Italy

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Italy home to 11 of 100-plus unofficial Chinese ‘police stations’
Civil rights group claims outposts are used to monitor Chinese population abroad and force dissidents to return

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

05, Dec, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Calls for crackdown on construction in Italy after Ischia disaster
Officials warned last year more than 90% of municipalities were at risk from landslides, floods and erosion

Angela Giuffrida in Ischia

28, Nov, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Anger grows as illegal construction partly blamed for landslide deaths on Italian island
Seven confirmed dead and search continues for people missing after Saturday’s disaster on Ischia

Angela Giuffrida in Ischia

27, Nov, 2022 @9:10 PM

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A woman dies and 10 people missing after landslide on Italian island of Ischia
Island near Naples was engulfed by heavy rain, causing a landslide that flooded homes and swept away cars

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

26, Nov, 2022 @5:08 PM

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Laila Shawa obituary
Palestinian pop artist whose work reflected the harsh political realities of her homeland

Oliver Basciano

24, Nov, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Row breaks out over favourite for EU’s first ever special envoy to Gulf
Critics say former Italian foreign minister Luigi Di Maio lacks experience and has poor record in Gulf relations

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

24, Nov, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Pompeii deploys flock of hungry sheep to keep grass short
Green lawn-mowing method part of plans for site which include reviving ancient vineyards

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

24, Nov, 2022 @2:07 PM

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Germany rejects Boris Johnson’s claims it said Ukraine should fold to Russia
German official says former UK PM has ‘unique relationship with the truth’ in rebuttal of Johnson’s claims

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Nov, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Fleabag producer brings Berlusconi musical to London stage
‘Fierce, feminist’ show from Francesca Moody is written by former Grange Hill actors Ricky Simmonds and Simon Vaughan and tells an ‘almost true’ story

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

23, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Researchers in Galicia open 15th-century tomb to test Columbus link theory
Explorer is generally believed to have been born in Italy in 1451 but some argue he was in fact born in Spain

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Nov, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Australian winemakers hit back at European bid to ban them from using prosecco name
Italian immigrant Otto Dal Zotto, who grew Australia’s first commercial vines, says EU push makes him ‘very sad and a bit angry’

Natasha May

22, Nov, 2022 @5:33 AM

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Nun who wowed The Voice of Italy becomes waitress in Spain
Cristina Scuccia, who stunned judges in 2014 contest, explains decision to leave nunhood on talkshow

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

21, Nov, 2022 @1:18 PM

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