Director of Italy's farming association says 'false alarms are putting 180,000 jobs at risk'
'This is the site we’d been looking for, the real evidence of a major Roman settlement here in this period'
Survival of pine forest ecosystems threatened by 'unsustainable' nut harvests in many regions
Church dioceses will be able to withdraw €10,000 a month, while Greek citizens can withdraw only €60 a day
Italian political pundits have noted however that the veteran leftist is known for his diligence, honesty and good manners
Christian Perenzoni wants justice for Maria Bertoletti Toldini who was convicted on the flimsiest of evidence before having her head cut off and her remains burnt
Loreta Casamonica and around 300 friends dined on truffles and drank Dom Perignon champagne before she declined to pay her full bill and revellers made off with the cutlery provided
Priests who 'show inappropriate sexual tendencies' are removed to the Venturini monastery in Trento for 'a period of training, personal reflection and enlightenment', according to the Italian press
Supporters of €9bn project say it would boost southern Italy’s economy, but opponents fear high risk of tremors and involvement of organised crime
Prosecutor hails investigation as 'the most important of the past 10 years'
Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst: Germany's 'Bishop of Bling' in new scandal over penthouse flat in Rome
The Church has already come under fire for creating a high-profile post for the disgraced churchman
With three-quarters of its youth unemployed, locals fear investment is pointless until organised crime is tackled
Investigation reveals just how Italy’s capital is controlled by organised crime. Michael Day reports
Centres to distinguish between them must be built this year, says Merkel
Save the Children found women and girls are being forced to pay up to €250 (£184) to work in the streets of the largest cities
Tens of thousands of poor, unskilled female labourers and migrants are working in often illegal conditions, for as little as £1.50 an hour