Italy

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Ancient statue of Hercules emerges from Rome sewerage repairs
Work depicting mythological hero and apparently dating back to Roman imperial period found near Appian Way

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Jan, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Italian hospital investigated after newborn dies under sleeping mother
Thousands sign petition calling for better postnatal care amid concerns over conditions in maternity units

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

26, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Letter: Gina Lollobrigida obituary
Tom Stubbs writes: Gina Lollobrigida displayed a considerable flair for comedy

25, Jan, 2023 @5:14 PM

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Police arrest Sicilian whose identity was used by fugitive mafia boss
Andrea Bonafede, 59, is accused of enabling Matteo Messina Denaro to live quiet life in Trapani province

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

24, Jan, 2023 @1:38 PM

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Italian bear famous for bakery break-in dies after being hit by car
Juan Carrito described by regional president as ‘most famous and loved Marsican bear in Abruzzo’

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

24, Jan, 2023 @12:59 PM

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Herculaneum fresco among looted relics returned to Italy from US
Italy celebrates return of 60 artefacts, some dating back to first century BC, with total value of more than $20m

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

23, Jan, 2023 @5:34 PM

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People-smugglers ‘recruiting Russian captains for migrant boats to Italy’
Russians have replaced Ukrainians since the war began and at least 14 have been arrested in Italy, NGOs claim

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

22, Jan, 2023 @12:46 PM

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Hiding in plain sight: how Sicily’s mafia godfather eluded capture for 30 years
Matteo Messina Denaro was arrested this week after three decades on the run. During that time he went out for pizza, watched football, and even took selfies with a doctor

Tobias Jones

21, Jan, 2023 @1:57 PM

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Italy seeks Russian oligarch whose seized yachts disappeared from Sardinia
Dmitry Mazepin’s vessels, both called Aldabra, went missing within weeks of each other last summer

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

20, Jan, 2023 @6:07 PM

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‘Heads in the sand’: code of silence in Sicilian town that sheltered mafia boss
Authorities suspect omerta may have helped Matteo Messina Denaro live in freedom among 10,000 people

Lorenzo Tondo in Campobello di Mazara

20, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Gina Lollobrigida fans say goodbye at funeral as inheritance feud rages
Coffin is accompanied into church by estranged son, grandson and ex-husband who are embroiled in feud

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

19, Jan, 2023 @4:49 PM

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Italian police find suspected ‘secret bunker’ of captured mafia boss
‘Last godfather’ of Sicilian mafia Matteo Messina Denaro was arrested after 30 years on run

Lorenzo Tondo in Campobello di Mazara

18, Jan, 2023 @2:40 PM

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