Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

In honour of Italy's national Dante Day on March 25th, here's the curious story of why, when Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, Florence isn't where he ended up.

4.6-magnitude earthquake strikes north-east Italy

4.6-magnitude earthquake strikes north-east Italy

Map shows Italian city inspired Tolkien town

Map shows Italian city inspired Tolkien town

Italian police swoop on foreign fighter suspect

Italian police swoop on foreign fighter suspect

Italian priest hits boy on scooter and flees

Italian priest hits boy on scooter and flees

Missing dog found after nine years

Missing dog found after nine years

Probe launched into banana attack

Probe launched into banana attack

Italian minister faces allegations of tax evasion

Italian minister faces allegations of tax evasion