ROME – Almost one quarter of Italian children are at risk of poverty according to record figures announced by Save the Children.
PISA – Yet again, suicide has hit the headlines in Italy after a 40-year-old woman jumped to her death from the fourth storey of the Tower of Pisa.
ROME-- An anarchist group has claimed responsibility for the kneecapping of a nuclear boss in Genoa last week, and threatened further attacks.
ROME-- Several people have been injured in a confrontation between protestors against tax collection agency Equitalia and riot police.
ROME-- A 32 year-old man was murdered and two others wounded in a Camorra assassination ten miles north of Naples.
ROME -- A woman who claims to have attended one of Berlusconi’s infamous “bunga bunga” parties told the court of the sex games that took place there including the simulation of oral sex on a statue
ROME-- The managing director of power company Ansaldo Nucleare was injured in an attack which has been linked to anarchist terror group Brigate Rosse.
ROME-- A Piedmontese town has been praised by President Giorgio Napolitano for its decision to confer honorary citizenship on 450 children born in Italy to foreign parents
ROME-- Hundreds of so-called ‘recession widows’ and their supporters marched in Bologna to draw attention to the spate of suicides precipitated by the financial crisis.
ROME-- Doctors report that ex-prime minister Giulio Andreotti has passed a "peaceful" night in hospital, where he was admitted with heart problems.
ROME-- Seven-time prime minister and senator for life Giulio Andreotti has been rushed to hospital with heart problems said to be complications of a respiratory infection.
ROME-- Italians are being encouraged to report wasteful public spending online as part of a new initiative which aims to save over 2.1bn euros by the end of the year.
ROME-- Two men were stabbed inside the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere at a free lunch for the area’s poor and homeless on Sunday.