Italy farmers call for Christmas blacklist of planet-polluting food

2015-11-29 20:19

Italy's farmers have called for Alaskan salmon, Californian nuts and Peruvian asparagus to be banished from the nation's Christmas tables to support efforts to stop global warming after the Paris climate summit.

Italy expels 4 Moroccan suspected jihadists

2015-11-24 14:46

Italy has expelled four Moroccans who were found with a video inciting people to “fight the enemies of Islam,” judicial sources say, in the first such move following the Paris terror attacks.

Italy police no longer searching for Paris attack suspect

2015-11-16 22:01

Italy's police is no longer searching for a man suspected of having played a role in Friday's multiple terrorist attacks in Paris, one of its officers says.

Libya accuses Italian navy of violating waters

2015-11-02 06:23

Libya's elected government has accused the Italian navy of violating the country's territorial waters after authorities said they spotted three Italian warships off the eastern coast, but Italy's government dismissed the claim.

Giving names to the dead: The grim side of Italy's migrant crisis

2015-10-28 18:33

From a small office in a drab building near Rome's main train station, Prefect Vincenzo Piscitelli is the man co-ordinating one of the grimmest jobs linked to Europe's ongoing migration crisis.

Ferrari brings Fiat-Chrysler nearly R13-billion from listing

2015-10-27 08:40

The sale of 10% of Ferrari shares on Wall Street has earned Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles gross proceeds of almost R13-billion.

Life's a beach in Italian Riviera town

2015-10-22 18:24

It is a well-known holiday destination and employees of the Italian Riviera resort of San Remo have been caught slipping into vacation mode a little too frequently.

Italians help to save flood-stricken pasta maker

2015-10-19 18:07

An online campaign to help an Italian pasta maker, whose factory was badly damaged by floods, has become an internet sensation.

Media pokes fun at Kerry after gaffe

2015-10-17 22:08

Italian media have poked fun at US Secretary of State John Kerry after he botched an attempt to praise the Milan EXPO world fair in the local language and came dangerously close to foul language.

Italian navy ends search after April shipwreck

2015-10-15 16:55

Italy's navy says it has given up on trying to recover more bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank off Libya six months ago, in what was described at the time as the worst-ever Mediterranean migration accident.


Syrians using fake passports arrested in Italy

2015-11-27 22:30

Three Syrians using fake passports have been arrested in Italy's north-Eastern city of Ancona and are set to be expelled from the country, the ANSA news agency has reported.

Italy expels four Moroccan 'terrorists'

2015-11-23 21:55

Four Moroccans suspected of having embraced Islamist terrorism have been expelled from Italy, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano says.

Paris suspect stayed in country after attacks

2015-11-16 19:04

Italy's highways police are after one of the suspects behind the Paris terrorist attacks, who reportedly initially stayed on in France.

Italy rejects extradition of Tunis attack suspect

2015-10-28 20:35

An Italian court has blocked the extradition and ordered the release of a Moroccan migrant arrested in connection with the beach attack in Tunisia.

MotoGP: Rossi ready to race in Valencia

2015-10-28 09:36

MotoGP championship leader Valentino Rossi will start from the back of the grid at the Valencia race after receiving a contested penalty. But the Italian is not giving up on defending his title.

Modern art installation at Italian museum thrown in bin by mistake

2015-10-26 20:58

Cleaners at a contemporary art museum in northern Italy have thrown away one of its exhibits after mistaking it for rubbish, its management says.

Nato launches biggest military exercise in years

2015-10-19 19:56

Nato says it's launching its biggest military exercise in 13 years, mobilising 36 000 soldiers, sailors and airforce personnel from more than 30 countries to test its ability.

World's longest baguette baked in Italy

2015-10-19 18:07

A Guinness World Record has been set after Italian and French bakers worked together to produce the world's longest baguette - a lengthy 122.4m.

Climate change a 'threat multiplier '- Kerry

2015-10-17 20:03

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that climate change is a threat to global security and has inflamed volatile situations from Europe's migration crisis to the Syrian conflict.

Prosecutors to investigate VW, Lambo managers

2015-10-15 15:05

Prosecutors in Italy are investigating local managers at Volkswagen and Lamborghini for alleged fraud.

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