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Victims of the bridge collapse, Roberto Robbiano, Ersilia Piccinino, and their son, Samuele. Photograph: Facebook

As shock gave way to anger over the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italians reflected on the randomness with which the victims were selected. Within the fl(...)

A general view of the collapsed Morandi Bridge the day after the disaster in Genoa, Italy. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco/EPA

Rescue workers combed through the rubble of Italy’s bridge collapse on Wednesday as the death toll climbed to 39 and the government blamed the bridge’(...)

 Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy’s far-right League party,   greets supporters  in Pisa on Wednesday. Photograph: Gianni Nucci/EPA

Italy’s president has attempted to broker an eleventh-hour deal between the country’s two largest populist parties to avoid another destabilising nati(...)

Silvio Berlusconi on a TV show in November 2017:. Berlusconi is unapologetically old media. But that might just still work in a country where more than 20 per cent of the population is 65 or older. Photograph:  Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images

Silvio Berlusconi checked the puffiness of the pillow on his seat as he settled in for another comfortable interview on another of the Italian televis(...)

In the mountains, but near to the sea, the village of Bormida in Liguria is inviting new residents to settle there

The mayor of a remote mountain village in Italy who offered to pay €2,000 to anyone who moves there, in an attempt to save it from becoming a ghost to(...)

Police and fire brigade members take part in search operations for a missing person after torrential rain in Serra Ricco near Genoa in Italy today.  A wave of storms and torrential rain killed four people overnight near the Italian-Swiss border. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA.

Four people died when mudslides hit their homes in the border area between Italy and Switzerland overnight, and a fifth was missing near the Italian (...)

In the final of the Pesto World Championships, competitors will prepare Genoese pesto with a pestle and mortar, all using the same traditional ingredients.

Northern Irish woman Clare Rainey is just one of 25 non- Italians to qualify for the Pesto World Championship, which takes place in Genoa next (...)

Italy’s minister for integration Cecile Kyenge. Photograph: AFP

    An Italian politician has likened the country’s first black minister, Cecile Kyenge, to a prostitute in the latest of a ba(...)