Italy has posted its best annual economic growth figures since 2011 with its gross domestic product outdoing official forecasts to grow 1.5 percent on an annual basis. But the threat of a hung parliament in the next election has experts worried.
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A Spanish migrant aid group said Tuesday that one of its rescue boats had been effectively detained by Libyan coastguard for nearly two hours in international waters.
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Stimigliano is an ancient settlement on a hill near Rome. This week's Property of the Week features a newly-restored villa in the town.
An Italian parliamentary group reviewed nearly half a million handsets used by public officials. It found thousands were used to access online porn, football and betting sites.
A relocation coach talks to The Local about what to do before making the move to Italy - and which pitfalls to avoid.
An Italian ministry has ruled that tiramisu is from Friuli and not Veneto, setting off a less than sweet war of words between the neighbouring regions.
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A very good way to lose friends in Italy is to mess with pasta. Fiddling with the tried and trusted Italian methods can also affect the taste of the dish, but many foreigners don't even realise their technique is unorthodox.
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...
Italy's troubled bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena said Friday it lost more than 3.2 billion euros in the second quarter, after the EU approved a bailout for the stricken lender.
If convicted, he could face up to 15 years in prison.
The classic board game is getting an Italian makeover - and you can have a say in how the finished board looks.
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.
An Italian toilet icon in southern Italy has upset the LGBT community.
Italy has seen a sharp fall in the number of migrants arriving on its shores, a decline that has left experts scrambling for an explanation.
Lazio defeated Juventus for the first time in four years with a 3-2 triumph in the Italian Super Cup on Sunday with victory secured by an injury-time goal from substitute Alessandro Murgia.
Italy's schoolchildren get top marks for socializing but suffer from high levels of anxiety, an OECD survey reveals.
The 112 number for all emergency services was meant to streamline responses to crises. Instead, the waiting times have increased, coordination between services is slower and the hotline is often out of service.
Temperatures are set to continue above 40 Celsius in parts of Puglia and Sicily in southern Italy until Friday, when the temperatures are expected to drop by about 10 degrees Celsius, according to Repubblica.
UPDATED: Ryanair has made a "non-binding offer" for its loss-making Italian rival Alitalia, the Irish no-frills carrier said on Monday.
Plans to ration water in drought-hit Rome could have serious consequences for public health, Italy's health minister warned on Wednesday.
Austria is building up a stronger police and military presence on it borders in an attempt to reduce the number of asylum seekers trying to enter via Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.