Italy’s fascinating All Souls’ Day traditions

Italy’s fascinating All Souls’ Day traditions

In Italy, November 2nd is a time to remember lost loved ones – and to eat.

10-month-old baby’s death linked to measles

10-month-old baby’s death linked to measles

Rome man killed in wild boar-scooter collision

Rome man killed in wild boar-scooter collision

Two dead after motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Two dead after motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Avalanche victims ‘died of impact, not hypothermia’

Avalanche victims ‘died of impact, not hypothermia’

Venice to pay for funeral of migrant whose suicide was filmed by tourists

Venice to pay for funeral of migrant whose suicide was filmed by tourists

Stories of anguish and luck from a week of tragedies in central Italy

Stories of anguish and luck from a week of tragedies in central Italy

Eight dead after freezing weekend in Italy

Eight dead after freezing weekend in Italy

Man dead after falling from Milan cathedral terrace

Man dead after falling from Milan cathedral terrace

Funeral halted after corpse mix-up in Naples

Funeral halted after corpse mix-up in Naples

Paperwork delay leads to fatal bridge collapse in Italy

Paperwork delay leads to fatal bridge collapse in Italy

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead

Endangered Italian bear killed in suspected hit-and-run

Endangered Italian bear killed in suspected hit-and-run

Light aircraft crashes and catches fire in northern Italy, killing one

Light aircraft crashes and catches fire in northern Italy, killing one

Remains of ‘up to six bodies’ discovered in Sicilian cave

Remains of ‘up to six bodies’ discovered in Sicilian cave

Italian tourist trampled to death by elephant

Italian tourist trampled to death by elephant

Italian man ‘kept dead mum’s body in freezer for months’

Italian man ‘kept dead mum’s body in freezer for months’

Rescuers search for 15 still missing in Amatrice

Rescuers search for 15 still missing in Amatrice

Italy’s museums offer takings to restore quake-hit region

Italy’s museums offer takings to restore quake-hit region

Food the only comfort for Italy’s earthquake survivors

Food the only comfort for Italy’s earthquake survivors

In pics: Makeshift shelters house Italy’s quake survivors

In pics: Makeshift shelters house Italy’s quake survivors

Italy prepares to mourn earthquake dead

Italy prepares to mourn earthquake dead

Italy quake: Probe opens into building collapses

Italy quake: Probe opens into building collapses

Italy must do more to reduce earthquake risk: experts

Italy must do more to reduce earthquake risk: experts

Italy earthquake death toll revised down to 241

Italy earthquake death toll revised down to 241

‘We only heard their cats’: quake sorrow of Italian village

‘We only heard their cats’: quake sorrow of Italian village

As it happened: Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247

As it happened: Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247

Autopsy finds Italian victims of Dhaka attack were tortured

Autopsy finds Italian victims of Dhaka attack were tortured

Italian man killed in front of family by swarm of bees

Italian man killed in front of family by swarm of bees

Italian man jailed for slowly killing noisy dog with nuts

Italian man jailed for slowly killing noisy dog with nuts

One dead in explosion at popular Rome bar

One dead in explosion at popular Rome bar

Former Italy coach Cesare Maldini dies at 84

Former Italy coach Cesare Maldini dies at 84

EU demands Egypt cooperate on death of Italian student

EU demands Egypt cooperate on death of Italian student

Raffaele Sollecito creates a social network for the dead

Raffaele Sollecito creates a social network for the dead

Four probed after Italian actor hanged during live show

Four probed after Italian actor hanged during live show

Loren leads stars in tributes to late Italian director

Loren leads stars in tributes to late Italian director

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84

Italians petition God to ‘bring back David Bowie’

Italians petition God to ‘bring back David Bowie’

