Italian prosecutors seek trial for Bank of China over money smuggling

Prosecutors in Florence have formally asked for Bank of China`s Milan branch and 297 individuals, mostly Chinese living in Italy, to be tried for smuggling money and other crimes.

US First Family to visit Britain, Italy

US First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit London, Milan, Vicenza and Venice later this month, the White House said Thursday.

Tunisia museum attack suspect claims innocence

The Moroccan man wanted by Tunisia over the March 18 Bardo Museum attack in Tunis, Abdelmajid Touil, told an extradition hearing in Italy on Friday that he was innocent.

Tunisia says Moroccan held in Italy supplied weapons for museum attackers

The Moroccan arrested in Italy on suspicion of involvement in the Islamist militant attack on Tunisia`s Bardo Museum provided the weapons, a Tunisian official told Reuters on Thursday.

AIFF Elite Academy Crowned Champions Of U19 I-League
AIFF Elite Academy Crowned Champions Of U19 I-League

The AIFF Elite Academy were crowned champions of U-19 I-League following a 2-0 win over United SC in their penultimate encounter here on Wednesday.

Violent clashes overshadow start of Milan Expo

 The opening of Expo 2015 was marred Friday by violent clashes between police and dozens of militants opposed to Milan`s hosting of the world fair.

Turkish plane makes emergency landing

A Turkish Airline official says a plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul and ran off the runway.

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing after engine failure

A Turkish Airlines flight from Milan to Istanbul made an emergency landing at Istanbul`s Ataturk Airport on Saturday, after its engine caught fire, the latest in a series of such incidents that have forced the carrier to divert or recall flights.

Berlusconi tax fraud sentence served, rules court

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has finished his sentence for tax fraud after doing 10-and-a-half months of community service at a nursing home, a Milan court said on Tuesday.

Italy soul-searches after deadly court shooting
Italy soul-searches after deadly court shooting

Italy debated Friday whether a deadly court shooting in which a man on trial for bankruptcy pulled out a gun and shot a judge and two others dead was a symptom of deeper social ills.

Man shoots two dead in Italian court

An armed man facing bankruptcy shot dead a judge and lawyer in a Milan court on Thursday and wounded two other people before fleeing the scene.

Sam Smith cancels show in Milan due to Laryngitis
Sam Smith cancels show in Milan due to Laryngitis

Grammy-winning singer Sam Smith cancelled his show in Milan, Italy due to laryngitis.

Shakira welcomes second son
Shakira welcomes second son

Singer Shakira has given birth to her second son with footballer boyfriend Gerard Pique.

Italy in new swoop against notorious `Ndrangheta

Italian police on Tuesday made 31 arrests in connection with an alleged plot by an offshoot of the notorious `Ndrangheta crime group to take control of Rome`s cocaine trade.

Berlusconi wants time off tax fraud rap for good behaviour

 Italy`s former premier Silvio Berlusconi has asked for 45 days to be knocked off his year`s community service for tax fraud, Italian media reported Thursday.

Top 5 stunning destinations to visit in 2015!
Top 5 stunning destinations to visit in 2015!

Rejuvenation of mind and body is a must and nothing can be better than a beautiful vacation!

Riot police clash with protesters at La Scala opening night

The glamourous season opener at Milan`s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded.

Mario Balotelli back as Antonio Conte names Italy squad for Croatia
Mario Balotelli back as Antonio Conte names Italy squad for Croatia

Misfiring Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been recalled to Italy`s squad for next week`s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia in Milan alongside Alessio Cerci of Atletico Madrid.

Shakira to launch toy line
Shakira to launch toy line

Pop star Shakira is working on a range of baby toys, which will go on sale next month.

Japan, China PMs meet in Milan despite shrine visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Milan on Friday, reports said, despite a mass visit by Japanese lawmakers to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo.