• Late Brady takes Ireland to last 16

    Robbie Brady scored a glorious late winner for Ireland to put them through to the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time with a 1-0 win over Group E winners Italy.

  • Germany eye last 16, Spain easier path

    World champions Germany headline a host of sides chasing places in the Euro 2016 knockout phase on Tuesday while title-holders Spain are out to avoid a heavyweight clash with Italy.

  • Buffon misses training

    Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon misses training on Sunday morning because of a fever, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said.

  • Candreva in hamstring trouble

    Italy winger Antonio Candreva has undergone tests after suffering a hamstring injury in their 1-0 Euro 2016 win over Sweden on Friday.

  • In-form Spain, Italy eye last 16

    The knockout stages of Euro 2016 beckon for defending champions Spain and 2012 finalists Italy if they can back up their opening wins with more success against Turkey and Sweden on Friday.

  • Italy looking to heal 'open wound': Conte

    Italy's great start to Euro 2016 is tempered by memories of the last World Cup when they also opened with a win before crashing out of the tournament, coach Antonio Conte said after Monday's 2-0 victory over Belgium.

  • Pelle cracker caps Italy win over Belgium

    Goals in either half from Emanuele Giaccherini and Graziano Pelle ensured Italy hit the ground running at Euro 2016 as the Azzurri confined highly-fancied Belgium to a 2-0 defeat on Monday.

  • Belgium take aim at Azzurri

    Italy coach Antonio Conte is banking on a workmanlike team full of energy to outfox Belgium's exciting young forwards when they meet on Monday.

  • Suspect extradited for trafficking 'is wrong man'

    Friends of a man extradited to Italy on Tuesday on people smuggling charges say police have the wrong man.

  • Italy see off Finland

    Italy, runners up at the 2012 European championships, tune up for Euro 2016 with a 2-0 friendly win over Finland in Verona on Monday.

  • Squads: UEFA Euro 2016, France

    23-member Euro 2016 squads of Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, England, Wales, Turkey and Belgium have been announced.

  • Pelle fires Azzurri

    Southampton striker Graziano Pelle hit a second-half winner as an injury-depleted Italy beat Scotland 1-0 in a disjointed Euro 2016 friendly in Malta on Sunday.

  • Abdus Sobhan Sikder

    Abdus Sobhan next envoy to Italy

    The government has decided to appoint Abdus Sobhan Sikder as the next ambassador of Bangladesh to Italy, the foreign ministry said today.

  • Conte fine-tunes squad

    Italy coach Antonio Conte cut several Euro 2016 hopefuls from a preliminary squad on Monday as he unveiled a 30-man squad for the Azzurri's second pre-competition training camp.

  • Totti staying at Roma

    Iconic Roma captain Francesco Totti will stay at the capital outfit for a 24th season, the club's general manager Mauro Baldissoni says in a television interview on Friday.

  • Ranieri to get one of Italy’s highest honours?

    In the wake of Leicester City’s fairytale run to the English Premier League title, manager Claudio Ranieri is reportedly set to be named Grand Officer of the Italian Order of Merit, one of Italy’s highest honours.

  • Chances slim for Pirlo

    Italy veteran Andrea Pirlo is among the absentees as coach Antonio Conte names a provisional 28-man squad on Monday for a pre-Euro 2016 training camp with several stars absent with Cup finals to play.

  • Germany set Italy date

    Germany will play Italy in a friendly in their final game of 2016, the World Cup holders announced on Friday.

  • Novak staves off Rafa threat

    World number one Novak Djokovic fends off a resurgent Rafael Nadal 7-5 7-6 (4) in a pulsating battle on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open.

  • Verratti blow for Italy

    Italian midfielder Marco Verratti was Friday ruled out of Euro 2016 after his Paris Saint-Germain club revealed he will undergo groin surgery on May 16.

  • 84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: IOM

    Eighty-four migrants are still missing after an inflatable craft sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors cited by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  • Vespa

    Happy 70th birthday to Vespa

    Classic and symbol of the "dolce vita", the Vespa turns 70 this weekend and Italy's most celebrated scooter is buzzing along nicely after tripling sales in the last decade.

  • Elton John 'vile' for use of surrogate mothers: Italian MP

    A senior Italian politician describes Sir Elton John as “vile” due to the British singer’s use of surrogate mothers to carry his children.

  • Actor 'deteriorating' after stage stunt

    The condition of Italian actor Raphael Schumacher left in a coma after a hanging scene in a live theatrical production went wrong is deteriorating, it is reported.

  • 10 expats get CIP status for remittance

    The government gives recognition to ten people as Commercially Important Person (CIP) for their contribution in the country’s economy through sending their remittances in 2014.

  • Five on trial over Vatican leaks

    Five people are set to go on trial in the Vatican accused of leaking and publishing secret documents revealing mismanagement in the Holy See.

  • Case filed over attack on Italian doctor

    A case is filed in connection with the attack on an Italian volunteer physician that took place yesterday in Dinajpur town.

  • Italian doctor shot in Dinajpur

    An Italian doctor is injured in an gun attack by unknown miscreants in Dinajpur town. He receives injuries in his head but is out of danger.

  • Tavella killing: Matin on 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court places MA Matin on a five-day remand in connection with the killing of the Italian national Cesare Tavella.

  • Japanese killing: 2 accused denied bail

    A Rangpur court rejects bail petitions of two accused in Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi murder case.