Italy is a European country. Its capital and largest city is Rome. It is a founding member of the EU. It is also a UN and WTO member. Italy plays a prominent role in international political, economic and cultural affairs.
Italian PM Giuseppe Conte has hit back at claims made by a chief EU lawmaker that he is a “puppet” of his country’s coalition party leaders, after declaring the bloc had “lost contact” with its people.
The CEO of Gucci's parent company has said that the Italian luxury brand will up efforts to teach staff about cultural sensitivity in the African-American market, after its reputation was dented by a 'blackface' sweater uproar.