Italy

Celiac disease showing up in many forms and at all ages

(Reuters Health) – A classical set of celiac disease symptoms no longer reflects the profile of most newly-diagnosed patients, according to a new study from Italy.

Italy's Renzi clears hurdle in parliament on labor law

ROME - Italy's lower house of parliament voted on Tuesday to pass Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Jobs Act, clearing the way for final approval in the Senate next month of a law aimed at making hiring and firing rules simpler.

World, 25 Nov 2014

Italy's first Ebola patient is stable and being treated in Rome

ROME - Italy's first Ebola patient is in stable condition in Rome after arriving on Tuesday from Sierra Leone where he contracted the disease while treating the sick there, his doctor said.

Health, 25 Nov 2014

Multi-national crew reaches space station

- A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut. | Video

World, Science, Russia, 24 Nov 2014

Italy's Renzi wins regional vote, low turnout sends warning

ROME - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's center-left Democratic Party (PD) won regional elections in Calabria and Emilia Romagna on Sunday but an exceptionally low turnout suggested growing disillusion among many voters.

World, 24 Nov 2014

Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor.

24 Nov 2014

Over 800 sea-borne migrants saved in Italy, northern Cyprus

ROME/NICOSIA - Italy's coastguard said it has rescued more than 600 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa this weekend and started a search for one man feared drowned during the passage. | Video

World, Africa 24 Nov 2014

Over 800 sea-borne migrants saved in Italy, northern Cyprus

ROME/NICOSIA - Italy's coastguard said it has rescued more than 600 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa this weekend and started a search for one man feared drowned during the passage.

World, Africa 23 Nov 2014

Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor.

23 Nov 2014

Italy regional votes to test public mood on Renzi

ROME - Italians voted on Sunday in regional ballots which will test whether the country, tired of economic stagnation and austerity, is also wearying of Matteo Renzi's nine-month old coalition government.

World, 23 Nov 2014