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Italy's top court clears fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in tax evasion case - @Reuters

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Italy's financial police say 2 Rome businessmen led a fraud ring that they believe defrauded the state out of $2.2 billion in taxes - @AFP

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same-sex marriage

Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino registers 16 marriages carried out abroad between same-sex couples, in defiance of Italian law - @AFP

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Britain's BSkyB, in the process of buying pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, posts slightly better than expected Q1 profits - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House: President Obama spoke with British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi about Ebola outbreak; Obama stressed need for increased assistance for Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea - statement

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Ebola outbreak 2014

President Obama urged leaders of UK, France, Germany, Japan and Italy to 'make more significant contributions' to fight against Ebola, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says - @OKnox

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Italian stocks drop 4.4%, Greek stocks slide 6.3% in European selloff - @MarketsTicker

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House: President Obama to hold video conference Wednesday with British, French, German, and Italian leaders to discuss the Ebola epidemic, other international issues - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko says he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Italy next week - @AFP

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Genoa, Liguria, IT

At least 1 person in Genoa has died after the Bisagno river burst its banks following days of heavy rainfall in northwestern Italy - @SkyNews

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United Kingdom

Divorces granted to at least 180 Italian couples in UK courts declared void after widespread fraud uncovered - @BBCBreaking

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Top Iraqi Kurdish security official Helgurd Hikmet says his forces have begun receiving training to fight Islamic State militants from western allies including the US, France, Italy and Germany - @AP

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Scotland's independence referendum

Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has warned that Scotland voting for independence would be a 'disaster' for Britain and the EU - @BBCNews

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International Organization for Migration

Survivors of a shipwrecked migrant boat that set off from Egypt estimate as many as 500 aboard could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organization for Migration says; according to the survivors, those making crossing to Europe were Syrian, Palestinian, Egyptian and Sudanese - @AFP

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Fogliano Redipuglia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, IT

Speaking during the homily of a Mass at Italy's largest war memorial, in Fogliano Redipuglia, Pope Francis says the spate of conflicts around the globe today are effectively a 'piecemeal' 3rd World War - @Reuters

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Photo: Tony-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris married his partner of more than 10 years, David Burtka, in Italy on Saturday - @eonline

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Bujumbura, Bujumbura Mairie, BI

3 Italian nuns found killed over the weekend in a parish in the north of Burundi's capital, officials and a priest in the African state say - @Reuters

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Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix with Nico Rosberg in 2nd place - @guardian_sport

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Senior official: Ukraine to receive weapons, military advisers from 5 NATO states, including US - @Reuters

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air travel

Italy air traffic control strike to disrupt flights from UK; 4-hour stoppage will run from 11:30 to 15:30 BST - @BBCNews

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