Italy and its parliament are divided over the question of whether children born in the country but of foreign parents should be given automatic citizenship - a vote which is a litmus test for how the country will deal with its changing demographics, an expert tells The Local.
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More than 50 fires have been registered in the southern province of Salerno alone, specifically in the towns of Agropoli and Cilento. But fires continue to rage across Italy.
In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
From crystal clear lakes to postcard-perfect villages, and castles perches on clifftops, Italy has more than its fair share of fairytale travel destinations. We've rounded up 13 of the most magical locations from up and down the country.
A relocation coach talks to The Local about what to do before making the move to Italy - and which pitfalls to avoid.
No matter where you go in Italy, Italians are passionate about their coffee. But some pay a higher price for their passion than others. Find out where to get you bargain macchiato and where to expressly avoid espressi.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
A very good way to lose friends in Italy is to mess with pasta. Fiddling with the tried and trusted Italian methods can also affect the taste of the dish, but many foreigners don't even realise their technique is unorthodox.
Idioms - those little stock expressions whose meanings aren't what they first seem - are often the hardest part of learning a new language.
In Italy over the summer months? Make sure you sample these seasonal specialties.
The Michelin Guide for Italy 2016 has been released, awarding 334 Italian eateries a coveted star rating. And the best city to eat in Italy might surprise you...
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Monday warned that eurozone banking rules required reform, amid criticism that recent rescues of Italian banks failed to heed the lessons of the financial crisis.
Is it sexist or even appropriate for podium girls to carry on kissing the winners of the classic cycling race?
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.
"Toto" Riina, 86, nicknamed "The Beast" because of his cruelty, has been serving a life sentence since 1993. He is thought to have ordered more than 150 murders.
Police officers from Italy's anti-terrorism unit Digos on Sunday raided a self-styled 'fascist beach club' near Venice following a newspaper's exposé.
Former Italy international striker Antonio Cassano pulled a remarkable about-turn on Tuesday, backtracking on his decision to retire just hours after breaking the news to his Verona team-mates.
Italy's schoolchildren get top marks for socializing but suffer from high levels of anxiety, an OECD survey reveals.
Italy's Lower House of Parliament on Thursday voted in favour of a bill which would see celebrity selfies regulated by law.
Italy's government has delayed a parliamentary vote on a citizenship rights bill as tensions rise over the number of migrants arriving on the country's shores.
Stretching from Valle d'Aosta and South Tyrol to Umbria and Lazio, Italy has some of Europe’s most beautiful lakes.
Italian motorcycling star Max Biaggi has left intensive care in a Rome hospital two weeks after being admitted following a training accident, he revealed on Twitter.
Two years with hundreds of asylum seekers packed into overcrowded centres are taking their toll -- on both migrants and villagers.