There's been no change in levels of 'absolute poverty' in Italy, the latest figures show.
The Montalbano author, 93, was rushed to intensive care in Rome after a suspected heart attack.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Are you dreaming of a chic city-centre apartment or a peaceful villa in the country? Here's what you could buy in Italy for less than €500,000.
You'll find this word everywhere. But do you get it right every time?
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.
Farmhouse hotels in Lombardy must serve 80 percent local food and always local wine, the northern region has declared.
Moving abroad is a massive upheaval, physically and emotionally. Knowing your health is covered no matter where you are and whatever happens can be a huge weight off your shoulders.
Sardinia dominates another "best beaches" list as a new ranking reveals the best seaside resorts and cleanest coastal areas in Italy.
Every country has its own idiosyncrasies when it comes to corporate culture and the way we work. Italy is no different and navigating an upward curve in your career can seem difficult if you’re used to a different system.
Here's our latest Europe & You newsletter covering everything from a French warning for Boris Johnson, an interesting new Brexit poll and a look at Switzerland's problem with the EU.
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will receive a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival this year, the organisers said on Friday.
Lamb, cakes of all shapes and flavours, and, er, pig's blood dessert...?
The language of love it may be, but the passion we associate with Italian also makes for its fair share of arguments.
There is plenty of good news for Switzerland in the latest QS global university rankings.
How much does buying a home in Italy really cost? Here's our expert guide to the fees, taxes and charges involved.
The Italian government is proposing issuing a new form of currency. But why? And what would it mean for the euro?
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says his government is determined to avoid triggering an unprecedented EU fine of more than €3 billion for racking up public debt.
Italian parents have been warned not to send their children to school unless they've been properly vaccinated in the latest government u-turn.
Facebook has shut down multiple Italian pages spreading misinformation, hate speech and political propaganda in the run-up to the European elections.
What exactly does Italy celebrate on June 2nd?
Visitors caught snacking, sunbathing or taking a dip in Venice's canals risk being kicked out of the city and banned from returning, under the latest rules aimed at reining in disruptive tourists.
As the world prepares to mark World Oceans Day, we look at what Italy is doing to clean up the coast.
"Every day they find another reason to say bad things about Italy and this government," complained deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio.
"Italy is once again becoming a problem for the eurozone," analysts said as a fresh political row brews over Italy's budget deficit.
An Italian boy has been banned for a year after exposing himself to taunt a female referee during an amateur football match.