After faking a pregnancy to fool her family, an Italian woman discovered a baby she bought from a young Romanian was of mixed race and gave it back three days later, Italian media said on Saturday.
Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.
Costumed 'gladiators' will be allowed to return to Rome's major tourist spots after a regional court overturned a ban put in place by city authorities.
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Talk like a Tuscan by slipping these words into conversation.
April 7th is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is depression – a problem more common among expats than many people realize. Luckily there are steps you can take to beat back the expat blues!
Italy's schoolchildren get top marks for socializing but suffer from high levels of anxiety, an OECD survey reveals.
A weekend of celebrations in the capital marked the 2770th anniversary of the founding of Rome.
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The unusual - and sometimes controversial - history of the famous hazelnut spread might surprise even its most dedicated fans.
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Italy's national carrier will be sold to the "highest bidder" after staff rejected a rescue plan.
Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, has died on Everest, officials said.
He had a private aeroplane and eight homes.
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.
"Solidarity is not a crime."
With the UK general election just six weeks away on June 8th, it’s important to remember to register to vote if you can and want to have your say.
Pope Francis is an ardent football fan, but a Vatican cricket team comprised of priests and seminarians will take centre stage in an interfaith tournament in Portugal this week.
A video shared by police shows how the gang stole bags and valuables from under the noses of their victims.
The police did not reveal details of how they traced him through the social media site.
The Reporters Without Borders organization pointed the finger at Five Star Movement leader Beppe Grillo for 'outing' journalists he personally dislikes.
Celebrate the arrival of spring by heading to one of these 17 must-see gardens across Italy, ranging from old favorites to hidden gems.
"For the first time in the world, a court has recognized a causal link between inappropriate use of a mobile phone and a brain tumour."
The accident temporarily closed part of Italy's main rail line to Austria.