article 02 July 2015 UK, Greece
Matt Frei by 'It's unthinkable that Britain could leave the EU'

Italy's foreign minister, Paolo Gentiloni, tells Matt Frei he cannot contemplate a UK exit from the EU. He also warns that migration could become a "great problem".

article 25 June 2015 World, Greece
Syrian refugees arrive in Greece (Reuters)
Migrant crisis sets nation against nation within EU

With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.

article 18 June 2015 World, Ukraine
The war in Syria has been one of the biggest reasons for the increase
UNHCR warn number of refugees reaches record high

A new UN report says one in every 122 people is either a refugee or seeking asylum. It says if this number of people were a country, it would be the world's 24th biggest.

article 11 June 2015 World, Italy
Inside Milan station where migrants are sleeping rough

These are the astonishing pictures of Syrian and Eritrean migrants stranded inside Milan station in Italy - with nowhere to go.

article 11 June 2015 Science, Italy
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in the International Space Station (Nasa)
Meet Samantha Cristoforetti - record-breaking astronaut

Samantha Cristoforetti becomes the longest serving female astronaut in space after spending 200 days on the International Space Station and tells would-be scientists: "no dream is too big".

article 09 June 2015 World, Italy
Migrant crisis: Italy's north-south divide over immigration

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi could offer incentives to northern cities who accept more migrants in an attempt to quell an anti-immigration row brewing between the north and south.

article 07 June 2015 World, Ireland
British warship helps rescue 500 more migrants near Italy

HMS Bulwark carries out another rescue mission in the Mediterranean, rescuing at least 500 migrants found in the sea off Libya.

article 15 May 2015 UK, Italy
Mark Murray
Catholic seminary 'abuse' - the key questions

Allegations of sexual abuse at a Catholic seminary school in Yorkshire have surfaced this week, after a British man confronted a priest in Italy.

article 07 May 2015 Culture, Italy
Venice Biennale: from Church to Mosque (for just 230 days)

In the name of art a former Italian church that has been converted into Venice city centre's first mosque plans to open its doors on Saturday - despite security concerns.