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Italian politician demands chemical castration for rapists

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped last week by seven Egyptian men who’d entered Italy illegally. The Deputy Prime Minister of Italy has urged lawmakers...

6 Nations: Italy 24 – 27 England

England have beaten Italy 24-27 in their 6 Nations clash this morning at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. https://youtu.be/ms4NxYUDvvk?si=93GdGHnijJnFfrlR

Italians demand church condemn lesbian nativity scene

The display’s creator cited Pope Francis allowing priests to bless same-sex couples in his defense of the controversial scene. Tens of thousands of Italians have...

Italy confirms exit from China’s Belt and Road

Beijing’s investment initiative has failed to benefit Rome, according to Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani. The Italian government has formally announced its decision to exit China’s...

Young European voters flocking to ‘far right’ – Guardian

The media outlet has lamented that youthful citizens are increasingly backing “xenophobic” populists who prioritize their needs. European voters under age 35 are increasingly supporting...

Italian mafia trial hands down 2,200 years in sentences

Politicians and police were among the over 200 people convicted of collaborating with.Calabria’s powerful ‘Ndrangheta organization. An Italian court sentenced 207 members and associates of...

German spies issue warning over Russian pranksters – Bild

Intelligence officials in Berlin have reportedly accused Moscow of using impersonators to discredit Western governments. German officials have been warned to be on their guard...

Europe’s biggest volcano erupts

A temporary ‘red alert’ for flights was issued after activity at Mount Etna in Italy. Europe’s tallest active volcano, Mount Etna, has erupted once again,...

Chainsaw-wielding thieves target ancient Mediterranean olive trees – AP

Rising olive oil prices have reportedly sparked raids on growers across the region. Record-high olive oil prices worldwide have sparked an unprecedented wave of thefts...

Adviser to Italian PM resigns over prank call

Georgia Meloni has said that Francesco Talo took the blame for a phone conversation during which she admitted ‘fatigue’ with Ukraine. Francesco Talo, a diplomatic...

Assange to become honorary citizen of Rome

Rome will confer the recognition on the jailed WikiLeaks founder, a city councilor has said. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be granted honorary citizenship of...

RWC 2023: France 60 – 7 Italy

France have beaten Italy 60-7 in their Pool A Rugby World Cup 2023 clash today at Groupama Stadium in Lyon. https://youtu.be/90Bjt32NaEQ?si=zXLgUcTMjZHP1D9m

RWC 2023: All Blacks 96 – 17 Italy

The All Blacks have beaten Italy 96-17 in their Group A Rugby World Cup 2023 match at the Groupama Stadium in Lyon. https://youtu.be/eh7hCv1AGxY?si=8BmHFuffEYn6Z_Ak

RWC 2023: Italy 38 – 17 Uruguay

Italy have beaten Uruguay in their Pool A Rugby World Cup 2023 match today at the Aliianz Riviera in Nice. https://youtu.be/GrMugPliDtU?si=bDT731XUWcqh9qpM

Italian jet crashes and kills girl on the ground

A Frecce Tricolori aerobatic aircraft hit a family car near Turin. A five-year-old girl was killed, and her sibling and parents suffered severe burns, following...

Electricity prices in Italy surge 30% in a week

Household bills have soared since Western countries largely abandoned Russian oil, natural gas and coal supplies. Energy prices across the EU have been surging, raising...

FIFA WWC: Sweden 5 – 0 Italy

Sweden have beaten Italy in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group G match. https://youtu.be/ce1wo8lWVmk

FIFA WWC: Italy 1 – 0 Argentina

Italy have beaten Argentina 1-0 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group G match today. https://youtu.be/5LbmIlzUMZ0

Miss Italy pageant to refuse transgender entrants

The move comes weeks after the Netherlands crowned its first transgender winner of a similar competition. A patron of the Miss Italy beauty pageant has...

