Italian hospital employee accused of skipping work for 15 years

Italian hospital employee accused of skipping work for 15 years

A hospital worker described as the “king of absentees” by Italian media is being investigated after allegedly skipping work for 15 years - but receiving his full salary.

‘Ndrangheta: Italian grandma tips off police to bring down mafia clan

‘Ndrangheta: Italian grandma tips off police to bring down mafia clan

‘Free to choose’: The scheme helping women and children leave Italy’s mafia clans

‘Free to choose’: The scheme helping women and children leave Italy’s mafia clans

‘Ndrangheta: Major Italian mafia ‘maxi-trial’ kicks off with over 350 defendants

‘Ndrangheta: Major Italian mafia ‘maxi-trial’ kicks off with over 350 defendants

Meet Nicola Gratteri, the prosecutor leading Italy’s battle against the mafia

Meet Nicola Gratteri, the prosecutor leading Italy’s battle against the mafia

Italy’s Calabria region turns to war relief charity as third health commissioner quits

Italy’s Calabria region turns to war relief charity as third health commissioner quits

Easyjet apologises for advertising southern Italian region’s ‘mafia activity and earthquakes’

Easyjet apologises for advertising southern Italian region’s ‘mafia activity and earthquakes’

‘We’re Covid-free’: Remote Italian village aims to tempt buyers with one-euro homes offer

‘We’re Covid-free’: Remote Italian village aims to tempt buyers with one-euro homes offer

UPDATED: These are the Italian regions that now require tourists to register in advance

UPDATED: These are the Italian regions that now require tourists to register in advance

‘We’d all be dead’: Crumbling hospitals in southern Italy fear spread of coronavirus

‘We’d all be dead’: Crumbling hospitals in southern Italy fear spread of coronavirus

Italian police chief and ex-MP among 334 people arrested in major mafia bust

Italian police chief and ex-MP among 334 people arrested in major mafia bust

Meet the ’Ndrangheta: It’s time to bust some myths about the Calabrian mafia

Meet the ’Ndrangheta: It’s time to bust some myths about the Calabrian mafia

Weekend Wanderlust: Scilla, the jewel of Italy’s Violet Coast

Weekend Wanderlust: Scilla, the jewel of Italy’s Violet Coast

Storm-battered southern Italy hit by more bad weather

Storm-battered southern Italy hit by more bad weather

Calabria flooding claims mother and son

Calabria flooding claims mother and son

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Calabria, none harmed

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Calabria, none harmed

At least ten dead in flood in southern Italy

At least ten dead in flood in southern Italy

One dead, one injured in suspected car bombing in southern Italy

One dead, one injured in suspected car bombing in southern Italy

Italy dissolves five town councils for mafia infiltration

Italy dissolves five town councils for mafia infiltration

Italian police seize €50 million stash of ‘Isis drugs’

Italian police seize €50 million stash of ‘Isis drugs’

Italian police arrest two over claims they paid farm workers according to skin colour

Italian police arrest two over claims they paid farm workers according to skin colour

Italian property of the week: Seaside condo on the toe of Italy’s boot

Italian property of the week: Seaside condo on the toe of Italy’s boot

Italian hotelier warns guest: ‘We don’t accept gays or animals’

Italian hotelier warns guest: ‘We don’t accept gays or animals’

Two reported dead in Italy’s wildfires

Two reported dead in Italy’s wildfires

How Italy is helping teenage mafia heirs escape the criminal underworld

How Italy is helping teenage mafia heirs escape the criminal underworld

Meet the man helping Italy’s mafia children through therapy

Meet the man helping Italy’s mafia children through therapy

Italian submarine rams cargo ship in rare accident

Italian submarine rams cargo ship in rare accident

The untold story of thousands of Italian children sent away from their parents in the 1950s

The untold story of thousands of Italian children sent away from their parents in the 1950s

Police close two public schools over mafia links

Police close two public schools over mafia links

One dead as rain wreaks havoc in southern Italy

One dead as rain wreaks havoc in southern Italy

Italy police nab mafia fugitive known as ‘The Dancer’

Italy police nab mafia fugitive known as ‘The Dancer’

Police catch mafia fugitive ‘Mamma’ in secret room in his own home

Police catch mafia fugitive ‘Mamma’ in secret room in his own home

The Italian farmers cultivating an ancient Jewish tradition

The Italian farmers cultivating an ancient Jewish tradition

Renzi revives plan for a ‘bridge to Sicily’

Renzi revives plan for a ‘bridge to Sicily’

Italy gives world’s oldest illustrated book new display

Italy gives world’s oldest illustrated book new display

Calabria’s migrant workers protest over ‘racist’ shooting

Calabria’s migrant workers protest over ‘racist’ shooting

Italians propose giant cable car linking Sicily and Calabria

Italians propose giant cable car linking Sicily and Calabria

Forty-four injured in Italy coach crash

Forty-four injured in Italy coach crash

Italian town warns people to ‘stop dying’

