WATCH: Italian police seize around 270kg of heroin

2018-11-09 15:09

Italian police have uncovered 270kg of heroin which is their biggest haul in at least 20 years. They discovered the drugs after spotting suspicious containers in Genoa before tracking it to a destination in the Netherlands.

'Total disaster' as Italy storms kill at least 30

2018-11-05 08:13

Floods have killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy's week-long storm toll beyond 30.

Jeep enlists its Grand Cherokee combat terrorism

2018-11-01 06:57

Jeep's Grand Cherokee has put on the uniform of the Italian Carabinieri and joined the anti-terrorism unit.

WATCH: Violent storms pound Italy

2018-10-30 20:49

Several regions are on high alert as fierce winds and rain lash Italy, leaving at least nine dead.

Italy set to tell EU it won't back down on 2.4% deficit target

2018-10-22 11:11

Italy’s populist coalition will tell the European Commission it’s sticking to a 2019 budget plan with a 2.4% deficit target, though changes are possible depending on the bond yield spread and economic growth.

Italian press savages Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari

2018-10-09 09:10

The Italian press has savaged Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel as the Maranello team's 2018 title falls apart.

Italian who shot at Africans in racist attack jailed for 12 years: reports

2018-10-04 11:37

A far-right sympathiser who injured six African during a violent revenge attack in the central Italian town of Macerata has been sentenced to 12 years in jail, report says.

Pope opens youth synod as confidence dips on abuse fallout

2018-10-03 22:12

Pope Francis is urging Catholic bishops to dream of a future free of the mistakes and sins of the past as he opens a global gathering of church leaders amid renewed outrage over the priestly sex abuse and cover-up scandal.

FIRST DRIVE: Audi's luxury SA-bound Q3

2018-09-26 14:20

Sean Parker travelled to Italy to drive Audi's second-generation Q3, and discovers it has more in common with Ingolstadt's bigger, more plush SUVs.

African Union denounces 'slaves' jibe from Italy's Salvini

2018-09-19 17:41

The African Union has called on Italy's far-right interior minister to withdraw comments he made last week in which he referred to Africans as slaves.


WATCH: Top World news stories you have to watch today

2018-11-06 08:59

US sanctions on Iran come into force | Italy deals with multiple deaths from storms; here are the top World news stories for today.

10 dead in Sicily floods

2018-11-04 11:05

Ten people, including a family of nine, have died in floods around Palermo on the southern Italian island of Sicily, rescue services have said as fierce storms continue to exact a deadly toll.

WATCH: Italian storm destroys hundreds of cars

2018-10-31 21:28

Storm surges have caused massive damage on the Liguria coast in northern Italy.

Italy fines Apple, Samsung millions for slowing phones with upgrades

2018-10-25 14:08

Italy's competition authority says it will be fining Apple and Samsung €10m and €5m respectively for the so-called "planned obsolescence" of their smartphones.

Fiat sells auto parts unit to Japan's Calsonic for €6.2-billion

2018-10-22 10:56

Fiat Chrysler said on Monday it was selling its Italian auto parts unit Magneti Marelli to Japan's Calsonic Kansei (CK) in a deal worth €6.2-billion.

One dead, two flee as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

2018-10-08 10:14

A boat carrying migrants trying to reach Italy from Tunisia has capsized, killing one person, a security source in the north African country says.

Italian who shot at Africans in racist attack jailed for 12 years - reports

2018-10-04 06:29

A far-right sympathiser who injured six Africans during a violent revenge attack in the central Italian town of Macerata has reportedly been sentenced to 12 years in jail.

Asian markets mixed, euro weak on brewing Italy risk

2018-10-03 07:17

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday and the euro struggled to recover from recent selling pressure as a brewing spat between Italy and the European Union fans fears of another crisis in the eurozone.


2018-09-23 10:42

Rapper Cassper Nyovest, real name Relifiloe Phoolo and TV and radio personality Thando Thabethe are living their best lives in Italy.

Ferrari set to launch an SUV, line-up of 60% hybrid cars by 2022

2018-09-19 09:19

Most of the cars built by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by 2022, said the Italian luxury car manufacturer, including its first SUV.

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