Italian senator slammed after mother found illegally occupying public housing

Italian senator slammed after mother found illegally occupying public housing

The vice president of Italy’s senate, Five Star Movement politician Paola Taverna, came under fire on Monday when it transpired that her eighty year old mother has for years been illicitly living in Rome's public housing despite the family owning several other properties.

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Footballer Mario Balotelli blasts Italy’s first black senator

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

Italy elects its first black senator: Toni Iwobi of the League

Italy debates fines and prison terms for people who spread fake news

Italy debates fines and prison terms for people who spread fake news

Soon, married Italians might not have to promise to be faithful

Soon, married Italians might not have to promise to be faithful

Italy parliament approves new government

Italy parliament approves new government

Italy’s referendum: Seven key questions and answers

Italy’s referendum: Seven key questions and answers

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote

Italy’s Senate approves gay unions bill

Italy’s Senate approves gay unions bill

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?

Italy gay unions face defeat as left-wing Catholics rebel

Italy gay unions face defeat as left-wing Catholics rebel

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi

Italy rejects ‘robotic ploy’ to stall reform bill

Italy rejects ‘robotic ploy’ to stall reform bill

82 million amendments stall Renzi’s reform

82 million amendments stall Renzi’s reform

Berlusconi slams pension cut as ‘an insult’

Berlusconi slams pension cut as ‘an insult’

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Italian Senate approves ‘speedy divorce’

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms

Mafia threats against local politicians rising

Mafia threats against local politicians rising

Italy Senate moves to outlaw Holocaust denial

Italy Senate moves to outlaw Holocaust denial

‘Not racist’ to call black person orangutan

‘Not racist’ to call black person orangutan

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Italy’s Senate green-lights new electoral law

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul

Gay unions debate to reach Senate by January

Gay unions debate to reach Senate by January

Italy’s state barbers’ pay trimmed…to €99,000

Italy’s state barbers’ pay trimmed…to €99,000

Italy passes first test on Senate revamp

Italy passes first test on Senate revamp

Renzi wins: Senate agrees to neuter itself

Renzi wins: Senate agrees to neuter itself

Why Italy’s economy could soon get better

Why Italy’s economy could soon get better

Renzi slammed for ‘coup’ over Senate changes

Renzi slammed for ‘coup’ over Senate changes

Italy’s Senate revamp faces uphill struggle

Italy’s Senate revamp faces uphill struggle

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

I’m finished if reform doesn’t pass: Renzi

I’m finished if reform doesn’t pass: Renzi

Renzi’s reform boosted by confidence vote

Renzi’s reform boosted by confidence vote

Senate moves to ease tough immigration rules

Senate moves to ease tough immigration rules

Italian Senate approves 2014 budget

Italian Senate approves 2014 budget

Italian politics costs taxpayers €757 a year

Italian politics costs taxpayers €757 a year

Berlusconi breaks social media record

Berlusconi breaks social media record

‘Berlusconi has a personality disorder’

‘Berlusconi has a personality disorder’

Vote on Berlusconi’s expulsion looms

Vote on Berlusconi’s expulsion looms

Vote on Berlusconi’s exit set for end of November

Vote on Berlusconi’s exit set for end of November

Italy moves to abolish political party funding

Italy moves to abolish political party funding

Italy may criminalize Holocaust denial

Italy may criminalize Holocaust denial

Italian senators propose Berlusconi expulsion

Italian senators propose Berlusconi expulsion

Is now the end for Berlusconi?

Is now the end for Berlusconi?

Minister hits back over ‘orangutan’ slur

Minister hits back over ‘orangutan’ slur