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Michele Broili lost the super-featherweight title to Hassan Nourdine in Trieste, Italy on Sunday. Photograph: Instagram

A boxing title match has sparked a row in Italy after it emerged that one of the contenders had several neo-Nazi tattoos. The boxer, Michele Broili, (...)

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus prayer from the window of his study overlooking St Peter’s Square at the Vatican earlier on July 4th, 2021. Photograph: Andreas Solaro / AFP

Pope Francis is alert, breathing without assistance, and in a good overall condition following surgery to remove part of his colon, the Vatican said o(...)

The site where the cable car crashed to the ground after a cable snapped on  May 23rd, in Mottarone Stresa, northern Italy, Photograph: EPA/Alessandro Di Marco

The emergency brakes on a cable car that crashed in northern Italy on Sunday, killing 14 people, had been “tampered with”, prosecutors said as three p(...)

A motorhome is pictured off side of a flooded road 2018 near a house where nine people of the same family died after a small river burst its banks in Casteldaccia near Palermo. Photograph: Getty Images

At least 12 people have been killed after storms lashed Sicily, causing torrential floods. Divers pulled out nine bodies from a home flooded by a rap(...)

Rescuers at work amid the rubble of a building that collapsed in Torre Annunziata, near Naples, southern  Italy. Photograph: EPA

A five-storey apartment block has collapsed near the southern Italian city of Naples, and authorities are working to find anyone who may have been tra(...)

Italian carrier Alitalia filed for bankruptcy in May this year. Photograph: Reuters/Chris Helgren

Ryanair has reiterated its interest in buying defunct Italian carrier Alitalia but only if the company is restructured. In an interview with Italian (...)

A member of the mountain rescue team during an operation following an avalanche in the Italian Alps. Photograph: Pierre Teyssot/AFP/Getty Images

An avalanche has struck high in the Italian Alps, killing six skiers. Helicopters ferried both the survivors and the bodies back to the valley floor (...)

Coffins are lined up after the coach crash near the southern town of Avellino. Photograph: Reuters

The precise dynamic which led to a fatal bus crash last night in which 39 people were killed near Avellino, southern Italy remains unclear. As rescue (...)