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Archaeologists have been left at a loss by the discovery of some mysterious ruins in Rome, which could be the remains of one of the city's earliest churches.
After a scorching weekend, Italy experienced a wave of storms and rainfall across many parts of the country on Monday evening, with the extreme weather set to continue on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo said on Monday that he's "different" from other players of his age who move to China or Qatar for mega-money deals, during an official unveiling as a Juventus player in which he said he wanted to help bring Champions League success to his new club.
Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said during a visit to Moscow on Monday that he wanted to see EU sanctions against Russia dropped "by the end of the year".
A 21-year-old French woman was kidnapped at the Hilton Milan by four armed men as she was about to scam four Indian business people with a suitcase of mainly fake money.
A new study by the University of Pisa found worrying quantities of tiny plastic particles embedded in Italy's sandy beaches.
A group of Italian campaigners are sending postcards to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to protest his hardline stance on migration and to draw attention to deaths at sea.
All of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency boats have disembarked in Sicily after disputes over which countries would take in the rescued migrants.
A Turin hit by Cristiano Ronaldo fever awaits the striker on Monday as Juventus prepare to unveil the surprise signing, that after the end of the World Cup, puts all eyes on the Italian champions and Serie A.
France and Malta have agreed to take 50 migrants each out of 450 stranded at sea on two EU border agency vessels, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Saturday after pressing his European peers to keep their promise to share the burden.
Several thousand people protested Saturday on the France-Italy border against European states closing their frontiers to migrants, AFP journalists said.
Italy's already weak growth forecasts were revised downwards on Friday, a potential roadblock to the country's new anti-establishment and far-right coalition government's expensive promises amid trade tensions between the United States and the European Union.
Italy and Malta appeared to be heading for another spat over migrant arrivals after the Italian interior minister on Friday said he would not allow a ship carrying over 400 people to dock.
In a landmark decision, Italy’s highest court has ruled that telling migrants to “go away” is racism.
Italy is under the grip of a mini heatwave starting on Friday and set to last over the weekend, with temperatures expected to peak on Saturday and pushing 40C in many cities.
Italy's deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio said Friday that a majority in parliament would reject an EU-Canada free trade deal, thereby threatening to scupper the entire agreement.
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Italy's lower house of parliament on Thursday voted in favour of cutting the pensions of many former parliamentarians in a victory for the Five Star Movement (M5S), which has long called for the measure.
Dozens of migrants were permitted to disembark from an Italian coast guard ship in Sicily late on Thursday, after they were held at the port over suspicions that some had been involved in a reported mutiny.
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said over 60 migrants on board an Italian coastguard ship that docked in Sicily on Thursday were "not authorized to disembark", pending an investigation into a reported mutiny.