Dolce & Gabbana take fashionistas on a jungle trek at Milan show
With a lush green backdrop, Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana took fashionistas on a jungle trek at its catwalk show on Sunday (September 22), presenting a spring wardrobe inspired by colourful tropical fauna and flora.
Italy’s five star, Democrats make progress on coalition talks
In Italy, there is a last-ditch bid to carve out a viable majority in parliament after a rocky day of negotiations between Five Star and the Democratic Party yesterday. We’ve learned that the Democrats now are willing to accept Giuseppe Conte’s return as prime minister but some sticking points remain.
Italy: President offers politicians more time to avert snap elections
A snap election hangs in the balance as President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to meet party leaders again next week. Squabbling has beset Europe's third-largest economy and plunged the government into a crisis.
Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-right Lega had forced a crisis by pulling out of the last coalition.
Italy: Bridge blas ting in Genoa
Italy is marking one year since the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, which killed 43 people and left some 600 homeless. The cause of the disaster has still not been determined. Last June, the ruins of the bridge were demolished to make way for a new structure, but for those affected by the tragedy, the future remains uncertain.
Opinion: Salvini's lust for power puts Italy on brink
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his League's coalition with the 5-Star movement was only ever a means to an end. His inexorable rise to the top spells more bad news for Italy and the EU, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Serbia, Kosovo urged to ease tensions by NATO countries
Germany, France, Italy, Britain and the United States are seeking compromise over tensions between Serbia and Kosovo. Both are seeking EU accession.
Mayor in Italy bans abusive language
In January 2019, an ordinance that officially bans offensive language was passed in Luzzara. Mayor Andrea Costa wants to put a stop to insults and aggression and has lined up "educational sanctions" for offenders.
Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel
A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy.