In Tuscania, the town where I live in Italy, daily life has come to a standstill.
A team of archaeologists and engineers hopes to find out just that. And their task could become a model for Italy’s efforts to preserve its cultural monuments.
As hundreds of victims from the boat sinking are quietly buried, experts fear the initial shock won’t translate into major changes in EU migration policy.
The stunning success of righting the stricken cruise ship has buoyed Italians profoundly embarrassed by the poor performance of the Costa Concordia’s captain.
The euro zone is finally out of recession, but hold the Champagne for now.
Within this secluded world there was a shantytown immigrant community from the 1850s through the 1950s — first Swedes and Poles, then Italians, then Mexicans.
Italy’s former leader is poised to reap even more influence from the country’s political deadlock.
The Five Star Movement’s strong showing in Italy’s elections has made comedian-turned-activist Beppe Grillo into a kingmaker. But many in Europe worry the last laugh will be on Italy.
Silvio Berlusconi’s party appears to have won Italy’s upper house, thereby likely preventing one-time presumptive premier Pier Luigi Bersani from forming a governing coalition.
Despite letting Silvio Berlusconi edge to within a few points in the polls, Mr. Bersani’s Democratic Party still looks to be the favorite to win Italy’s elections next Sunday and Monday. But who is he?
Will Italy reignite the euro crisis in this weekend’s vote?
Obama’s political guru David Axelrod joins a long line of American politicos who are working outside their usual stomping grounds.
The country has worked to rebuild its economic credibility in recent years. The former prime minister could divide Italy’s government and thrust his scandals back into focus.
More than 100 survivors and relatives of the 32 people who died in the shipwreck converged on the tiny Italian island into which the luxury cruise liner crashed last year.
Although chronically low, the employment rate for women in Italy had been on a gradual upswing in recent decades. But with the recession, that trend stopped.
The billionaire’s threat to bring down the government has fizzled, but his influence remains deep.
An Italian court found a group of Italian scientists guilty of manslaughter for failing to give adequate warnings of a massive earthquake.
Activists in Venice and northeastern Italy want to restore independence to the region, which had been a republic for more than 1,000 years before falling to Napoleon in 1797.
Ugly eurozone-crisis dynamics threaten to make it a summer of social unrest. But Spain’s Euro2012 win and Germany’s agreement on a European rescue fund have shifted the tone.
A project to reintroduce brown bears to the Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy is encountering vehement opposition from locals concerned about their livestock.