Italy Correspondent for The Independent
Pompeii: A Hollywood blockbuster may attract more tourists but can the crumbling archaeological site withstand them?
02 March 2014 08:40 PM
An increase in visitors could cause irreparable damage to one of the world’s great heritage sites, experts warn
28 February 2014 07:14 PM
The Eternal City is eternally in debt, and has to be bailed out by the government – just as it has done every year since 2008. Can a new mayor and new Italian president change entrenched attitudes?
28 February 2014 12:00 AM
Italy still has major problems dealing with racism in football. So you can imagine how unreconstructed its fans are regarding sexuality.
A triumph of style over substance? Italy’s new PM, Matteo Renzi, pledges €100m in tax cuts and more generous unemployment benefits, but can he can deliver?
25 February 2014 07:24 PM
Mr Renzi also promised the repayment of billions of state arrears owed to private suppliers, but did not clarify how he would fund these plans
23 February 2014 06:59 PM
Charity Auitare i bambini allows Italians to 'adopt' children to make sure they have enough to eat
Leave the gun, take the cannoli... Spain's 'La Mafia' restaurant chain mobbed by diners despite complaints from Italy
19 February 2014 06:24 PM
A popular group of Mafia-themed eateries in Spain has led to protests from its Italian neighbours
17 February 2014 06:16 PM
He will need all of his much-vaunted energy and political skills to stop Italy looking like the basket case of the major Western economies
Silvio Berlusconi's back... to broker voting reform: Italy's new PM Matteo Renzi to do a deal with his predecessor
16 February 2014 12:00 AM
Mr Renzi is making electoral reform his priority – but his first job will be to meet his political enemies head on
Death becomes her: Sicilian photojournalist Letizia Battaglia has spent her career covering the grim results of southern Italy's Mafia wars
15 February 2014 12:00 AM
Battaglia's images of the Cosa Nostra have defined Italy's struggle with mobster violence. As the first major UK exhibition of her work opens, she explains how her images are more relevant than ever
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
As other Western premiers boycott the Games in protest at Russia's treatment of gays, Italy keeps an eye on business
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
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