Italy Correspondent for The Independent
11 September 2014 07:43 PM
Dilipidated roads, crumbling buildings and commercial hoardings scarring the 'ugly' city
05 September 2014 08:47 PM
'I cannot always live under escort,' says Mesrar as she resigned her post
05 September 2014 12:00 AM
For thousands of Italians making the regular 300-mile trip between Milan and Rome, it seemed to good to be true when not one, but two high-speed rail services emerged in the past few years to whisk them to their destinations. The journey time was slashed from six hours to three and the existence of rival firms meant low prices. But not for the first time the dream of fair competition and a better deal for consumers is turning sour.
04 September 2014 04:27 PM
For thousands of Italians making the regular – and wearing – 300-mile trip between Milan and Rome, it seemed too good to be true when not one, but two high-speed rail services emerged in the past few years to whisk them to their destination.
02 September 2014 06:33 PM
Local councils are already enforcing the plan aimed at protecting the water supply and reducing the threat of soil erosion, but growers claim the administration is 'taking agriculture back to the 1800s'
01 September 2014 05:55 PM
Damage to painting follows mounting concerns over the poor maintenance of country's heritage such as Pompeii and the Colosseum
Italy's Deputy Senate Speaker who compared country's first black minister to an 'orang-utan' claims he is 'cursed' by African spirits after spell of bad luck
28 August 2014 09:00 AM
Roberto Calderoli claims video evidence from the Congo shows Cécile Kyenge’s father - a tribal leader - putting a 'macumba' on him as punishment for the insult
07 August 2014 07:12 PM
The cost so far of the outbreak, in terms of lost trees alone, is £200m, but this figure is set to rise sharply
28 July 2014 07:00 PM
Animal rights activists scream abuse and spectators watch in stunned silence as the injured animals are carted off to be destroyed during the race in Pistoia
24 July 2014 07:11 PM
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag’s safe arrival in Rome, en-route to the US, is also a diplomatic triumph for Italy – a nation that strongly opposes the death penalty and one that has historic ties with the Horn of Africa.
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The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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