Italy Correspondent for The Independent
21 July 2014 05:59 PM
Education Minister promises inquiry into ‘discrimination’ by nuns at state-funded school
18 July 2014 03:15 PM
Surprise verdict sees ex-Premier cleared of paying 17-year-old girl for sex
07 July 2014 09:23 PM
Despite his popularity, there has been criticism of Francis for failing to take a high-profile stand against the global paedophilia scandal
07 July 2014 05:31 PM
The gesture came just two weeks after Pope Francis made a strong condemnation of organised crime
The deadly exodus: Italian right attacks government operation to rescue boat immigrants from North Africa
30 June 2014 05:58 PM
As 30 migrants are found dead in the hold of a boat in the Mediterranean, anger mounts in Italy at the perceived lack of support from other EU members to stop the record flow of immigrants from North Africa
27 June 2014 07:48 PM
FLNC’s move appears to have been prompted by a recent decision by the island’s regional assembly to give people born there priority in buying property
19 June 2014 06:49 PM
Engineers have said they will use a robot to monitor residual fuel in the ship’s tanks to prevent any leaks during the removal operation
15 June 2014 08:09 PM
Pope Francis, famous for his populist touch, has also demonstrated a fatalist streak in eschewing use of the bullet-proof Popemobile, designed to protect him from attacks of the type that almost killed Pope John Paul II.
05 June 2014 03:59 PM
Experts from Switzerland, Singapore, the United States and Italy to replace all-Italian group
04 June 2014 06:44 PM
Investigators say they have traced some €20m in kickbacks from contractors for the project that is designed to prevent the sort of flooding that affected St Mark’s Square in 2008
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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