European Union and NATO member, home to roughly 60 million people. The eurozone's third-largest economy, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City.
Italy's capital and largest city is Rome, although rivals including Florence, Milan and Venice all played key roles in the region's past. This page collates DW's latest content related to Italy.
Italy's Matteo Salvini and Poland's Jaroslaw Kaczynski share a similar brand of nationalist politics. As the two meet in Warsaw, they are hoping to create a united conservative bloc for the European Parliament elections.
Walter Ricciardi of Italy's National Institute of Health slammed the populist government for threatening public health through anti-vaccine policies. He also warned against political interference in science worldwide.
Inside Europe looks ahead to what could be in store for Europe in 2019. Keith Walker speaks with Adriano Bosoni, Senior Europe Analyst at geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor.com. They discuss the importance of the upcoming European Parliamentary elections, the rise of euroscepticism, post-Brexit trade deals, and some other hair-raising scenarios we could see over the next 12 months.
Life can be tough when you lost your ways. Getting vulnerable people back to work and giving them a sense of dignity and purpose...that is what the San Patrignano Estate is about. Close to the Italian seaside ressort of Rimini, the estate employs former drug addicts to work in the estate's bakery, its dairy farm and vineyards.