The interior minister announced the creation of an official 'Council of Relations with Italian Islam'
Procopio Di Maggio invited scores of family and friends to a banquet and organised a public fireworks display in the mafia-infested town of Cinisi
He described the artwork as 'a penis that disfigures the city'
Timelapse video shows the moment a rare “dirty thunderstorm” broke out, creating a stunning picture over Sicily’s skyline.
Supporters of €9bn project say it would boost southern Italy’s economy, but opponents fear high risk of tremors and involvement of organised crime
Invigilators prevented the 19-year-old from leaving the exam room for 40 minutes
Dominated by volcanic peaks, some of them still active, Sicily and the Aeolian islands offer stunning coasts, fertile interiors and dramatic, rumbling cones
Mount Etna, Europe's biggest and most active volcano, has erupted again, showering volcanic ash on towns dotting the mountain's slopes and nearby Taormina on the island of Sicily.
Sicily in September
Funniest joke prize taken by 30-year-old Rob Auton – and his Chinese Wispa
Stoyan Zafirova's parents only learnt he had been run over by a car a week after the accident occurred
Judge has expressed concerns over the warrant used in his arrest
From cities at twilight to the Grachtenfestival
Seven bodies recovered, two people still missing, and four injured
If you’ve been to any of the bigger tourist attractions in the capital of late, you’ll know that the ticket prices at the Tower of London are criminal and the queues at the London Eye are enough to drive anyone to murder. But there’s plenty on offer for tourists who want to something a little bit different… and a good bit darker. My book, Criminal London, a Sightseer’s Guide to a Capital of Crime, gives the low-down on the capital’s low-life.