Like many countries in Europe, Italy is struggling with problems of its own making following sleaze, scandal and corruption, although it has received
Italians go to the polls on 24-25 February to vote in an early election, which could determine whether Italy heads out of deep recession or drags
The 61-year-old leader of the Italian Left, Pier Luigi Bersani, is a former Communist from a staunchly Catholic family and the son of a petrol
Two years ago, one of Italy’s most powerful crime groups, the ‘Ndrangheta, found some 40 of its associates put behind bars in the capital of the
Already known in front of the camera, the Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta is also making her way in Hollywood as a film producer.
Young people in Italy are finding it more and more difficult to make their way into the job-market. Nationwide, unemployment is on the rise, and
He is one of the last icons of Italian cinema and theatre.
Franco Zeffirelli, who turns 90 this year, welcomes us inside his home.
Productivity is Italy’s biggest problem and will be the next government’s biggest challenge.
Industrial production is down, and labour
Ask any tourist, from New York to Beijing, to name an Italian monument. The answer will probably be the Colosseum. With nearly 2,000 years of
Italian Erasmus Students are angry: they won’t be able to vote in the general elections on February 24-25 because of what is seen as a flaw in
Italy’s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has launched a scathing attack on leading European parliamentarians within his own centre-right