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Italy seeks Unesco heritage status for espresso coffee
The drink quickly became an integral part of the national identity after its creation in Turin in the 19th century

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

21, Jan, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Italian police arrest alleged Black Axe Nigerian mafia members over trafficking
Four arrests of cult-like criminal gang made in southern Italy after Nigerian woman forced into prostitution comes forward

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

19, Jan, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Boris Johnson broke the law, says Keir Starmer; UK records 70,924 new cases – as it happened
Latest updates: UK Labour leader says PM broke lockdown rules and then lied; latest daily UK figures do not include Scotland

Samantha Lock (now); Tom Wall , Harry Taylor and Fran Lawther (earlier)

17, Jan, 2022 @12:26 AM

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Italian nurse accused of giving fake Covid jabs to anti-vaxxers arrested
Police say people were fraudulently obtaining Covid passes by having fake vaccinations in Palermo

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

16, Jan, 2022 @1:30 PM

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Police identify two suspects in Scala dei Turchi vandalism
Two men are suspected of staining the famed Sicilian beauty spot with red powder on Friday

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

12, Jan, 2022 @6:49 PM

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Fanpage: the Italian website that went from gossip to award-winning scoops
What started as a Facebook page is now an investigative news operation with millions of readers a day

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

10, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘People said I didn’t have enough talent’: the rise of Italy’s graphic novel gonzo
Michele Rech aka Zerocalcare’s book signings attract huge crowds and now he has a hit Netflix animated series inspired by his life

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

05, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Trapped at Europe’s door: inside Belarus’s makeshift asylum dormitory
About 1,000 people, mostly Kurds, are waiting at a converted customs centre in Bruzgi for the chance to cross into EU

Lorenzo Tondo in Bruzgi, Belarus

30, Dec, 2021 @1:36 PM

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‘Good anti-sinking capacity, lifejacket optional’: journey of a ‘refugee boat’
From a factory in China to an English beach, rubber dinghies are acquired by people-smugglers to transport desperate people

Lorenzo Tondo Luke Harding and Vincent Ni

28, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘My grandmother hid Jewish children’: Poland’s underground refugee network
As thousands attempt to cross the Belarus-Poland border seeking asylum in Europe, local activists are trying to help

Lorenzo Tondo in Hajnówka and Narewka; photographs by Alessio Mamo

24, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Fortress Europe: the millions spent on military-grade tech to deter refugees
We map out the rising number of high-tech surveillance and deterrent systems facing asylum seekers along EU borders

Kaamil Ahmed and Lorenzo Tondo

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The most unsafe passage to Europe has claimed 18,000 victims. Who speaks for them? | Lorenzo Tondo
As Europe outsources its border policing to Libya, rescue operations by NGOs are hampered by criminal inquiries in Italy, says Guardian correspondent Lorenzo Tondo

Lorenzo Tondo

02, Dec, 2021 @2:28 PM

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