A man (C) and his daughter (2nd L), both rescued from the Norman Atlantic ferry, disembark from a Greek Airforce C-130 military cargo aircraft at the Elefsina military airport near Athens on December 29th, 2014. Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/Pool/Reuters

Two Albanian seamen were killed during an operation to salvage a multideck car ferry that caught fire off Greece’s Adriatic Coast when a cable connect(...)

Alitalia has agreed a rescue deal with Etihad.

Just in the nick of time, troubled flag carrier, Alitalia has agreed a rescue deal with Etihad, under which the rising Middle Eastern player will take(...)

An Alitalia logo sits on the wing of an aircraft operated by Alitalia during its flight from Fiumicino airport in Rome. Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways said today it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 per cent stake in Italy’s loss-making airli(...)

Italian prime minister-designate and deputy leader of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) Enrico Letta arrives to speak with reporters at the Quirinale Palace. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Italy’s two month long political stalemate appears to have finally ended following the announcement this evening that Democratic Party (PD) No (...)