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.
The Tunisian was first arrested in Italy in November 2007 and sentenced to seven years for planning terror attacks for a group that has since been linked to Isis
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.
Mount Etna erupted for the 16th time this year on late Saturday and Sunday morning sending plumes of ash and streams of lava high into the sky over much of eastern Sicily.
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
Ian Austin, a former aide to Gordon Brown, posted tweet after the Conservatives poached Barack Obama's campaign chief, Jim Messina, for the 2015 battle
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.
A look at the Italian perspective ahead of tonight's Europa League tie