Latest Turin News

Italy's Salvini pushes for a new election over deadlocks

Aug. 8, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy faced a government crisis Thursday after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party called for a new election, saying his party's coalition with the populist 5-Star Movement had collapsed over policy differences. Premier Giuseppe Conte said he would convene...

Italian police arrest 6 in nightclub stampede that killed 6

Aug. 3, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian police on Saturday arrested six men on manslaughter charges for allegedly using pepper spray to carry out thefts at a concert for teens, triggering a stampede that killed six people at a venue near the Adriatic coastal city of Ancona last year. The tragedy last December killed five...

Italy: Missile discovered in hangar leads to more weapons

Jul. 20, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Police say they have found more weapons in northern Italy following the discovery of an air-to-air missile and other arms days earlier. Police said Saturday they had searched a second residence of one of the three suspects connected to the original cache. A Turin-based anti-terrorism police...

Heat wave puts Italy, France on highest 'red' weather alert

Jun. 27, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — France's national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an "exceptional peak" Friday amid a record-setting heat wave in Europe. Meteo France raised the hazardous weather warning to "red," the...

A look at the 2026 Winter Olympic bids in Monday's vote

Jun. 23, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday's ballot to pick the 2026 host. The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are. Effectively it is northern Italy against Sweden and Latvia as the costs...