Italy Correspondent for The Independent
10 January 2014 12:00 AM
’Ndrangheta, the Italian crime syndicate that has overtaken Cosa Nostra as Italy’s most powerful mafia organisation, moves in mysterious ways.
08 January 2014 06:10 PM
Some observers say changing tastes and diminishing attention spans have been bad for the elaborate art form
‘It is worth it and it is right’: A year of living dangerously for the prosecutor taking on the Mafia
17 December 2013 07:25 PM
Nino di Matteo’s life has been threatened by jailed former boss of bosses, Toto 'the Beast' Riina, over his investigation into links between the mob and the Italian state in the 1990s
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
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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