Italy

Seven casualties, 22 missing at Italian avalanche-struck hotel

The death toll at an Italian hotel buried by an avalanche last week has risen to seven, while 22 guests and staff members remain missing, officials said Monday.

Hungarian bus company probed for negligence after Italy crash

Criminal negligence charges are being mulled against the owners of a bus that was in a fatal accident in Italy at the weekend, leaving 16 members of a Hungarian school group returning from a ski...

Number of missing at Italy avalanche-struck hotel rises to 24

The number of people still missing in a central Italian mountain hotel that was buried by a massive avalanche earlier in the week has risen to 24, officials said Sunday.

Bus crash survivors tell of 'heroes' who saved their lives

Survivors of a bus crash that claimed 16 lives in northern Italy over the weekend told local media Sunday they were saved thanks to an heroic teacher and his wife, but also by an equally heroic...

Five dead, 23 missing after avalanche hits Italian hotel

The death toll in an avalanche that buried a hotel in Italy earlier this week has risen to five and 23 people are still missing, officials told dpa on Saturday.

16 dead after bus carrying school pupils crashes in Italy

Sixteen people were killed and dozens were injured after a bus carrying a Hungarian high school group crashed and caught fire in Italy overnight, officials from both countries confirmed Saturday...

Four more survivors, two dead in Italian hotel hit by avalanche

The death toll in an avalanche that buried a hotel in quake-stricken Italy earlier this week has risen to four, but rescue operations continue with four more survivors recovered, firefighters said...

Woman, four children pulled from Italian avalanche-struck hotel

A woman and four children were extracted alive from the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, days after it was struck by an avalanche, Civil Protection Department chief Fabrizio Curcio confirmed...

Report: Eight survivors, two children found in Italy hotel

Italian rescuers located a total of eight survivors, including two girls, at a central Italian hotel that was engulfed by an avalanche, local media report police as saying.

Officials: Two dead, two rescued after avalanche hits hotel in Italy

Two people have been confirmed dead after an avalanche engulfed a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy overnight, Civil Protection Emergency Department head Titti Postiglione told reporters on...

One dead after central Italy hit by series of quakes

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said no lives were lost after four powerful tremors shook central Italy on Wednesday.

Quakes shake snowbound central Italy

Three powerful tremors shook central Italy Wednesday, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) reported Wednesday.

Mediterranean death toll exceeds 200 since January 1, IOM says

At least 219 people have died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean in the first weeks of 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.

Italy saw deflation in 2016; first time since 1959

Italy experienced deflation last year, the first time it has done so since 1959, the Istat national statistics bureau confirmed Monday.

Mafia boss captured in Italy after two years on the run

A Mafia boss was arrested in Italy on Sunday after being on the run since 2014.