Italy Correspondent for The Independent
Mafialeaks: The anonymous whistle-blowing site inspired by Wikileaks which aims to shatter mob code of silence
12 November 2013 05:38 PM
Activist claims to have already received and passed on important evidence to investigators and journalists
Rome wasn't rebuilt in a day: Mayor faces long and costly fight to make its ancient treasures traffic-free – so he's looking for sponsors
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Ignazio Marino's plans dwarf those for the pedestrianisation of Trafalgar Square in London
09 November 2013 12:00 AM
The awfulness of Rome’s public transport is proverbial. Fatalistic locals just raise their eyebrows and curse transport managers and elected officials.
07 November 2013 04:33 PM
Roberto Calderoli fails to shrug off storm over 'orangutan' comment directed at Congolese-born integration minister
07 November 2013 12:00 AM
A senior church figure in southern Italy has added another transgression to the list of sinful activities: environmental destruction.
04 November 2013 09:46 PM
EU investigators claim there is evidence that taxpayers’ money earmarked for the reconstruction of earthquake-devasted L’Aquila ended up in the hands of mobsters.
31 October 2013 10:01 PM
Mobster Pasquale Tatone was shot on Wednesday, days after his brother, Emanuele, was killed
Bought on the internet, taken to pieces, but not going anywhere: Plan to transport 19th-century church from southern Italy to US is blocked after protest
31 October 2013 06:25 PM
Plans to dismantle and transport a church from southern Italy to the US have come a cropper after local protests.
30 October 2013 07:14 PM
Even the Pope has been spied on by the NSA, according to claims in the Italian press.
Costa Concordia trial: Dancer Domnica Cemortan admits Captain Francesco Schettino was her lover and tells court she was on ship's bridge when it capsized
29 October 2013 04:48 PM
Captain Francesco Schettino, the man accused of causing the Costa Concordia disaster, was entertaining his young lover – against the rules – on the ship’s bridge when the giant vessel struck a reef off the Italian coast, it emerged.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster