Italy's financial crimes force has identified around a thousand tax evaders accused of dodging more than €2 million a piece in 18 months.
Iceland has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, but over the past few years it has also come to be viewed as a rather unusual hotbed of football talent. Here are 12 other things that you might not know about Iceland.
Europe’s first business school continues to attract students from all around the world.
An Italian coastguard ship carrying more than 500 migrants, including dozens rescued by the US Navy off Libya last week, arrived on Tuesday night at a port in Sicily.
One group of Azzurri supporters are still so bitter about being knocked out of the World Cup that they placed a peppy ad in a Swedish newspaper.
On June 24th each year, Florence's main square turns into an arena for a sport which is a brutal combination of rugby, football, and wrestling. The Local explores the history of the unique tradition.
There are plenty of ways to save money in Italy. Here's a guide to the money-saving hacks that will keep you within your budget.
Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out on Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it.
Ever found yourself wondering what your Italian friends are going on about? You might need our guide to the oddest Italian sayings, translated.
The Italians go crazy for them – and it's easy to see why. The Local gives you the lowdown on one of Italy's most treasured rituals: the aperitivo.
It's known as the language of love, but many expats and students struggle with the peculiarities of Italian. The good news is that if you relate to most of the items on this list, you're not far off fluency.
Italy's competition authority (AGCM) on Thursday hit Ryanair with a €1.85 million fine for mass flight cancellations late last year and failing to adequately inform affected passengers of their rights.
Germany star Thomas Müller says the reigning world champions are feeling the pressure as they prepare for this weekend's game against Sweden at risk of an unthinkably premature exit.
Yes, but there's a catch.
Italian authorities are to carry out a census of Roma people with a view to deporting those without papers, according to new Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
US President Donald Trump on Friday hailed Italy's novice prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, as "very strong" on immigration, days after the European nation rejected a ship loaded with migrants.
"AC Milan is announcing that from the 2018/2019 season it will participate for the first time in the club's history in the female Serie A championship."
Police are investigating at least three students at a vocational high school in Lucca, Tuscany, after a video of them attempting to intimidate a teacher during a dispute over grades went viral.
Road tests of driverless cars have been given the OK by the Italian parliament, an important step towards the development of autonomous vehicles in the country.
Plastic huts, rubbish, exhausting days under the blistering sun, violence... The San Ferdinando camp in southern Italy couldn't be further from the "good times" for migrants, referred to by Italy's new nationalist interior minister Matteo Salvini.
Unions representing Ryanair cabin crew in Italy and other European countries said on Monday they would go on strike this summer unless the low-cost airline accepts their demands by June 30th.
The Italian president has formally pardoned a pensioner who grew marijuana for use as pain relief, it was announced this week.
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.