ROME – As the contentious restoration works in the area surrounding the Colosseum proceed, the city is bracing itself for a new and hotly-debated traffic scheme.
ROME – Italian police seized undisclosed substances from suites in which Jamaican sprinters Sherone Simpson and Asafa Powell were staying after testing positive for banned stimulants.
ROME – Media magnate Silvio Berlusconi has denied reports that he met with the Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as Italy came under fire over its deportation of the family of a Kazakh dissident.
ROME – Italy has come under yet more criticism over its controversial Gelmini law following the "extinguishing" of a judicial award made to three lecturers in reimbursement of lost wages.
ROME-President Napolitano has expressed outrage after a Northern League MP compared minister Cecil
VENICE –- Fourteen people, including Giovanni Mazzacurati, have been arrested in an investigation into alleged corruption relating to Venice’s multi-billion euro ‘Moses’ water barrier.
ROME -- Britain could consider suspending the Erasmus scheme for Italy in retaliation for discrimination against UK lecturers, Minister for Europe David Lidington said Friday.
ROME – A ceremony planned to mark the opening of an assembly plant for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has been cancelled amid a parliamentary row about the sky-high cost of the defence program.
ROME – A judge misdiagnosed with cancer ended his life in a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland despite being in good health, an autopsy has shown.
ROME -- Local finance police have arrested a 62 year-old man who had been posing as a magician in order to abuse and extort money from women in Milan.
Rome –- Italy’s parliament has been brought to a virtual standstill following the supreme court’s decision to rule earlier than expected on Berlusconi’s appeal against his conviction for tax fraud.
ROME –- The French conglomerate LMVH, known worldwide as Louis Vuitton, has purchased 80 percent of Italy’s historic cashmere company, Loro Piana.
ROME -- Ex-serviceman Harry Shindler is to appeal the decision made by the European Court of Human Rights not to overturn the ban on expats voting in UK elections once they have lived abroad for ov
ROME –- The deportation of the wife and child of a well known Kazakh dissident has caused a storm amid accusations it was carried out by Italian authorities as a favour to the Kazakh president.
PESCASSEROLI, Aquila -- Yet another Marsican brown bear has been found dead in the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. The bear, nicknamed Stefano, was killed by three bullets.
LAMPEDUSA, Sicily -- The Pope called today for a "reawakening of consciences" regarding the plight of illegal migrants, thousands of whom have lost their lives trying to reach this remote Sicilian
SIRACUSA, Sicily -- A boat containing around 100 immigrants was intercepted this morning off the coast of Siracusa.
TURIN-A 72 year-old man was devoured by his three hungry pet tigers Wednesday after entering their cage to feed them in the hilly grounds of a disused wildlife park in Pinerolo in northern Turin pr