Women

Exploited at every turn: The lives of Italy's Chinese prostitutes

Female migrants quit factory labour for sex work to survive and provide a better life for relatives back home.

Exploited at every turn: The lives of Italy's Chinese prostitutes

Libya

UN chief 'deeply concerned' as fears of new Libya war loom

As Haftar's forces continue Tripoli push, Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to avoid 'bloody confrontation'.

UN chief 'deeply concerned' as fears of new Libya war loom

Sport

Footballers back Juventus' Moise Kean after racist abuse

Players from different football teams express support for Juventus striker over Cagliari fans' racial abuse.

Footballers back Juventus' Moise Kean after racist abuse

Europe

'Go to Hamburg': Italy refuses safe harbour to rescued refugees

Matteo Salvini tells charity ship to take 64 refugees and migrants rescued off Libyan coast to Germany's Hamburg.

'Go to Hamburg': Italy refuses safe harbour to rescued refugees

Opinion

The European far right has its eye on education

Conservative and far-right forces across Europe are seeking to control mass education and indoctrinate a new vanguard.

Andrea Mammone

by Andrea Mammone
- Anja Giudici

Andrea Mammone

Opinion

Hating Muslims, loving Zionists: Israel as a far-right model

Widely admired by the far right, Israel has joined a global movement to promote far-right politics and anti-Muslim hate.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud
- Romana Rubeo

Ramzy Baroud

Libya

'Desperate' situation off Libya as rescued refugees 'hijack' ship

Concern after Italy vows to keep tanker allegedly hijacked by rescued refugees and migrants out of territorial waters.

'Desperate' situation off Libya as rescued refugees 'hijack' ship

Italy

Italy joins China's Belt and Road Initiative

Italy is the first G7 country to sign up to the scheme, in a move that has caused upset in Washington and Brussels.

Italy joins China's Belt and Road Initiative

Counting the Cost

Algeria economy: Where has all the money gone?

As Algeria's oil wealth dries up and protesters demand change, we examine the economic challenges facing the country.

Europe

Italy medics blame 'anti-vaxxers' for measles outbreak

Emergency measures keep vaccinations compulsory while growing movement says it should be personal choice.

Italy

Salvini bars refugees from disembarking in Italy

Hardline minister prevents rescue ship from docking on island of Lampedusa and issues directive to keep refugees out.

Scores of refugees stranded at sea as Italy bars rescue ships

Italy

Italy's La Scala opera house returns $3m Saudi funding

Milan theater decides to refund payment and cancel Saudi partnership after criticism by rights groups and politicians.

Italy's La Scala opera house returns $3m Saudi funding

Business & Economy

Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,500 vehicles over emissions failures

Voluntary move prompted by US regulator investigations and in-house testing to be carried out in phases this year.

Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,500 vehicles over emissions failures

Europe

Italy's League party grows in popularity in the south

How a northern Italian political party has managed to garner support in the country's south.

Europe

Italian far right: Migrant labour crucial in Veneto

Despite the League's anti-immigrant rhetoric in Italy's Verona, immigrants are very much a part of the success of this region on the ground.