Italy Correspondent for The Independent
17 April 2014 06:42 PM
Annamaria Testa says her compatriots should stop using words like 'flop', 'fashion' and 'baby' when there are better Italian alternatives
17 April 2014 12:00 AM
If you’re visiting or living in Rome and have had your fill of old stuff – ancient, renaissance and baroque - there’s the Maxxi Museum for 21st Century art.
Italy’s new PM Matteo Renzi appoints women to lead major state companies in a bid to consign sexism to the past
15 April 2014 07:01 PM
Mr Renzi declared: ‘We were the bunga-bunga country – but now the women are in charge’
Silvio Berlusconi’s messenger to the Mafia Marcello dell’Utri seized in Beirut after going on the run
13 April 2014 10:38 PM
The man widely believed to have been ex-premier Silvo Berlusconi’s go-between with Cosa Nostra – the Sicilian Mafia – has been seized in Beirut by Interpol agents after appearing to flee Italy days ahead of a Supreme Court ruling in which he may be sentenced to seven years in prison for Mafia association.
04 April 2014 12:00 AM
Supporters of Silvio Berlusconi in Rome hope to entice pensioners to back the beleaguered mogul by offering them a 50 per cent discount on false teeth.
Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings worth over €30m recovered after hanging on factory worker's kitchen wall for 40 years
02 April 2014 04:05 PM
The two original artworks discovered in Italy are valued at £8.8m minimum
01 April 2014 06:10 PM
There has been a surge in murders as 90 or so clans fight turf wars over the 'Ecomafia' business
Jason Peter Marshall: British man charged with stabbing and strangling Italian retiree he met in gay chat room in 'ferocious killing'
31 March 2014 06:17 PM
'Pychotic and socially dangerous' suspect has previous convictions in the UK of impersonating an MI5 official
Italy’s new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi puts 170 state cars including Jags and Maseratis on eBay in economy drive
28 March 2014 06:08 PM
The Interior Ministry is hoping to flog 78 vehicles, including 40 BMW 5 Series
27 March 2014 08:07 PM
Hit would have been one of Cosa Nostra’s most audacious in decades
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
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