Italy Correspondent for The Independent
12 December 2013 12:00 AM
10 December 2013 08:18 PM
Italian politics is in for a change, with the youthful new leader of the Democratic Party heralding an end to a system moribund with cronyism
09 December 2013 04:21 PM
Youthful, charismatic and on the left, Matteo Renzi is being tipped as a new force on Italy's fractured political scene
23 November 2013 12:00 AM
20 November 2013 05:08 PM
He has won over the world’s media and the man on the street – but certainly not all Catholics
15 November 2013 12:00 AM
Venice’s canals looked exquisite in this morning’s autumn sunshine. But most tourists weren’t able to enjoy them – thanks to a boat and water taxi strike that put paid to any hopes of wafting down the Grand Canal.
13 November 2013 05:24 PM
Crackdown on financial corruption in Vatican has angered brutal crime syndicate, says Nicola Gratteri
Mafialeaks: The anonymous whistle-blowing site inspired by Wikileaks which aims to shatter mob code of silence
12 November 2013 05:38 PM
Activist claims to have already received and passed on important evidence to investigators and journalists
Rome wasn't rebuilt in a day: Mayor faces long and costly fight to make its ancient treasures traffic-free – so he's looking for sponsors
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Ignazio Marino's plans dwarf those for the pedestrianisation of Trafalgar Square in London
09 November 2013 12:00 AM
The awfulness of Rome’s public transport is proverbial. Fatalistic locals just raise their eyebrows and curse transport managers and elected officials.
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
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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