Italy Correspondent for The Independent
02 October 2013 06:56 PM
Former premier performs U-turn by declaring confidence in Letta government in one of the worst humiliations of his 20-year political career
02 October 2013 06:51 PM
Angelino Alfano said he was not betraying the mogul’s legacy, but would be 'Diversamente Berlusconiano' – Berlusconi-esque in a different way
What to do about financial corruption, the role of women and views on homosexuality? Meet the men charged with ending the ‘narcissism’ of the Catholic Church
01 October 2013 07:08 PM
Pope Francis has made his strongest call yet for the Roman Catholic Church to enter the modern world as he met senior cardinals charged with giving the 2,000-year-old institution a radical overhaul.
30 September 2013 07:54 PM
But the American accused of killing a UK student has no intention of leaving the safety of the US to return to Italy
30 September 2013 05:37 PM
Leader of the centre-left Democratic Party will urge moderates from Silvio Berlusconi’s party and waverers in the anti-establishment Five Star Movement of Beppe Grillo to keep the administration afloat
29 September 2013 12:22 PM
Premier Enrico Letta accuses People of Liberty party of 'a big lie and attempt to distort reality'
27 September 2013 12:00 AM
'I would never use homosexual couples in my adverts': Barilla pasta boss's anti-gay comments spark boycott call
26 September 2013 03:00 PM
Gay rights groups are calling for a boycott of the world’s biggest pasta maker Barilla after the company’s chairman said he would never use homosexual couples in his advertisements.
26 September 2013 02:40 PM
Bodies 'absolutely consistent' with descriptions of two missing people but are yet to be officially identified
I chased ageing playboy Silvio Berlusconi, says ex-premier’s young fiancée as he attempts to rebuild reputation
25 September 2013 05:15 PM
Mogul, who turns 77 on Sunday, was famously dismissed by his ex-wife as a man 'who consorts with minors'
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
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