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A girl in the south of Italy was briefly taken to hospital after discovering a worm in the can of Coca-Cola she'd been drinking.
A three-month-old baby has died after being picked up by rescuers at sea off Libya, because bad weather and a lack of boats made a medical evacuation impossible, aid organizations said on Thursday.
On January 18th, Italy marks the one-year anniversary of a major avalanche in Rigopiano that engulfed a luxury hotel and killed 29 people.
Police in Italy say they have cracked open a violent Chinese criminal group which had infiltrated the national transport sector and expanded into France, Germany and Spain.
In the next of our series of articles introducing you to Italy's major political parties, we take a look at the origins, ideology, and key players of the Northern League.
Around 2,000 people in Naples joined a protest on Wednesday calling for a stop to the recent series of violent attacks in the city's suburbs.
Benevento captain Fabio Lucioni on Wednesday apologized after posts on his Instagram account wishing death on those who imposed a one-year doping ban on him.
Italy's parliament on Wednesday approved a ramped up military presence in Niger by agreeing to send an initial 120 troops with 350 more to follow as Rome looks to stem migration and people trafficking of African migrants.
Italy was lashed by winds of over 100 kilometres an hour on Wednesday, causing trees to topple, disrupting transport and whipping up waves several metres high.
The Italian Antitrust Authority fined six travel websites more than €4 million on Wednesday for lack of transparency and unfair practices, including adding credit card fees and charging customers premium rates for telephone inquiries.
Italy was gripped by a racism row on Tuesday as parties from across the political spectrum weighed in on calls to defend the "white race", sparking anger but also drawing support.
An Italian chef took pity on a fish which had been destined to end up on his diners' plates, returning it to the sea after realizing in the kitchen that the creature was still alive.
Some 1,400 migrants were pulled to safety in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, while rescuers recovered two lifeless bodies from boats attempting the perilous crossing, Italy's coast guard said.
Nestle said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its US candy business to Italy's Ferrero for CHF 2.7 billion ($2.8 billion/2.3 billion euros) in cash as the Swiss food giant shakes up its product portfolio.
Interior Minister Marco Minnitti was in Naples on Tuesday to discuss the city’s problems with gangs of criminal teenagers, who have been blamed for a rising number of violent attacks.
Two Italian populist parties running in elections in March are promising to scrap a compulsory vaccination law, a hot-button issue after a measles outbreak claimed four lives last year.
The upcoming general election in Italy is one of the "political risks" facing the European Union, according to the European Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Pierre Moscovici.
The mayor of Livorno in northwestern Italy has said he is being investigated for complicity in culpable homicide over a flood which killed eight people in the Tuscan city last September.
Pope Francis admitted on Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals.
Attilio Fontana, the leading candidate to govern Italy’s most populous region, says he made a slip of the tongue when he claimed that migration threatened to wipe out “our white race”.