LUCCA – Four students between the ages of 15 and 16 have been placed under criminal investigation by police as video footage of them threatening and insulting a teacher goes viral, officials say.
TRAPANI – The Cosa Nostra Sicilian mafia network, spearheaded by the highly sought-after Matteo Messina Denaro, was hit hard on Thursday morning, suffering a further setback after authorities confi
ROME – Forza Italia’s Elisabetta Casellati is due to report to the Quirinale on Friday with regard to the ‘exploratory mandate’ Italian President Sergio Mattarella entrusted her with.
ROME -- Italian President Sergio Mattarella summoned elegant Senate Speaker Maria Elisabette Casellati to the Quirinal Palace Wednesday where he was expected to offer the Forza Italia politician a
BARI – Austacio Busto, a politician battling corruption in southern Italy, received an uncommon threatening letter written in ancient Greek on Saturday.
ROME – Italian President Sergio Mattarella acknowledged a second week of defeat in a closing statement to end another round of inconclusive government-formation consultations.
ROME – The reflective pause imposed by Italian President Sergio Mattarella was brought to a close on Thursday as the League’s Nicola Molteni was appointed chair of the Lower House special committee
CATANIA – A Sicilian mafia clan plotted the assassination of journalist, Paolo Borrometi, in order to halt his interfering investigations into their activities, a judge said on Tuesday.
NAPLES – Student Giada de Filippo threw herself off the roof of the university complex of Monte Sant’Angelo during the graduation ceremony at Federico II University on Monday, university authoriti
ROME – An earthquake in central Italy, reaching 4.6 in magnitude, has reawakened fears of the three tremors in August and October 2016, which ripped through Lazio, Umbria and Marche, taking 299 liv
VIBO VALENTIA – A former local election candidate, Matteo Vinci, who campaigned in the region of Calabria, has been killed in a car explosion, police said on Tuesday.
NAPLES – Eight members of the Neapolitan criminal organisation, the Camorra, have been arrested following a breakaway from the group’s leadership to enter the illegal drug trade.
ROME – An Italian Navy helicopter has crashed into the Mediterranean during an overnight “Mare Sicuro” (Safe Sea) training drill, carried out with five crew members.
PALERMO – The League has come under fire after two party members were arrested in Sicily, tied up under allegations of deals to trade employment for votes during the regional elections last year.
BRSCIA – Previous offender, Cosimo Balsamo, has killed two businessmen in the north of Italy, at separate locations, before escaping and eventually committing suicide.