January 10, 2013
Italian lawyer Giandomenico De Tullio presents the legal ins and outs of investing in off-plan properties in Italy.
January 9, 2013
ROME - The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Italy for the state of its prisons, which infringe prisoners’ human rights.
January 8, 2013
ROME -- For the last year all parties and leaders agreed the 2005 electoral law was unjust, inappropriate and should be changed.
January 7, 2013
ROME - Italy’s flagship airline is flagging, with rumours of an Air France takeover causing uproar from Italian politicians.
January 4, 2013
VERONA - In July 2005, I argued that the Italian government should cut the cash it hands out to Italian Universities - Mario Monti’s government did just that.
December 31, 2012
TRIESTE – To understand the roots of left-wing and right-wing terrorism, one might very well start from the three regions of the Triveneto -- Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto and Trentino Alto Adige
December 28, 2012
ROME --A loan deal of 150 million euro from the European Investment Bank for Acquedotto Pugliese spa signed this month will bolster Apulia's economy.
December 27, 2012
AGRIGENTO, Sicily -- They call them the “Patriarchs of the Valley of the Temples.” The trunks twist, suspended between sky and earth, expressing pain and suffering from the night of time.
December 26, 2012
ROME-- This week two young men arrived at Ciampino Airport, the only passengers on a special government flight.
December 23, 2012
ROME -- The sage Lord Palmerston reckoned that “The function of government is to calm, rather than to excite agitation”-- That sums up Mario Monti’s approach.
December 21, 2012
ROME—Mario Monti, the Italian Prime Minister, handed in his resignation to President Giorgio Napolitano Friday, at the end of a “difficult but fascinating 13 months,” in office.
December 18, 2012
ROME -- The European Commission is preparing infringement proceedings against Italy for discrimination against British lecturers working in Italian universities, diplomatic sources say.
December 17, 2012
ROME - Politics is about power and policy, the two motivations for anyone to get involved.
December 13, 2012
ROME - This was a question that came in today, similar to many others - Do you think that Mario Monti might run as a political candidate? If yes, how and with whom?
December 11, 2012
ROME - A tactless remark from a cabinet minister was the cue for Silvio Berlusconi to storm back onto center-stage. The consequences for Italy and for the rest of Europe are likely to be dire.
December 10, 2012
ROME - On the Italian chessboard a year of positioning is moving rapidly towards a conclusion.
December 5, 2012
ROME - An outcry over corrupt governments ousted several leaders last year but levels of abuse of power, bribery and secret dealings are still very high in many countries.
The Italian justice system doesn’t have the best reputation, but just like in Italian politics, we keep looking for a sign of change. And sometimes we find it.
December 3, 2012
SIENA - Ten good reasons to visit this Tuscan hill town, from the language to the religion via the sports-crazed and the Christmas spirit.
November 28, 2012
ROME - Nine Somalians were found guilty of piracy and given prison sentences by an Italian court.
November 27, 2012
ROME- Italy’s real GDP growth is to fall further in 2013, the OECD has forecast.
November 23, 2012
ROME - A 15-year-old committed suicide after receiving mocking comments which can be interpreted as homophobic.
November 22, 2012
ROME – The police have discovered burnt remains which they believe to belong to Lea Garofalo, murdered by the mafia in 2009.
ROME – Ten Tottenham Hotspur supporters, in Rome for a football match, were injured in an anti-semitic attack Thursday morning. One was seriously hurt.
November 21, 2012
ROME - Mystery still shrouds the kidnapping of ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi's accountant as facts emerge a month later.
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