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi dies at 86

The politician passed away at Milan’s San Raffaele hospital on Monday, according to reports. Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has died at the age...

American princess evicted from $340 million-mural Rome villa

Rita Jenrette Boncompagni Ludovisi is involved in an inheritance dispute with the sons of her late husband. Princess Rita Jenrette Boncompagni Ludovisi, the widow of...

Rage Against the Machine: Italy slaps ban on ChatGPT

The ban comes amid mounting alarm over the current dramatic upsurge in AI use, which poses numerous dangers to the global economy and society. The...

Russian wanted by US escapes from Italian house arrest – ANSA

Governor's son Artyom Uss has reportedly disappeared after a court in Milan approved his extradition, according to the news agency. Artyom Uss, son of the...

Anarchists clash with police in Rome and Milan

Italian anarchists have staged protests in Milan and Rome that resulted in clashes with police, Italian media report. About 200 protesters gathered in front of...

Italian giants Juventus hit with major points deduction in finance scandal

Juventus have been docked 15 points while numerous former club officials have been banned. Juventus have been handed a 15-point deduction by the Italian football...

Italian movie icon Gina Lollobrigida passes away, aged 95

Actress, photojournalist and sex symbol Gina Lollobrigida dies at the age of 95. Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, once known as “the most beautiful woman in...

Built to Last: Mystery Ingredient Helped Roman Architectural Gems to Weather Time, Study Shows

Majestic Roman structures, from the Pantheon to the iconic Colosseum, unfailingly capture our imagination, whether we behold them “in the flesh” or they gaze...

Watch: Thousands rally in Rome against arming Ukraine

Trade unionists and leftists marched after the new government promised more arms for Kiev next year. Left-wing demonstrators took to the streets in Rome on...

Mussolini’s Granddaughter back in European parliament

A descendant of Italy’s Benito Mussolini is back in the European Parliament after ostensibly retiring from politics. Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of Italian dictator and...

Electric car charging in Italy more expensive than gasoline

Skyrocketing electricity prices have pushed the costs higher for EV drivers, a study shows. Charging an electric car in Italy will cost 161% more than...

Berlusconi suggests way to end Ukraine conflict

Ukraine would agree to sit at the negotiating table if offered financial aid but no weapons, Italy’s former prime minister says. Western nations should stop...

Italy’s first female PM officially appointed

Giorgia Meloni has now been tasked by the country’s president to form new cabinet. Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella on Friday gave the country’s new Prime...

Berlusconi trashes NATO narrative on Ukraine – media

The former Italian PM reportedly blamed Kiev for inciting conflict with Russia, putting the would-be ruling coalition in doubt. Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi...

Anti-NATO and Anti-EU protests growing across Europe

Tens of thousands of citizens across Italy, France, Germany and Belgium took the streets recently to voice opposition to Brussels and Washington bureaucrats. Protest marches...

Watch: Italians protest against NATO and war

Thousands gathered in Rome and joined the march. The lead banner read 'No War. No NATO. Peace & Liberty'. Newly elected Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni...

Italian election winner Giorgia Meloni states top priority

Giorgia Meloni vows to fight soaring energy prices while putting her country’s interests first. Italy will make its own interests a top priority, Giorgia Meloni,...

Giorgia Meloni claims victory in Italian election

The leader of the conservative Brother's of Italy party is the country's first female Prime Minister. Meloni told media in Rome her party would "govern...

Italy holds snap election amid crisis over energy and inflation

Right-wing candidates are expected to win the most votes. Italians are going to the polls to cast their ballots for members of parliament in a...

Thousands of Italian firms on brink of closure – media

Small and medium-sized businesses can’t cope with soaring energy bills, Corriere della Sera reports. Over 100,000 businesses in Italy are in danger of closing down...

Watch: Italian protesters raid EU building and rip down flag

A group of protesters gathered outside an EU building in Rome and pulled down the EU flag. In the video a man whose face is...

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