The Vatican expressed "grave concern" on Monday for one of its bishops in China, saying he was being held in an unknown location after being "forcibly removed" from his diocese.
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Two councils declared a state of emergency while others reported extreme floods, hailstorms and damage to infrastructure over the weekend across northern Italy. A teenage boy is missing too after being dragged away by strong currents in the Adda River.
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Raniero Mancinelli cannot afford to drop a stitch. Pope Francis is creating five new cardinals next week and the race is on to have their scarlet robes ready in time.
Idioms - those little stock expressions whose meanings aren't what they first seem - are often the hardest part of learning a new language.
Italian wine is "the first victim of the chaos caused by Brexit", according to farmers' association Coldiretti.
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A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal said on Friday the Italian authorities had cleared it to buy struggling steel producer Ilva, but thousands of jobs are threatened.
A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dalí be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim.
Italy is giving away more than 100 historic buildings - including castles, houses, and towers - in a bid to boost 'slow tourism' and tempt visitors away from the overcrowded city centres.
Venice's world famous carnival, which lasts until February 28th, is thought to have started in 1162 after a military victory. Abandoned for decades, it was resurrected in 1980.
Italy's competition watchdog on Friday fined British Airways and Etihad Airways for failing to adequately inform customers booking online that return legs of roundtrip tickets would be cancelled if they failed to travel on the outward journey.
Italy's Foreign Minister, Angelino Alfano, said Italy was working "with conviction" to guarantee the rights of Brits in Italy and Italians in the UK post-Brexit.
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Ten Italian universities have been recognized among the top 200 'young' universities world wide - with one attaining ninth place overall.
Long an important source of revenue for telecom companies, roaming charges will be lifted in Europe starting June 15, raising pressure on operators in a tight market.
Bisceglie, Puglia is a seaside town, located in the upper heel of Italy's boot and home to around 55,000 people.
The mayor's office has given the green light to a ban on new hotels and B&B's in the ancient lagoon city.
Scientists have discovered a new antibiotic that is highly effective against bacteria resistant to known antimicrobials, which was found in a soil sample taken in Italy.
Francis had repeatedly said he wanted to travel to the famine-stricken country, but the Vatican said at the end of May that such a trip would be too dangerous.