Silvio Berlusconi 'still paying showgirls' - 7 months ago
Miriam Loddo, an actress and model alleged to have attended Berlusconi's so-called 'bunga bunga' parties, told the court that he pays her 2,500 euros a month.
Giant cruise ships could be the death of Venice - 7 months ago
A dramatic increase in the number of giant cruise ships steaming into Venice is bringing what residents fear is a vulgar touch of Las Vegas to a city known for more than a thousand years as La Serenissima.
Assad betrayed Gaddafi to save Syrian regime - 8 months ago
The Assad regime in Syria brought about Muammar Gaddafi's death by providing France with the key intelligence which led to the operation that killed him, sources in Libya claimed.
Silvio Berlusconi's secret underground complex - 9 months ago
Pictured for the first time, Berlusconi's secret underground complex at the villa where starlets cavorted half-naked, and Blair was once a guest.
It's just a power cut, Costa Concordia captain told his passenge - 9 months ago
The captain of the Costa Concordia told passengers that the cruise ship was simply suffering a power cut, despite suspecting that it was rapidly sinking after it smashed into a reef off the Italian island of Giglio.
Death in Venice just got cheaper... - 9 months ago
The most economical funeral is being offered by undertakers Agenzia Onoranze Funebri Rossi, who will bury a loved one for a fixed price of 1,380.
World's oldest family aged 818 - 9 months ago
Combined age of 818 makes nine Sardinian siblings the world's oldest family.
Tax inspectors off to the beach... - 9 months ago
As millions of Italians soak up the sun on their annual summer holidays, not even the beaches are safe from the scrutiny of the country's tax police.
Butler begs for Pope's pardon over leaks - 10 months ago
Paolo Gabriele, 46, who was formerly a trusted member of the pontiff's inner circle, sent the confidential letter to express his regret over the theft.
Feuding Italian cities forced to live together - 10 months ago
Historic Italian cities such as Pisa and Lucca, which have been feuding since medieval times, are to be forced to coexist under cost-saving measures to slash the number of provinces in half.