ROME (Reuters) - Millions of Italians cannot afford to heat their homes properly or eat meat as their country is racked by recession and soaring unemployment, said a report which found the number of people considered seriously deprived had doubled in the past two years. Full story
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's new government, already sinking in opinion polls and riven by internal disputes, on Wednesday lays out its plans to address one of the main causes of public anger - soaring unemployment among young people. Full story
ROME (Reuters) - A man climbed onto a ledge on the dome of St Peter's Basilica on Monday and unfurled a banner protesting against a "political horror show", an apparent reference to Italy's embattled coalition struggling with recession and high unemployment. Full story
NBC’s Keir Simmons takes a walk through the secret passageways of a place that offers a rare glimpse of history and the secrets of Italy’s rulers, and helped inspire Dan Brown’s new book, “Inferno.”
Six people died and three are missing after a cargo ship ran into a control tower in Genoa, Italy. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Amateur video shows a tornado touching down in the villages near Bologna, Italy. NBC’s Craig Melvin shares more details.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as political concerns in Italy softened after its President agreed to stay for another term.
Italian border police intercepted a ton of gold bullion worth nearly $6 million on the border with Switzerland on Easter Sunday. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.
(L-R) Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras talks to his Italian counterpart Enrico Letta next to Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali climbs during the 146km 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, from Cesana to Col du Galibier May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
Italian businessman Marcello di Finizio stands by his banner with writings against the Italian Government and the Euro as he protests on St. Peter's 130-meter-high (42-feet-high) dome, at the Vatican, Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Di Finizio eluded Vatican security Monday and scaled the dome of St. Peter's
Italian actress Claudia Cardinale poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film "Behind the Candelabra" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)