Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.
Migrants and squatters set up burning barricades at an abandoned school outside Rome after police were ordered to clear the site.
Italy’s hard-line interior minister has closed a migrant centre in Sicily he called the largest in Europe, as he underlined the decrease in migrant arrivals since the populist government took office a year ago.
An Italian rescue ship with 46 migrants on board has docked without incident in the Italian port of Lampedusa despite an explicit ban after declaring a state of emergency.
Any trip to Italy usually involves sunshine, idyllic landscapes and good food and wine, so imagine being able to enjoy all three while staying in what feels like your very own castle.
Firefighters using helicopters and motorboats are continuing to douse fires ignited by a volcanic eruption on the Sicilian island of Stromboli.
The captain of a German aid ship was arrested after the vessel docked without permission at a tiny Mediterranean island, ramming an Italian border police motorboat blocking its way.
Schools are dousing pupils with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as Europe battles a record-setting heatwave.
France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” on Friday amid a record-setting heatwave in Europe.
A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died.
Italy manager Roberto Mancini praised the character of his side after they came from behind to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 in their Euro 2020 Group J qualifier in Turin.