Italy Correspondent for The Independent
20 March 2015 06:20 PM
Scandal suggests country's political culture has not changed since the 1990s
Expo World Fair 2015: Sex workers of the world to unite in Milan and cash in on expected tourist boom
10 March 2015 06:06 PM
The predicted influx of 15,000 prostitutes and escorts from countries including Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Nigeria and Morocco, has seen the six-month event dubbed 'Sexpo' by locals
Italy's 'anti-Mafia industry' comes under suspicion after shock claims over senior figures in fight against organised crime
08 March 2015 05:57 PM
The campaigner Rita Borsellino said the latest developments suggested something was rotten in the anti-Mafia movement
03 March 2015 06:15 PM
Protest against the crop of imposters that are cashing in on famous name
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night
01 March 2015 12:00 AM
Italy's painful recession has reached its aristocracy who are struggling with maintenance costs, increasing costs of living and changes in property taxes
25 February 2015 07:31 PM
Italian organised crime is also spreading abroad with ’Ndrangheta now active in Germany, France and Spain
Silvio Berlusconi paid women vast sums for their silence over 'bunga bunga' parties, say investigators
18 February 2015 07:39 PM
The former Italian premier has denied influencing the testimony of the women
16 February 2015 07:33 PM
Italian government calls for UN-led international intervention to restore order
Costa Concordia trial: Was captain Francesco Schettino really the only one at fault for the disaster?
15 February 2015 08:44 PM
The doomed cruise liner's skipper has been convicted, but some think he has been made a scapegoat
13 February 2015 12:00 AM
James Bond must wonder if Rome’s got it in for him. After graffiti sprayers and art historians, the latest obstacle reportedly facing the production team of the latest 007 film, Spectre, is an medieval order of monks.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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