Italy

PHOTOS: Perfect Proscuitto Production in Emilia Romagna

Rebecca Williams | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

It's true, the best Italian food hails from Emilia Romagna, although I'm sure there will be some Italians who disagree. I'll never taste Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto, Mortadella or Balsamic vinegar in the same way after a trip through the heartland of Italian cuisine.

Fashion Hot Spots in Florence

Madame Allsorts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Florence possesses a whimsical romance that fashion lovers can fall in love with, quite rightly so as it's the birthplace of many of the large Italian houses! So here's a rundown of who runs this city!

'We Cannot Allow The Mediterranean To Become A Cemetery'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

For the second time in a week, dozens of migrants desperate to reach Italy have died after an overloaded smugglers' boat sank in the Canal of Sicily. ...

F1 Driver Who Lost Eye Dies In Spanish Hotel

Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport

Maria de Villota, the female F1 driver who lost her eye when she crashed, has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville. Spanish police say it ap...

Recipes From Tuscany: Stuffed Italian Courgette Flowers

Beth Young | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

For those of you who have never had the pleasure of eating courgette flowers, I have to say that in terms of flavour you've not missed out on much, but what I love about them is that, no matter how they are prepared, they always look exquisite and are such a versatile receptacle for showcasing great flavour and texture combinations.

OSCE Report Links Human Trafficking and Torture

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

The shadowy world of human trafficking is one area where such outrages still occur, with victims raped, imprisoned, held against their will and abused in a number of ways such that we can compare it to, and even consider it to be, a form of torture.

Dozens Drown After Migrant Boat Catches Fire Off Italian Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Dozens of migrants desperate to reach Italy have died after their boat sank near the island of Lampedusa, with rescuers warning that the current death...

Berlusconi's Breakdown In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

These pictures show the moment Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi unexpectedly dropped his bid to topple the Italian government in a last...

Vatican Bank Profits QUADRUPLE In A Year

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK

The Vatican's bank enjoyed profits of €86.6 million (£72.3m) in 2012, more than four times higher than in 2011, according to its annual report. ...

Coffee Crisis

Beth Young | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Young

Another Italian rip-off, is, of course, coffee chains. On his first visit to a UK coffee shop my confused boyfriend had a lot of questions: 'What's a Mochaccino?', 'And a syrup shot?' and 'ARE YOU JOKING? £1.80 for an Espresso?!'

Amanda Knox's Retrial Begins - Without Her

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK

Amanda Knox is set to be tried again for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, but the former student will remain in Seattle because she fea...

Get Out of My Way - I Have Post Holiday Blues and I'm Prepared to Use It

Alfie Evers | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I am confronted by a dead pigeon. Its body hard pressed and flattened to the floor. Its face contorted to a fixed expression of doom. Its guts spread across the road. I sigh. We are one. Its state reflects how I am feeling.

Sunderland: More Than a Club

Kevin Blundell | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

When Sunderland parted company with Paolo Di Canio on Sunday, many cited the Italian's style of management for his dismissal - falling out with big characters in the dressing room as well as publicly denouncing his players... a filthy cloud lurks above Sunderland as a club and how they are run above management level.

Unidentified Remains Found Near Costa Concordia Wreck

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

Human remains have been found at the site of the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, according to the regional civil protection agency. Ital...

Hannah's story - Getting Help for Drug Addiction

Danny McCubbin | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

I started smoking cannabis and drinking socially when I was about 13. I fairly quickly progressed on to harder drugs and at about 15 I was using speed, ecstasy and cocaine.

LOOK: The Costa Concordia Seen From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

We've seen the Costa Concordia's browning hulk up close as it was raised from the depths, and we've seen the wrenching upwards of the wreck in a stunn...

WATCH: Incredible Time-Lapse Video Of The Costa Concordia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

Engineers worked throughout the night to raise the 114,000-tonne shipwreck of the Costa Concordia from rocks off the Tuscan coast. But the time is ...

LOOK: Costa Concordia Hauled Upright

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

Looming out of the night, the great hulk of the Costa Concordia, browned in sea water and rubbish, was heaved upright at last. The cruise ship sta...

Berlusconi Conviction Threatens Fragile Italian Government

Alex Rickets | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Rickets

Few politicians have cast such a long shadow over a country, across an extended period of time, as Silvo Berlusconi. Palpable relief greeted the politician and media tycoon's resignation as Italian PM in November 2011, against a backdrop of severe doubt regarding his commitment to implementing economic reforms necessary to tackle the nation's debt crisis.

'The EU's Second Political Assassination'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Politics

Silvio Berlusconi considered pulling Italy out of the euro in late 2011 before European financial officials brought about his removal from office, an ...

LOOK: Huge Cannabis Haul Goes Up In Flames

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK

Smugglers took drastic action when their haul of cannabis was spotted by Italian coastguards. They torched all 30 tonnes of hash, creating this hug...

First Photo Of Drowned Couple Released

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

The first picture of the couple who drowned off the coast of Sicily has been released. Andrew Sturgess, 34 and his girlfriend, Carmen Spiridon, wer...

British Man And Girlfriend Drown Off Sicily Coast

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

A British man named as Andrew Sturgess and his girlfriend are believed to have drowned off the coast of Sicily. Local police believe the 34-year-o...

Stylish Shopping Cities

Aimee Avory-Adams | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Avory-Adams

With the fashion capitals of the world preparing for autumn, and Fashion Week, what better time to delve into the brilliance of some of the most stylish shopping destinations around the world? From designer boutiques to vintage fashion shows, find out where you need to be this autumn to feel preened, pampered and at the forefront of the latest trends.

Why Visit Fashion Houses When You Can Dream in Fashion Hotels!

Madame Allsorts | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Let's raise a toadstool to Milan, when you can eat, drink and sleep fashion and that will never go out of fashion!