Ten good things that happened in Italy in 2016

Ten good things that happened in Italy in 2016

It wasn't all bad...

Magical musical to kick off star-studded Venice fest

Magical musical to kick off star-studded Venice fest

Cyclist Viviani wins gold for Italy in Rio

Cyclist Viviani wins gold for Italy in Rio

Five Italian athletes going for gold at the Rio Olympics

Five Italian athletes going for gold at the Rio Olympics

Italy energy giant boosts 2016 profit forecast

Italy energy giant boosts 2016 profit forecast

Three dead as Italy bakes under heatwave

Three dead as Italy bakes under heatwave

Conte theatrics a boon for Italy, and Chelsea fans

Conte theatrics a boon for Italy, and Chelsea fans

Germany boss to banish Italy ‘curse’ in quarter-final clash

Germany boss to banish Italy ‘curse’ in quarter-final clash

Italy dump Spain out of Euro 2016 with 2-0 win

Italy dump Spain out of Euro 2016 with 2-0 win

Italy fends off Swedish challenge with 1-0 win

Italy fends off Swedish challenge with 1-0 win

Italy given raucous welcome by waiting Azzurri fans

Italy given raucous welcome by waiting Azzurri fans

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Italy ‘not among the favourites’ in Euro 2016

Italy ‘not among the favourites’ in Euro 2016

Motta and De Rossi get nod for Italy in Euro 2016

Motta and De Rossi get nod for Italy in Euro 2016

Pirlo and Balotelli missing as Conte finetunes Italy squad

Pirlo and Balotelli missing as Conte finetunes Italy squad

Italians look cheerful – so why do they claim to be unhappy?

Italians look cheerful – so why do they claim to be unhappy?

Italy consumers to pay less for electricity in 2016

Italy consumers to pay less for electricity in 2016

Year in review: Italy’s major stories in 2015

Year in review: Italy’s major stories in 2015

Pirelli 2016 calendar opts for brains over beauty

Pirelli 2016 calendar opts for brains over beauty

No Euro gift for Norway, says Italy’s Conte

No Euro gift for Norway, says Italy’s Conte

Conte demands Italy seal Euro 2016 ticket

Conte demands Italy seal Euro 2016 ticket

Napoli’s Insigne added to Italy squad

Napoli’s Insigne added to Italy squad

Juve stars called up for Italy versus Croatia

Juve stars called up for Italy versus Croatia

Italy has expelled 35 Islamist terrorists in 2016: Alfano

Italy has expelled 35 Islamist terrorists in 2016: Alfano

Trains and flights to be hit by national strike this weekend

Trains and flights to be hit by national strike this weekend

Italy to play England in football friendly

Italy to play England in football friendly