Forget bag ladies, druggies and beggars: squatters in Italy are increasingly middle class families driven to desperate moves by the soaring increases in rents in the last two years. One woman, Pina, is leading a brave – but illegal –
Seven out of every 10 women murdered in Italy each year are killed by their husbands or partners – whether current or ex. So why does the Italian ‘collective conscience’ react in such a passive, lukewarm fashion to the murders
A contemporary re-telling of the Cinderella story reveals the fairy tale stereotypes are flourishing in the media.
Rosa Carlucci and her two teenage sons fled their home in the south of Italy to escape her abusive ex-husband and seek protection from the social services in the northern town of Turin. But they refused to believe her, and