ROME - An Austrian tourist spent an entire night desperately clinging to a buoy after being swept out to sea on the coast of Siniscola, Sardinia, during a windsurfing trip.
ROME - In a controversial move, Italian Justice Minister Paola Severino is to give prisoners being held in the Emilia-Romagna region the chance to assist in the earthquake rebuilding effort.
ROME-- A 5.1 quake struck Modena last night, followed by at least three smaller tremors this morning. Residents escaped injury, but historic buildings suffered damage.
ROME -- The government has announced several measures to help deal with the emergency in the centre-north of Italy following two devastating earthquakes that killed 24 and left 15,000 homeless.
ROME – Days after the discovery of the body of a pregnant Indian woman in the river Po, the victim’s husband has admitted to strangling her for “wearing Western clothes.”
ROME -- Another earthquake, magnitude 5.8, has hit the centre-north of Italy, killing 17 people, more deadly than the 5.9 earthquake which claimed seven lives in the region nine d
ROME-- Investigators are questioning nine people regarding the deaths of four workers killed in building collapses in the earthquake that hit North Italy at the weekend.
ROME-- The new head of employers’ union Confindustria, Giorgio Squinzi, has called the “tax burden” in Italy “intolerable” and questioned the current programme of reforms.
ROME – One of Italy’s top criminal lawyers, Enzo Fragala, was brutally beaten to death by the Mafia as a warning to MPs who fail to carry out Cosa Nostra orders, a senior magistrate has disclosed.
ROME-- Two people, one of them a 15-year-old boy, have been shot and killed and another wounded in a bloody night of violence in the southern city of Naples, police say.
ROME-- The Brindisi school which was the scene of the bombing which killed one girl and wounded more reopened as police hunt the killer using video footage of the attack.