Giuseppe Conte's government has survived a no-confidence vote in the Italian Senate after winning a similar vote in the lower house on Monday.
"This is going to remain a fragile government based on a rather brittle majority," said political scientist Giovanni Orsina
Rather than intrepid animals scaling the building to walk on the roof, it seems the creatures walked across the terracottas when they were originally made.
The play will be performed for one night only when theatres are allowed to reopen across Italy.
Foreign tourism in Italy dropped by 68.6% in 2020
Bergamo was once the epi-centre of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. We talk to those who were on the frontline about their loss, anger and hope.
After two months of closed classrooms, Italian primary, middle and secondary school students return to the classrooms. But 50% of older student will still have to rely on distance learning.
In the Tuscan coastal city of Livorno, a social project matches young migrants with elderly residents in need of help or companionship.
Loud fireworks and firecrackers in neighbourhoods that the birds tend to nest has been blamed for their sudden deaths.
Divers jumped off the Cavour Bridge into Rome’s Tiber river on New Year’s Day, keeping up the annual tradition that has been going on for decades.
There wasn't much time to welcome 2021 in hospitals in Rome, where doctors and nurses continue to care for patients with serious cases of COVID-19.
The northern Italian town's famous Piazza Duomo was looking particularly scenic with its white winter coat.
A fast-food eatery at Pompeii has been excavated, helping to reveal dishes that were popular for the citizens of the ancient Roman city who were partial to eating out.