Are aid agencies colluding with people smugglers?
Unelected prime minister Matteo Renzi is losing his own referendum campaign
Why would a migrant cross the Sahara, Libya, the Med and most of Europe in a quest to reach Britain? I asked one
Lido di Dante, Ravenna When the earthquake struck in the dead of night at 3.36 a.m. — the Devil’s Hour…
If your destiny is to be shot dead with your mistress, where better than Lake Como, which, in the words…
The car park near Dante’s tomb is full of the young menwe have encouraged to flee to Europe for a better life
Will Italy, the sick man of Europe, dare to follow us out?
The group behind Rome’s probable next mayor is a Scientology-style cult
Hungry migrants are right to boycott Italian food, says Nicholas Farrell
More than 50,000 boat people have arrived already this year, with many more expected
Like so many Britons who chased the dream and woke up in Italy I have contemplated writing a book about…
Why I’m glad to have five children, with a sixth on the way
Italy is in terminal decline
Italy’s decriminalising of illegal immigration has acted as a green light to boat people, and the journey is a deadly one
Has the Ukip leader seen Beppe Grillo’s website?
The Circolo Culturale Margaret Thatcher, which wants to institute an Anglo-Saxon Tory party in Italy, has a plan
How a little bird saved my favourite beach
The Bunga Bunga trial has shown that something is irredeemably rotten in Italy – but it isn’t the former prime minister
Beppe Grillo has much in common with Mussolini
Like him or loathe him, it’s clear that no one else can run Italy
The Italian crew of the Costa Concordia may have been sloppy, but big passenger vessels always feel dangerous to me
Berlusconi is the only person who could have sorted out Italy’s problems
Why being called mad by Berlusconi is not necessarily an insult