In Italy, a Berlusconi-owned media company filmed a judge who handed down an unfavorable sentence in what it called bad fashion: blue socks. But now azure socks are an anti-president style symbol.
After a European court rules against crucifixes in Italian schoolrooms, Italians from across the political spectrum decry an assault on the country's Roman Catholic identity.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's frequent demeaning comments to women stirs a protest as Italy's gender equality rating falls.
A Times of London story charges that Italy paid Taliban not to attack Italian forces, and that its lack of disclosure of the practice had catastrophic consequences for French replacements.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been stripped off his immunity from prosecution, but political analysts say his government is unlikely fall.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi already controls much of the private media. Now, critics say, he's using lawsuits and pressure to muzzle independent and state-owned press.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was stripped of his immunity from prosecution by the country's highest court Wednesday. His government may not last long without it.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi called President Obama 'tanned' ... again. And this time he brought the First Lady Michelle Obama into it.
The Taliban killing of six soldiers in Kabul prompts calls for withdrawal. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said there will be no pullout of Italian troops.
Italy's prime minister said Italy will try to withdraw its 3,100 soldiers soon but with NATO input. Debate over the war has grown recently in Germany and Britain, too.