Italy Correspondent for The Independent
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
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.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a white stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Russian warships in English Channel 'to conduct anti-aircraft and anti-submarine military drills'
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- 3 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats