Italy's interior minister said Italy would not be pushed around at an emergency summit on migration this weekend, after threatening to boycott the event.
Valletta, Malta’s small but mighty capital, still feels like one of the Med’s undiscovered gems. But it won’t stay that way for long. The Local’s commercial editor, Sophie Miskiw, explored this year’s Capital of Culture and can’t wait to go back.
Europe’s first business school continues to attract students from all around the world.
Italy's hard-right interior minister accused Spain of failing its commitments to receive migrants, saying it should take "the next four" rescue boats after Madrid welcomed one rejected by Rome.
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.
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.
Looking for somewhere to spend your gap year? The Local explores the wealth of experiences Italy has to offer.
Two in three Italians under 35 still live with their parents, and the phenomenon is especially high among young men. What keeps Italy's "mummy's boys" staying at home?
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.
Why do Italians love pasta? There are too many reasons to count. So instead we'll share a few things you might not know about Italy's best-loved export.
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.
A yet unknown thief used a saw to cut down a tree at the weekend in the central German city of Kassel in order to steal an expensive mountain bike.
Yes, but there's a catch.
A notorious Italian mobster was sentenced to six years in prison for violently assaulting a journalist during an interview, the video of which immediately went viral.
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.
An investigation has revealed more than 100 fraudulent claims for hundreds of thousands of euros of state funds intended for victims of the devastating earthquake that shook central Italy in 2016.
If you're planning a trip to Italy - or are lucky enough to live here - then get away from the maddening crowds with a visit to one of these gems.
The Italian president has formally pardoned a pensioner who grew marijuana for use as pain relief, it was announced this week.
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.