VENICE – The mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, is proposing smoke-free zones in the centre of the lagoon city, officials said on Tuesday.
ROME - Plans to permanently reopen WWII dictator Benito Mussolini’s tomb as a place of pilgrimage have sparked public outrage spearheaded by the national partisans’ association ANPI.
STROMBOLI, Aeolian Islands – Holidaymakers and residents have spent another anxious night on the island of Stromboli after three more volcanic eruptions, police and residents said Friday.
TRIESTE – Messages of solidarity have poured in for reporter Giovanni Taormina who found three bullets on the seat of his locked car parked outside his home in Fruili on Thursday, an act of intim
There has been a small earthquake near Rieti, in Lazio, Central Italy.
LAMPEDUSA – Not only are Italy’s ports closed to NGO rescue ships, its airports are also closed to NGO planes used for Mediterranean fly-overs to assist in locating migrants in distress at sea,
NAPLES – A Polish prisoner, who used a rope made of knotted sheets to escape down a prison wall, has been recaptured just one kilometer from notorious Poggioreale prison, police said on Tuesday.
BRESCIA – A man who had been in a coma for 31 years following a serious car accident, has died aged 54, doctors said Monday. Ignazio Okamoto was just 22 years ol