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Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning newly-wed

Italian Olympic swimmer, Filippo Magnini rescued newly-wed Andrea Benedetto who was drowning off a Sardinian beach

Stromboli: One dead as volcano erupts on Italian island

A volcano has erupted on the Italian island of Stromboli, killing one person and sending frightened tourists fleeing.

Italy to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been announced as the hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Venice under water as deadly storms hit Italy

Italy has been battered by fierce winds and rain which have left 11 people dead in the west and north, while schools and tourist sites closed in several regions amid fears for people's safety.

Genoa official death tally hits 43 as last three bodies recovered

The official death toll from the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa was raised Sunday to 43, after the overnight recovery of the bodies of the last three missing persons.

State of emergency declared as Genoa bridge death toll hits 39

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte declared a state of emergency in the city of Genoa after least 39 people died in the collapse of a motorway bridge, with more than 600 left homeless.

Italy Bridge: Dozens feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Genoa

Some 35 people died Tuesday in Italy from the collapse of a motorway bridge in the north-western port city of Genoa, according to an unofficial death toll.

Bologna crash: Tanker truck fireball kills two, injures dozens

A tanker and a lorry have collided on a motorway on the outskirts of the northern Italian city of Bologna, causing a major fire and explosion.

New government agreed in Italy, Giuseppe Conte heads populist coalition

A coalition government has been agreed in Italy, ending months of uncertainty in the EU's fourth-biggest economy. Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte presented his list of ministers to President Sergio Mattarella for the second time in a week and the new government will be sworn in on Friday.

Italy political crisis hits financial markets

Fears over Italy's political upheaval spread to Wall Street after Europe's financial markets closed lower.