Italian town warns people to ‘stop dying’

Top that! Italy snatches pizza title from Spain

Top that! Italy snatches pizza title from Spain

The village where mafia ‘stole’ the right to vote

The village where mafia ‘stole’ the right to vote

Italy and FBI bust mafia network in NYC pizzeria

Italy and FBI bust mafia network in NYC pizzeria

Italian town promotes itself with Nazi photo

Italian town promotes itself with Nazi photo

Italian mafia looted WWII ship for bombs

Italian mafia looted WWII ship for bombs

Pilot dies after crashing into Calabria restaurant

Pilot dies after crashing into Calabria restaurant

Cops probe poor parents who keep kids at home

Cops probe poor parents who keep kids at home

Italy’s journalists live in fear of mafia threat

Italy’s journalists live in fear of mafia threat

Italian cop faked illness to become lifeguard

Italian cop faked illness to become lifeguard

‘The Madonna does not bow to gangsters’

‘The Madonna does not bow to gangsters’

Faker: Give me €3,000 and I’ll make you a cop

Faker: Give me €3,000 and I’ll make you a cop

Pope to visit town of boy killed by mafia

Pope to visit town of boy killed by mafia

Italy plans global network to fight mafia

Italy plans global network to fight mafia

Calf born with three eyes in Calabria

Calf born with three eyes in Calabria

Huge cocaine haul stashed among bananas

Huge cocaine haul stashed among bananas

Italian mother kills son over father’s affair

Italian mother kills son over father’s affair

Italian women take on the mafia

Italian women take on the mafia

Italy cocaine cargo at Syrian weapons port

Italy cocaine cargo at Syrian weapons port

Italian businesses get €240 million boost

Italian businesses get €240 million boost

Mafia-linked killers put 50 cent price on child’s life

Mafia-linked killers put 50 cent price on child’s life

Italian toddler killed and torched in mafia feud

Italian toddler killed and torched in mafia feud

Calabrian port to host Syria chemical transfer

Calabrian port to host Syria chemical transfer

Greek bronzes raise hope of southern Italy revival

Greek bronzes raise hope of southern Italy revival

Rome police crack secret mafia code

Rome police crack secret mafia code

Pensioner runs over ‘noisy’ kids

Pensioner runs over ‘noisy’ kids

‘Anti-mafia’ mayor arrested for mafia ties

‘Anti-mafia’ mayor arrested for mafia ties

Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy

Sardinia mourns flood dead as storms hit Italy

Villagers outraged after artist pulls down church

Villagers outraged after artist pulls down church

A Rabbi helps Italians find their Jewish roots

A Rabbi helps Italians find their Jewish roots

Calabrian mayor resigns after ‘mafia pressure’

Calabrian mayor resigns after ‘mafia pressure’

Woman ‘got dead mum’s benefits for eight years’

Woman ‘got dead mum’s benefits for eight years’

‘It’s not in our character to sit and wait’

‘It’s not in our character to sit and wait’

Mafia rituals revealed in southern Italy

Mafia rituals revealed in southern Italy

‘Envious’ sex shop bomber arrested

‘Envious’ sex shop bomber arrested

Bomb hurled into Calabria retirement home

Bomb hurled into Calabria retirement home

Berlusconi party MP probed in mafia sweep

Berlusconi party MP probed in mafia sweep

Biggest ever anti-mafia raid in Rome

Biggest ever anti-mafia raid in Rome

Mayor arrested in anti-mafia sweep

Mayor arrested in anti-mafia sweep

Anti-mafia mayor quits after mob threats

Anti-mafia mayor quits after mob threats

Fake colonel arrested in southern Italy

Fake colonel arrested in southern Italy

‘Don’t expect it to be all sunshine and wine’

‘Don’t expect it to be all sunshine and wine’

Italian mafioso arrested in Colombia: Interpol

Italian mafioso arrested in Colombia: Interpol

Inside the slum that houses southern Italy’s migrant workforce

Inside the slum that houses southern Italy’s migrant workforce

Italian police detain man suspected of shooting migrant worker dead

Italian police detain man suspected of shooting migrant worker dead

Migrant workers in southern Italy strike after Malian man shot dead

Migrant workers in southern Italy strike after Malian man shot dead

Migrant workers in Calabria protest after woman dies in tent city fire

Migrant workers in Calabria protest after woman dies in tent city fire

Italian town looks to refugees for revival

Italian town looks to refugees for revival

Calabria risks EU cash loss for failing to spend

Calabria risks EU cash loss for failing to spend

Foreign farm workers are ‘treated like slaves’

Foreign farm workers are ‘treated like slaves’

Syrians among 230 boat people landed in Italy

Syrians among 230 boat people landed in Italy