An Italian athlete who allegedly tried using a fake penis to cheat a doping test has been banned for 30 months. His girlfriend has also been banned from sport for two years for allegedly helping him.
Barbara Aeillo is Italy's first and only female rabbi. The daughter of a German death camp liberator, she speaks to The Local about rediscovering her own Calabrian roots as well as her mission of helping Italians who have lost their Jewish heritage to embrace theirs.
Sardinians have launched a campaign to banish the Italian language from their island, by changing place names on Google Maps to the local language.
Italian MPs are paid €11,703 a month and receive €4,003 in overnight expenses, far higher than many of their European counterparts, research has found.
Low-cost airline easyJet will create over 400 new jobs as its makes Naples' Capodichino airport its third largest base in Italy after Rome and Milan.
The body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died last week in Italy aged 100, should be sent to Germany and incinerated, the head of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre said in an interview.
A German bishop who is under fire for spending €31 million on his new headquarters, including €15,000 on a bath tub, was summoned to Rome on Sunday – and flew with budget airline Ryanair.
Italy on Monday planned a large-scale deployment of forces in the Mediterranean to manage the influx of asylum seekers as the latest boatload carrying 137 migrants arrived on its shores.
DNA tests have revealed there were "no traces" of British student Meredith Kercher's blood on the kitchen knife she was thought to have been killed with.