EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about divorce law in Italy

After her American friend's marriage unexpectedly broke down in Italy, blogger Emma Cuthbertson looks at what foreign spouses need to know about the country's separation and divorce laws.

Italy to fine phone-using drivers up to €1,700 in safety crackdown

Italy to fine phone-using drivers up to €1,700 in safety crackdown

Teaching association insists parents abide by current vaccination law

Teaching association insists parents abide by current vaccination law

Italian man cleared of stealing aubergine, nine years on

Italian man cleared of stealing aubergine, nine years on

Italian lawmakers snub vote on divisive citizenship law

Italian lawmakers snub vote on divisive citizenship law

Italy approves ‘living wills’ to decide end-of-life care

Italy approves ‘living wills’ to decide end-of-life care

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony

Italy just revolutionized the way it calculates alimony

Historic ruling gives Vespa legal protection from foreign fakes

Historic ruling gives Vespa legal protection from foreign fakes

Make torture a crime, Council of Europe tells Italy

Make torture a crime, Council of Europe tells Italy

Italy passes law to tackle poverty: Five key points

Italy passes law to tackle poverty: Five key points

Italy just recognized two gay men as adoptive fathers for the first time

Italy just recognized two gay men as adoptive fathers for the first time

Italian region bans women in face veils from entering hospitals

Italian region bans women in face veils from entering hospitals

Italy halts planned wolf cull after howls of protest

Italy halts planned wolf cull after howls of protest

Fountain thief gets suspended sentence for stealing 60 cents

Fountain thief gets suspended sentence for stealing 60 cents

Public masturbation not a crime, says Italy’s top court

Public masturbation not a crime, says Italy’s top court

Italy mulls fines of up to €10k for prostitutes’ clients

Italy mulls fines of up to €10k for prostitutes’ clients

Denying the Holocaust is finally a crime in Italy

Denying the Holocaust is finally a crime in Italy

Italy adopts law to stop shops throwing away food

Italy adopts law to stop shops throwing away food

Italy mulls ‘love rooms’ for prison inmates

Italy mulls ‘love rooms’ for prison inmates

‘Pay back jilted bride’: top court tells groom

‘Pay back jilted bride’: top court tells groom

Lombardy penalises migrant-hosting hotels

Lombardy penalises migrant-hosting hotels

Italian town bans dog barking during naptime

Italian town bans dog barking during naptime

Piacenza pet owners face fines over dog pee

Piacenza pet owners face fines over dog pee

Italy approves radical new electoral law

Italy approves radical new electoral law

Renzi wins first electoral law confidence vote

Renzi wins first electoral law confidence vote

Renzi faces rebellion over electoral law

Renzi faces rebellion over electoral law

Italy pushes for torture law by summer

Italy pushes for torture law by summer

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill

Renzi moves to stop anti-terror snooping

Renzi moves to stop anti-terror snooping

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Italy seeks to stop ‘anti-mosque law’

Italy seeks to stop ‘anti-mosque law’

Italy Senate adopts electoral law framework

Italy Senate adopts electoral law framework

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul

Italy’s winemakers plan to defy EU label law

Italy’s winemakers plan to defy EU label law

Italy’s top court to rule on gay adoption

Italy’s top court to rule on gay adoption

Internet and trains to benefit from Italy revival

Internet and trains to benefit from Italy revival

Unruly Italy is EU’s most disobedient country

Unruly Italy is EU’s most disobedient country

‘Take down Facebook honeymoon snaps’: court

‘Take down Facebook honeymoon snaps’: court

‘Jail pro-anorexia web writers’: Italian MPs

‘Jail pro-anorexia web writers’: Italian MPs

Italy paves the way for speedy divorce

Italy paves the way for speedy divorce

‘Doctors should give us cannabis, not morphine’

‘Doctors should give us cannabis, not morphine’

Italy vote paves way for torture law

Italy vote paves way for torture law

Italy relaxes cannabis penalties

Italy relaxes cannabis penalties

Teen suicide sparks call for ‘cyberbullying’ law

Teen suicide sparks call for ‘cyberbullying’ law

Italy plans crackdown on internet hate

Italy plans crackdown on internet hate

Italian mafia boss to teach prison law course

Italian mafia boss to teach prison law course

New citizenship law in 2014: Kyenge

New citizenship law in 2014: Kyenge

McDonald’s Tuscan burger ad sparks row

McDonald’s Tuscan burger ad sparks row

Italian jails overhauled with new law

Italian jails overhauled with new law

Italy to tackle online racism

Italy to tackle online racism

‘Be as curious as you possibly can’

‘Be as curious as you possibly can’

Former defence minister loses Wikipedia battle

Former defence minister loses Wikipedia battle

Italy’s ‘crazy’ judicial system in ‘critical state’

Italy’s ‘crazy’ judicial system in ‘critical state’

Italy approves law on stem cell therapy

Italy approves law on stem cell therapy