UPDATED: The Vatican said on Sunday it had been forced to oust its former auditor general - who resigned without explanation in June - because he had been spying on senior officials.
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Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's voice soars to the rafters of the Tuscan theatre, but all eyes are on the orchestral conductor beside him - a robot with an apparent penchant for Verdi.
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Pirelli will be relisted on the Milan bourse on October 4th following the biggest new share offer in Europe this year, the tyremaker announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Swiss voters rejected on Sunday a divisive pension reform plan that the government proposed to address the needs of an ageing population.
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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.
Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti has said that plans for a march in Rome on the anniversary of Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini's rise to power is illegal.
Italy's prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni, will meet the EU's top Brexit negotiator ahead of Theresa May's speech in Florence, further details of which were announced on Thursday.
Italian motorcycling ace Valentino Rossi has returned to training just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture, his Movistar Yahama team confirmed.
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake killed at least two people when it struck Ischia on Monday, August 21st. An earthquake on the same spot 134 years earlier killed more than 2,000 people.
Rome's water provider has responded to the continued drought in the capital with new measures that will see a reduction in water pressure at night from September onwards.
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Italy's high summer temperatures are affecting this year's wine harvest, meaning production is substantially down. Yet demand for Italian wines abroad is at a record high.
The city of Rome on Wednesday announced it would carry out a fast-track anti-mosquito campaign after a string of suspected cases of the insect-borne chikungunya virus were detected in the region.
The organization says it has been the victim of a "despicable smear campaign".