CATANIA – Eastern Sicily was placed on a red weather warning and western Sicily on a yellow one as bad weather hits the island, said local authorities on Friday.
VIESTE – Judicial sources reported Wednesday that 15 people thought to be part of the Raduano criminal organisation have been arrested.
MILAN – Much of Milan is flooded due to an ongoing storm.
ROME – Young Italians’ drink and drugs crisis was demonstrated again tragically on Saturday night with the deaths of two teenage boys in Palermo and a young woman in a Florence nightclub.
LAMPEDUSA - The full tragedy of the Mediterranean migrant crisis has again been shown with the discovery of the bodies of a young woman and a child on the sea floor, still embracing.
BOLZANO – The replacement of the name “Alto Adige” with “Province of Bolzano” in draft legislation may be sufficient grounds for the Italian government to challenge a new law.
GENOA – Heavy overnight storms that continued into the morning have caused flooding and mudslides, forcing school closures and causing road and rail disruptions, local authorities said on Tuesday.
NAPLES – Carabinieri are using metal detectors in the ‘war’ against so-called baby gangs to combat the rise in knife crime in the Naples’ hilltop district of Vomero, police sources said on Monday.