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US president Joe Biden thanks Draghi for his leadership. Italy's outgoing premier Mario Draghi was honoured with the World Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith organisation dedicated t...
More than 400 mm of rain fell in a few hours. At least 10 people have died and several remain missing after flash floods hit Italy's eastern Marche region on Thursday, civil protection authorities announced. The deat...
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Unions call public transport strike over safety of workers. Commuters in Italy face widespread disruption on local public transport networks on Friday 16 September due to an eight-hour strike. The nationwide protest...
Ferragni calls on followers to vote in Italy's election. Italian influencer Chiara Ferragni has urged her 27 million followers on Instagram to "make their voices heard" by voting in the country's general election on 25...
Bella Ciao debate comes ahead of elections in Italy. Italian singer-songwriter Laura Pausini has sparked controversy after refusing to sing Italy's anti-fascist resistance anthem Bella Ciao on Spanish television due to...
Treccani tackles gender discrimination with "revolutionary" new edition. Italy's historic Treccani dictionary will register the feminine form of nouns and adjectives on an equal footing with the masculine as well as abo...
Fratelli d'Italia rides high in opinion polls two weeks ahead of vote. Italy’s right-wing alliance is poised to win a clear majority in both houses of parliament in the general election on 25 September, final opinion po...
Row comes ahead of Italy's upcoming general election. The popular children's cartoon series Peppa Pig is at the centre of a political row in Italy over the show's inclusion of two co-parenting lesbian polar bears. Th...
Books of condolences at British embassy in Rome, British Consulate General in Milan, and All Saints' Anglican church in Rome. Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the British embassy to Italy has opened a book of...
The Queen first visited Italy as Princess Elizabeth in 1951. Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Thursday at the age of 96, visited Italy on five occasions, four of which were state visits during her 70-year reign. Her f...
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Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96. Italian president Sergio Mattarella has offered his condolences on behalf of Italy on the death of Queen Elizabeth II who died in Balmoral on Thursday afternoon at the age of 96. “A f...
Incident comes a few weeks after tourists surfed on Grand Canal. Venice police arrested a Belgian tourist who stole a water taxi from the city's Marco Polo airport and took it for a high-speed joy ride down the Grand Ca...
Heating to be cut by 1°C as Italy aims to save energy. Italy is to turn down the heating in homes and businesses this winter as part of energy-saving plans to cut gas consumption and reduce the risks linked to a "potent...
Authorities had deemed the wild bear "problematic". A female brown bear known as F43 died in a trap in the north Italian region of Trentino during a "routine intervention" to replace the wild animal's GPS collar. Ini...
Tourist said he did not know about Rome's "urban decorum" rules. A 55-year-old American tourist was fined €450 for sitting at an historic fountain in Rome's central Monti quarter to enjoy a gelato and a beer. The inc...
US soldier lost his dog tag in Italy 78 years ago. Two metal detector enthusiasts in Italy discovered a missing identity tag belonging to a World War II-era American soldier on a beach near Rome. The unexpected disco...
Italy chooses talks with Certares-led group over MSC-Luthansa bid. Italy's treasury has chosen to enter exclusive talks for the sale of a majority stake in ITA Airways with a consortium led by US private equity fund Cer...
Italian politicians embrace TikTok during election campaign. Silvio Berlusconi, the 85-year-old leader of Italy's centre-right Forza Italia party and former Italian premier, made his debut on TikTok on Thursday ahead of...
Rome activates phone number to report hornet sightings. After the seagulls and wild boar, Rome is grappling with its latest "invasion" from the animal world: the Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis). The large insects...
Italy's bars and restaurants face crippling energy bills. An historic pizzeria in Naples has published a "provocative" receipt charging customers a nominal contribution towards its gas bills as energy prices in Italy co...
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