Italy's Five Star leader celebrates poll triumph in hometown
Rapturous applause welcomed Luigi Di Maio, the charismatic leader of Italy's triumphant anti-establishment Five Star Movement, in his hometown on Tuesday, even as supporters pondered how the party could come to power.
Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead
Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday.
Berlusconi protege with his sights on Italy's top job
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, the man picked by Silvio Berlusconi as his choice to be Italy's next prime minister, is an affable networker and long-time ally of the billionaire media tycoon.
Conte, Mancini and or Di Biagio on Italy coach shortlist
Italy's new coach will be Antonio Conte or Roberto Mancini or Luigi Di Biagio, Italian federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Wednesday.
FIFA's Infantino says Italy's World Cup failure is a wake-up call
FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed Thursday his dispair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon.
Italy migrant shooting spree 'triggered by woman's murder'
A far-right supporter suspected of wounding six Africans in a shooting spree in central Italy said the "trigger" for his attacks was the murder of an Italian woman, allegedly by a Nigerian asylum seeker, according to media reports Sunday.
Six injured in Italy drive-by shooting targeting foreigners
A shaven-headed far-right supporter wounded six foreigners Saturday in a brazen drive-by shooting in central Italy and was later arrested, police and local officials said. After the morning assault in the town of Macerata, the suspect got out of his car, made a fascist salute with a tricolour Italian flag draped over his shoulders and…
Three dead as packed Italy commuter train derails
Three women were killed and a dozen people seriously injured after a packed Italian commuter train derailed on Thursday near the northern city of Milan. Witnesses told the media the regional train began to shake heavily as if it were running over rocks, before braking suddenly and derailing. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni promised that…
Three dead, scores injured as train derails in Italy
At least three people were killed and 10 seriously injured when a packed regional train derailed Thursday near Milan in northern Italy, emergency services said.
Nollywood Stephanie Linus gives hope to trafficked victims in Italy
Nollywood Stephanie Linus, says her advocacy visit to Italy, on human trafficking was to further raise awareness on the heinous crime and give hope to victims. Linus is currently in Italy, to advocate for victims of human trafficking in partnership with the international medical humanitarian organization – Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and SOS Mediterranee. According…