Around 100 far-right activists on Saturday tried to block a French alpine pass used by migrants in a bid to "ensure that no illegal immigrant can return to France".
Football superstars Ada Hegerberg and Liv Cooke are fronting a new UEFA campaign that encourages young girls to kick off careers in ‘the beautiful game’.
An Italian national park was on Friday investigating after a rare brown bear died during a capture operation carried out by biologists.
A phrasebook will help you order food and track down the landmarks, but to really get under the skin of Italy you'll need a different kind of reading material.
The Italians have certain things sussed when it comes to well-being.
This one goes out to all the casualties of the congiuntivo.
Spring is so close you can almost taste it... especially if you try out one of these Roman delicacies.
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...
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Thousands of fans of electronic dance music on Saturday afternoon gather in tribute to Swedish DJ and producer Avicii, who died on Friday aged 28.
Yes, but there's a catch.
Italian screen icon Gina Lollobrigida has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame to celebrate a half century as one of the world's most legendary leading ladies. Here's a look at the life of the woman dubbed 'the most beautiful in the world'.
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.
A close ally of Silvio Berlusconi, Casellati has the task of finding common ground between the centre-right and Five Star Movement.
Italian airline Alitalia is organizing special flights to take Roma fans to Liverpool.
People across Italy are weighing in on a headteacher’s decision to stop saying prayers and remove Catholic statues at a school in Sicily.
Facebook has lost its appeal against a Milan startup after a court ruled that the social media giant had copied features from an app created by the smaller company.
Two people died in Tuscany early on Tuesday when a truck hit a group of elderly people as they crossed the road to board a coach that was supposed to take them on holiday.
This weekend, Italy will open up more than 1,000 cultural monuments, archaeological areas and other hidden treasures which are usually inaccessible to the public.
Someone in Trentino can typically expect to live three years longer than someone in Campania, a survey of Italy's health reveals.
Italy is one of four Mediterranean countries launching an initiative in June to identify thousands of missing migrants who died or went missing during the perilous sea crossing to Europe.