PALERMO – Rita Borsellino, the sister of the judge killed by the mafia in 1992 has died at the age of 72 in Palermo after fighting an illness in intensive care, doctors said on Friday.
GENOA - As family and friends flood into the Genoa hospital morgue, the post-mortem identification is taking place despite many of the bodies being unrecognisable, confirm investigators.
ROME - A strong earthquake tremor measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale was felt throughout south central Italy Thursday evening, seismologists said.
ROME – Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has blamed the concessionaire for toll motorways Autostrade d’Italia for the tragedy in Genoa earlier this week and has called to revoke concession, cau
ROME - Finger-pointing has heated up as political leaders pin responsibility to private road companies, as the death toll rises to 39, report government officials.
VALLETTA - Once again European governments have ignored the NGO rescue ship, the Aquarius, as the crew request the opening of a safe port to disembark rescued persons, SOS Mediterranean officials
ROME – Italy’s Health Minister Giulia Grillo will go ahead on the announced plan and confirm that parents can self-certify their children’s vaccinations in the next academic year; however, many mem
ROME – A total of 400 million euros has been seized by the special anti-Mafia agency DIA from the former Sicilian MP Giuseppe Acanto, allegedly linked to Italian Mafia gang Cosa Nostra, authorities
ROME - Daisy Osakue, the record holder for under 23 discus throwing, has qualified for the final of the sport in the European Athletic Championships in Berlin, officials said on Thursday.
ROME - Two children have been killed and their 49-year-old mother has been lef
ROME – Customs police in Palermo followed and seized a ship holding around 20 tonnes of cannabis before arresting the entire crew, officials said on Thursday.
ROME – Police in Palermo have taken 11 people into custody after investigating two criminal organisations who injured victims in order to cheat insurance companies, officials said on Wednesday.
CASERTA - Mauro Felicori, manager of the Royal Palace of Caserta in Southern Italy, will retire on October 31 due to ‘age reasons’, authorities said on Wednesday.
FOGGIA - The prime minister and vice-premier attended meetings in Foggia, Puglia, to follow investigations into farm labourers’ working rights, and the illegality behind the sector in Italy, govern
COURMAYEUR - A Milanese married couple has died after they were hit by a landslide whilst driving through Val Ferret at the foot of Mont Blanc, local rescue workers said.
ROME – Spain has opened its port in Algeciras to the 87 migrants on board Open Arms’ charity ship, which had been stranded at sea with nowhere to disembark, coastal authorities said on Tuesday.
LESINA - Illegal workers were killed in a road accident involving a labourers’ vehicle and a lorry in Apulia, local Carabinieri say.
ZUNGRI - The Carabinieri brought a religious procession in Zungri to a halt to prevent a suspected ‘Ndrangheta boss from leading the celebrations.
ROME - The three men who attacked Daisy Osakue last week, an Italian record-holder for under 23 discus throwing,
NAPLES - A Senegalese street seller was shot at by two assailants with a pistol in Naples, which left him injured in one of his legs, report State Police officials.