Italian police said on Thursday they arrested a man who used thallium, found in rat poison, to murder two grandparents and an aunt because he claimed they were "unclean".
Milan celebrates local and national public holidays this week, giving it a four-day weekend packed with festivities. Local writer Rachael Martin presents her top picks for how to spend the holiday.
Looking for ways to brighten the darkest month of the year? From ski slopes to fire festivals, marathons to markets, Italy has plenty to offer.
Journalists at La Repubblica and L'Espresso saw their offices targeted by supporters of Italy's Forza Nuova in what the far-right party called the start of a “war” against the left.
Unesco has declared Naples' trademark technique of pizza making part of the world's "intangible heritage". Chefs and historians explain just what makes it so special.