Italy Correspondent for The Independent
22 January 2015 12:00 AM
To fight dirt you have to fight dirty. That’s the Rambo-esque reasoning behind the Mafia’s most notorious Godfather suggesting he be allowed out of jail early to fight Isis infiltrators in Italy.
17 January 2015 12:00 AM
The picturesque Firenze Fiera exhibition centre in Florence resembled London’s über-trendy Hoxton this week, as 30,000 visitors – mostly in skinny jeans – packed out the world’s biggest men’s fashion event, Pitti Uomo.
16 January 2015 05:47 PM
Two young aid workers held hostage in Syria have been released, but suspicion is growing that the Italian government broke international convention and paid the kidnappers a €12m ransom
14 January 2015 06:58 PM
Powerful Catholic groups have decried the European Medicines Agency's call to make EllaOne available without a prescription
Giorgio Napolitano resigns: Italian politics bids farewell to the President who gave Silvio Berlusconi the boot
13 January 2015 05:48 PM
The 89-year-old's departure poses a headache for beleaguered PM Matteo Renzi
12 January 2015 07:18 AM
Pontiff baptised 33 infants, saying: 'You mothers give your children milk and even now, if they cry because they are hungry, breastfeed them, don't worry'
08 January 2015 06:13 PM
Milan, the host city, is struggling to keep out organised crime, lured by the scent of money
Prosecco on tap? Assolutamente no! Italian producers in dismay over British pubs serving their fizz like warm beer
07 January 2015 06:32 PM
Italian politicians call for massive EU fines 'to help the consumer'
02 January 2015 06:25 PM
A short video of the two women appeared on YouTube on Wednesday
30 December 2014 06:12 PM
Speculation that the former premier was ready to settle down and adopt a less prominent role in public life following a series of humiliations seem wide of the mark
'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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