater proportion of plastic waste
18 African penguins get a new home at Rome zoo
A huge plume of smoke continued to rise from Mount Etna on Wednesday (December 26) after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit an area north of Catania, damaging buildings and injuring about 30 people.
A man died after being hit by an SUV amid clashes between fans ahead of a football match in Milan, Italy on Wednesday evening
An earthquake triggered by Italy's Mount Etna volcano jolted eastern Sicily, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes
Euronews’ Anelise Borges was the only TV journalist on board the rescue vessel Aquarius when it found itself at the centre of one of the most divisive crises Europe had faced in 2018.
2018 review: Genoa still suffering from Morandi bridge tragedy