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For decades scientists have warned that the city of Venice is sinking. Now climate change is accelerating the problem, with regular and severe flooding. Is the floating city equipped to save itself?
The populist Five Star Movement is celebrating major gains in Italy's elections. After rejecting the traditional political establishment it is aligning itself with the success of newcomers such as Trump and Macron.
In Italy, the army manufacture marijuana to service the country's growing demand for medicinal cannabis. Yet they are struggling to keep up with this demand, opening the door to the black market.
The qualities of Carrara marble have made it one of the most desirable building materials in the world. But as quarrying accelerates to keep up with demand, there is concern that extraction may not be sustainable.
The Calabrian town of Riace is renowned for welcoming migrants, an attitude at odds with much of Italy’s foreign policy. Yet now its charismatic mayor has been suspended and its refugee program is foundering.
Work on Rome’s new state-of-the-art subway line near the Colosseum has been plagued by delays, but it’s also unearthed a surprise treasure trove of thousands of artefacts, including a Roman military barracks and an ancient home.
Riace in southern Italy once welcomed migrants with open arms, but its dream of integration lies in tatters after Matteo Salvini's anti-migrant Lega party was elected earlier this year.
In Puglia, Italy, a disease is ravaging the precious olive crops which define landscapes and livelihoods in the region. The country has had to import olive oil for the first time, but there is hope.