Italy and Malta squabbled Friday over who was responsible for rescuing 450 migrants crowded aboard a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, as the vessel headed toward a tiny island off Sicily.
England and Belgium will take to the World Cup stage in Russia for the final time on Saturday afternoon in the cruellest game of the tournament.
George Clooney was taken to hospital in Sardinia after being involved in an accident while riding his motorcycle, hospital officials have said.
EU leaders have vowed to move forward with plans to screen migrants in North Africa for asylum eligibility to try to stem the flow of people making the perilous journey to Europe by sea.
A humanitarian rescue ship blocked at sea for nearly a week as European nations argued over its fate has arrived in Malta to disembark 234 migrants.
An aid ship stuck at sea for six days will be allowed to dock in Malta, and more than 200 migrants on board will be distributed among eight European Union states.
The prime minister of Malta has said a humanitarian rescue ship will be allowed to dock there, and that the more than 200 migrants on board would be distributed among eight EU states.
A German aid ship carrying more than 200 migrants is heading for Malta after Italy agreed to take in some of the passengers, ending Europe’s second impasse this month over people rescued off Libya’s coast by humanitarian groups.
Italy is seeking to have seven boats carrying roughly 1,000 migrants needing rescue off Libya taken back to North Africa, according to a Spanish aid group.
Italy’s hard-line interior minister has refused port to a Dutch-flagged rescue boat with 224 migrants on board, a week after turning away another foreign ship, the Aquarius, carrying 630 migrants.
The French and Italian leaders have agreed to work together to push for changes to the European Union’s migration rules after previously disagreeing on the issue.
Italy has challenged Paris to take in more asylum-seekers and demanded an apology after the French president accused the new populist Italian government of cynical behaviour by refusing entry to the Aquarius rescue ship, which has 600 migrants on board.
Italy has challenged France to take in the migrants it promised to under an EU agreement, and accused the country of turning back some 10,000 migrants at Italy’s northern border.
A model has told how she feels vindicated after the man she accused of kidnapping her for ransom was convicted and jailed for nearly 17 years.
Spain has offered to take in a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants after Italy and Malta refused.
An Italian court has convicted a Polish man of kidnapping 20-year-old British model Chloe Ayling for ransom in a case that raised the spectre of young women being auctioned off online on encrypted websites.
A British model feels “vindicated” after the man she accused of kidnapping her for ransom was convicted and jailed for nearly 17 years, her agent has said.
Spain’s new prime minister has ordered authorities to allow a rescue ship carrying 629 migrants to dock in the eastern port of Valencia after the boat was refused access by Italy and Malta.
An Italian court has convicted a Polish man of kidnapping British model Chloe Ayling for ransom, and sentenced him to 16 years and nine months in prison.
Italy and Malta are refusing to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea.
Malta has accused Italy of violating international norms by instructing a migrant rescue ship with 629 people aboard to stay at sea while a diplomatic standoff plays out over where it can dock.
A private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants remained on a northward course in the Mediterranean Sea after more than a day of not receiving permission to dock in either Italy or Malta.
A British artist has been arrested in Italy after allegedly attempting to steal a luxury motor boat at a resort favoured by the rich and famous, according to reports.
Roberto Mancini saw his Italy side concede a late equaliser in their friendly against Holland but insists he has a “sense of optimism” following his first three games at the helm.
Nathan Ake headed home his first international goal as Holland scrambled to force a draw with 10-man Italy in Turin.
The Government has announced that it will offload a £2.6 billion stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, a move that will see the taxpayer’s stake in the lender reduced from 70.1% to 62.4%.
Packaging firm DS Smith ended the day among the highest risers on the FTSE 100, helping London’s top flight begin the week in positive territory.
The two pillars of Italy’s first populist government have been campaigning in Sicily, days after taking office.
New coach Roberto Mancini has promised Italy will get the defensive side of their game right ahead of Monday’s friendly against Holland.
Italy’s new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade — then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants.
France’s preparations for the World Cup were boosted by a 3-1 win over Italy in the Allianz Riviera in Nice.
The FTSE 100 ended the week on the front foot as a political breakthrough in Italy helped markets look through the continued threat of a global trade war.