Italy Correspondent for The Independent
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
30 December 2014 12:00 AM
No matter where, or on whom, investigators finally pin the blame for the Norman Atlantic ferry tragedy, we know that at least one person did the decent thing – the skipper.
26 December 2014 12:00 AM
Just days after reading the Vatican’s spoilt and decadent bureaucrats the riot act, Pope Francis has switched his attention further afield and is turning his fire on the Catholic priests who bore – or even repel – the flock with turgid sermons.
23 December 2014 07:01 PM
Italy's PM was among a number of public figures on the group's hit list
18 December 2014 12:00 AM
Not content with pinching our sunbeds in Magaluf and seizing hold of Europe’s export market, Germans have gone a step further by making off with one of Venice’s gondolas. The teutonic miscreants took the vessel last Friday night before being nabbed near a canal in the early hours by local police.
17 December 2014 06:11 PM
It is the latest in a series of examples of tourists behaving badly in the city
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Council tenant wins right not to be sent to Milton Keynes
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- 2 JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
- 3 Germanwings crash: Descent may have been 'deliberate, suicidal choice' by pilot, claims experts
- 4 Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
- 5 Video shows what happens when lava is poured onto ice