Italy Correspondent for The Independent
Italy’s new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi puts 170 state cars including Jags and Maseratis on eBay in economy drive
28 March 2014 06:08 PM
The Interior Ministry is hoping to flog 78 vehicles, including 40 BMW 5 Series
27 March 2014 08:07 PM
Hit would have been one of Cosa Nostra’s most audacious in decades
27 March 2014 12:00 AM
If you thought only cash-rich Gulf states would consider constructing artificial offshore islands to host holidaymakers, think again.
25 March 2014 06:06 PM
Fashion mogul auctions his time to raise funds for sagging 12th-century wooden structure in his home town
21 March 2014 06:20 PM
In January this year the remains of another toddler were found in a burnt-out car
18 March 2014 11:55 PM
No doubt the culprit positioned himself in just the right angle, capturing his best side, perhaps with the mobile phone camera pointing downwards, for the most flattering shot.
From the Grand Canal to Juliet's balcony, a 'Yes' from Veneto to cutting ties with Rome can blaze a trial for Scotland
16 March 2014 12:00 AM
There has been much water under the Bridge of Sighs since Napoleon Bonaparte marched into Venice ending 1,100 years of independence in the city state.
13 March 2014 12:00 AM
Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of Italy’s Fascist dictator, usually has something to say about everything. This might entail bombarding the Senate with her right-wing opinions or telling journalists how the arrival of a daughter meant that her husband had to leave his job in the police for a cushy number with the state railways.
Disgraced Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi - and friend of Vladimir Putin - asks US ambassador to Rome not to isolate Russia
06 March 2014 05:34 PM
Italy’s disgraced ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi has put on his "elder statesman" hat to advise the US ambassador in Rome on how American should handle the crisis in the Ukraine, is has emerged.
05 March 2014 12:00 AM
Italy is justly proud at having won a coveted Oscar for best foreign film at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony. But thanks to the hysterical headlines and non-stop TV coverage here, it’s felt more like Victory-in-Europe Day.
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
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