Italy pensioner dies in biscuit hunting accident

Italy pensioner dies in biscuit hunting accident

Italy’s shadowy masonic leader dies aged 96

Italy’s shadowy masonic leader dies aged 96

Woman ‘killed’ by Italy’s burdensome red tape

Woman ‘killed’ by Italy’s burdensome red tape

Italian farmer killed by hormonal pet deer

Italian farmer killed by hormonal pet deer

Dying for a coffee? Then head to Bologna

Dying for a coffee? Then head to Bologna

Italian pensioner fakes death ‘for a laugh’

Italian pensioner fakes death ‘for a laugh’

German killed by train in Italy in bid to save dog

German killed by train in Italy in bid to save dog

Two killed during historical re-enactment

Two killed during historical re-enactment

UK police probe death of Italian restaurant owner

UK police probe death of Italian restaurant owner

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps

Italian base jumper dies in Swiss Alps

Reporters threatened over mafia boss’s funeral

Reporters threatened over mafia boss’s funeral

Two dead from ‘mad cow’ disease in Lecce

Two dead from ‘mad cow’ disease in Lecce

Fireworks factory blast death toll rises to ten

Fireworks factory blast death toll rises to ten

Body of 22-year-old German found by Tiber

Body of 22-year-old German found by Tiber

Man’s body found at home 7 years after death

Man’s body found at home 7 years after death

Family dog kills three-year-old girl

Family dog kills three-year-old girl

Jail sought over German tourist gondola death

Jail sought over German tourist gondola death

Seven-year-old boy dies in Italian mountains

Seven-year-old boy dies in Italian mountains

Man dies saving blind dog in Italy

Man dies saving blind dog in Italy

Baby dies in ambulance as hospitals are full

Baby dies in ambulance as hospitals are full

At least 27 likely to have died in ferry fire

At least 27 likely to have died in ferry fire

Blaze-hit ferry death toll rises to eight

Blaze-hit ferry death toll rises to eight

Pantani was ‘scared’ to win 1999 Giro: mother

Pantani was ‘scared’ to win 1999 Giro: mother

Gondola crash victim’s family want €6 million

Gondola crash victim’s family want €6 million

Muslim councillor flees Italy over death threats

Muslim councillor flees Italy over death threats

German tourist falls to death in Italian Alps

German tourist falls to death in Italian Alps

Man found dead on Italian train with €30,000

Man found dead on Italian train with €30,000

Russian killed over ‘drug dealing grudge’

Russian killed over ‘drug dealing grudge’

Italian man crushed to death by giant crucifix

Italian man crushed to death by giant crucifix

Student jumps to death from university building

Student jumps to death from university building

Mystery deepens over boy’s death in Rome

Mystery deepens over boy’s death in Rome

Mafia toxic waste protester dies of cancer

Mafia toxic waste protester dies of cancer

Italian man turns son’s remains into a diamond

Italian man turns son’s remains into a diamond

Man burns to death in attempt to steal copper

Man burns to death in attempt to steal copper

180 dead in Saturday’s migrant boat disaster in Med: survivors

180 dead in Saturday’s migrant boat disaster in Med: survivors

Seven dead in new migrant boat tragedies: Italy

Seven dead in new migrant boat tragedies: Italy

Migrant boat ‘tomb’ could go on show at Milan’s cathedral

Migrant boat ‘tomb’ could go on show at Milan’s cathedral

Italian tourist killed in Rio after GPS misdirection

Italian tourist killed in Rio after GPS misdirection

Italy’s ‘Angel of Death’ anaesthetist held over suspicious deaths

Italy’s ‘Angel of Death’ anaesthetist held over suspicious deaths

25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat: MSF

25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat: MSF

Man held over death of US student to remain in jail

Man held over death of US student to remain in jail

Italy rescues 700 migrants and recovers four bodies

Italy rescues 700 migrants and recovers four bodies

Egypt rejects police role in brutal death of Italian student

Egypt rejects police role in brutal death of Italian student

Refugees face death threats at Italian hotel

Refugees face death threats at Italian hotel

Italian tour operator found dead in Kenya

Italian tour operator found dead in Kenya

Sixty migrants ‘stabbed to death by traffickers’

Sixty migrants ‘stabbed to death by traffickers’