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Italian police have recovered a 15th Century manuscript that's been missing for more than 30 years after spotting it for sale online.
A new task force called the Blue Helmets of the Sea that will seek to uncover unwater archaeological treasures and protect marine environments was presented at the ancient Greek town of Paestum in southern Italy at the weekend.
The creator of the post-1970 World Cup trophy, Milanese sculptor Silvio Gazzaniga, died overnight in his Milan home aged 95.
Thousands of people are homeless after Sunday's 6.5-magnitude earthquake near Norcia rocked central Italy. It was the biggest quake to hit Italy since the 6.8-magnitude one in the Irpinia area of Campania in 1980.
Oscar-winning comedian and actor-director Roberto Benigni had his driving license confiscated Thursday for overtaking a tailback of cars on the wrong side of the road outside Rome's Modern Art Gallery, sources said Friday.
An earthquake tremor that shook central Italy at around 19:00 Wednesday measured upward of 5 degrees on the Richter scale and had its epicenter in the province of Macerata.
The past, present and future of Italy's most famous food product internationally were celebrated on Tuesday as part of World Pasta Day.
Italian starchitect Massimiliano Fukas on Tuesday presented his long-awaited 'Nuvola' (Cloud) building in the southern Fascist-era EUR district of Rome.
An exhibition throwing light on the 16th-century Venetian school opens at the Uffizi gallery in Florence on Tuesday. The exhibition presents 48 drawings from the collections of the Florentine museum and the Ashmolean in Oxford under the title 'The revenge of colour over line'.
Amatrice's Basilica di San Francesco was among many centuries-old buildings damaged in Italy's Aug. 24 quake. The national police's art squad is documenting damage and salvaging priceless works of art from this and other churches in the region.